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How much time should you spend in a job?
How much time should you spend in a job?
The world of work has changed, and we’ve got the data to prove it. The stats show that, on average, Baby Boomers spent 20 years in one job. Nowadays, Millennials are expected to have 30 jobs over the course of their working life, which means th...
Posted by: James Cant
25/02/20
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Five signs it's time to change jobs
Five signs it's time to change jobs
When Sunday rolls around do you get the fear of going back into work? Do you think about leaving your job, but not sure whether you should? It could be time to think about whether you need a new job.  It’s very easy to just stay in your c...
Posted by: Emma Upton
22/01/20
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Important questions to ask about your probation period
Important questions to ask about your probation period
When you start a new job as a permanent employee, there’s a strong chance your new employer will put you on a probation period to ensure you’re right for the role. A probation period is also a brilliant way to see if the company and role ...
Posted by: Chloe Jordan
29/10/19
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8 Common interview mistakes and how to avoid them
8 Common interview mistakes and how to avoid them
What shouldn’t you do at a job interview? WRS take a look at some of the most common job interview mistakes and offer advice on how to avoid them! 1 Not being fully preparedStart your preparation a few days before your interview. Research the...
Posted by: Chloe Jordan
14/06/19
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Inside recruitment with Richard
Inside recruitment with Richard
Richard Baillie-GrayRichard Baillie-Gray, Contract Manager – Energy Division Describe your career path at WRS so far I first joined WRS in October 2016 where I began my career as a labour manager in the construction team. The team was complet...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
18/04/19
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What are the benefits of outsourcing the staffing function for your project?
What are the benefits of outsourcing the staffing function for your project?
Fay Campbell, a recruitment consultant at WRS in the mining team shares her thoughts on the benefits of outsourcing the staffing function for your project. When you work with the WRS Mining Division, you have access to so much more than a recruitmen...
Posted by: Fay Campbell
21/03/19
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New UK Government Guidance released on Minimum Wage for Seafarers in UK Waters
New UK Government Guidance released on Minimum Wage for Seafarers in UK Waters
New UK Government guidance has been released today regarding the UK National Minimum Wage for Seafarers.This means that all seafarers must be paid the UK National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage if aged over 25, which are set at present at &poun...
Posted by: Matthew Spells
18/01/18
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Why use WRS to manage your Oil & Gas contractor workforce?
Why use WRS to manage your Oil & Gas contractor workforce?
Having worked with Oil & Gas companies for over ten years, we’ve gained a wealth of experience in what our clients need from us to make their lives easier. That’s why we offer the following: £10m ($13.5m) monthly payro...
Posted by: Christopher Morton-Collings
11/01/18
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Staring Down the Barrel of a Cliché
Staring Down the Barrel of a Cliché
There are hundreds of clichés in everyday life. Clichés in writing, in films, in advertising, in day-to-day conversation – especially small talk.  The realm of the job interview has not avoided this pestilence, and I’m...
Posted by: James Cant
28/08/17
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A Quick Guide to Living and Working in... Stavanger, Norway!
A Quick Guide to Living and Working in... Stavanger, Norway!
Stavanger is Norway’s third-largest urban zone and fourth-largest principality, with an estimated population of 130,000. Stavanger won the 2008 title of European Capital of Culture along with Liverpool of the UK. Renowned for its oil industry s...
Posted by: Kevin Delhaye
25/08/17
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