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Join WRS at Offshore Energy 2019
Join WRS at Offshore Energy 2019
Held from the 7 to the 9 October, this year’s Offshore Energy exhibition and conference is set to attract its biggest audience yet, consisting of over 650 exhibitors and 12,000 visitors from over 90 nationalities. WRS will be at booth 1.528 s...
Posted by: Scott Redfern
30/08/19
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Inside recruitment with Peter
Inside recruitment with Peter
Peter Jackson Peter Jackson, Shipping Recruitment Consultant Describe your career path at WRS? When I first started my career in the maritime team at WRS as a recruitment consultant I began by shadowing my colleagues and learning about the industr...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
10/05/19
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Question: Are you unhappy at work?
Question: Are you unhappy at work?
You spend more time at your job—as much as one third of your days according to some sources—than just about anywhere. And if you’re miserable, it can take a tremendous toll on all aspects of your life. Yes, we can’t all be hap...
Posted by: Ruth McKinney
02/05/19
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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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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: Kathie Higginson
25/08/17
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Welcome to WRS: Andrew Cannon!
Welcome to WRS: Andrew Cannon!
As part of our business growth in 2017, WRS has been working hard to bolster our successful teams with new talent - both fresh trainees full of potential, and experienced veterans of the recruitment world who already have a database in their brain, f...
Posted by: Daniel Kite
04/08/17
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A Day in the Life of...a Bosun.
A Day in the Life of...a Bosun.
Elby Mathew is a Bosun for Arkstar Offshore who currently works on board Arkstar's Eagle 1 vessel. Elby is currently working out of Abu Dhabi, supplying rigs operated by Paragon Offshore — that are contracted by ESNAAD, who are a whol...
Posted by: Scott Redfern
17/07/17
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Jargon Busting: The Maritime industry
Jargon Busting: The Maritime industry
The Maritime industry is certainly decorated with initialisms, words, and phrases that somebody outside of Marine involvement is unlikely to come across very often. Many of the job titles have kept their archaic resonance from decades or more ago, bu...
Posted by: Scott Redfern
12/07/17
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A Day in the Life of... a 2nd Engineer.
A Day in the Life of... a 2nd Engineer.
Anton Rivai is a 2nd Engineer for Arkstar Offshore who currently works on board Arkstar's Eagle 1 vessel. Anton is currently working out of Abu Dhabi,supplying rigs operated by Paragon Offshore — that are contracted by ESNAAD, who are...
Posted by: Scott Redfern
10/07/17
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A Day in the Life of... a Master.
A Day in the Life of... a Master.
Yono Balawara is a Master for Arkstar Offshore who currently works on board Arkstar's Eagle 1 vessel. Yono is currently working out of Abu Dhabi, supplying rigs operated by Paragon Offshore — that are contracted by ESNAAD, who are a w...
Posted by: Scott Redfern
03/07/17
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