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Supporting crew changes during COVID-19
Supporting crew changes during COVID-19
Countries all over the world are implementing travel restrictions in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19. Imposed restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have disrupted crew mobility. The travel restrictions have barred crew from dis...
Posted by: Matthew Spells
26/06/20
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Minimum Requirements for Seafarers - Offshore Engineers
Minimum Requirements for Seafarers - Offshore Engineers
We are lucky enough to work with highly skilled and knowledgeable seafarers. In this blog series, we’re exploring what it takes to be a seafarer and what qualifications are required. The last instalment of our blog series covered the minimum re...
Posted by: Nina Dransfield
10/06/20
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WRS Supporting Clients during COVID-19
WRS Supporting Clients during COVID-19
COVID-19 is presenting a number of challenges to WRS’s customers. In response to the worldwide travel restrictions, we’ve noticed a spike in localised recruitment. In practice, this means that our clients are asking us to find personnel a...
Posted by: Mark Brown
06/04/20
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What’s it like working offshore as a woman
What’s it like working offshore as a woman
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work offshore? What’s life really like on board a ship at sea for weeks or even months? And just who are the people who decide to pursue this as their career? As part of a brand-new blog series, WR...
Posted by: Richard Baillie-Gray
01/04/20
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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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Minimum Requirements for Seafarers - Maritime Crane Operator
Minimum Requirements for Seafarers - Maritime Crane Operator
Seafarers are required to hold specialist maritime certification to work at sea. The last instalment covered the minimum requirements for a Master (Captain) to work on a vessel. In this edition we’re going to be looking at the requirements and ...
Posted by: Nina Dransfield
11/02/20
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Minimum Requirements for Seafarers
Minimum Requirements for Seafarers
Seafarers are required to hold specialist maritime certification to work at sea. As part of a new feature, WRS are outlining the role of every rank on-board and the minimum entry requirements. In this edition, we’re going to look at the requi...
Posted by: Jason Robertson
09/01/20
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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: Mark Burslem
02/05/19
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