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Which countries in Europe have opened their borders?
Which countries in Europe have opened their borders?
Across the world, countries have begun opening their borders after weeks of closure during the Coronavirus pandemic. In Europe, the situation is still uncertain, and each country is imposing its own timetable and rules for re-opening its borders. F...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
15/07/20
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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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Life offshore: Rizaldo Zunio, Electro-technical Officer
Life offshore: Rizaldo Zunio, Electro-technical Officer
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work offshore? As part of a brand-new blog series, WRS has been interviewing candidates who are currently working offshore to gain a better insight into what their lives are like. This week, we sat dow...
Posted by: Richard Baillie-Gray
04/03/20
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Our man in Kurdistan
Our man in Kurdistan
A few weeks ago, Chris Cunnane - Kurdistan Development Manager, flew out to Kurdistan to work at our office in Erbil, the Iraqi capital of Kurdistan. WRS has been operating in Kurdistan since 2015 working with all the major oil and gas companies. Chr...
Posted by: Christopher Cunnane
26/02/20
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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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International insights: Kurdistan opportunities
International insights: Kurdistan opportunities
As part of a new feature, WRS are looking into the opportunities that exist in various international locations for experienced personnel within the energy sector. In this edition, we shine a light into Kurdistan and the opportunities that are on off...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
16/01/20
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Get noticed in the oil and gas industry – your guide to creating a great CV
Get noticed in the oil and gas industry – your guide to creating a great CV
It’s important that you have the right CV if you’re looking for a new job in the oil and gas industry. A role in the oil and gas industry may require specialist experience or skills, so a regular CV may not be enough to sell yourself to a...
Posted by: Josh Stachini
04/12/19
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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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Your guide to living and working in Erbil, Kurdistan
Your guide to living and working in Erbil, Kurdistan
Erbil, also known by its Kurdish name, Hawler, is the capital of Kurdistan and has a population of 1.5 million. Erbil is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, with life in the city dating as far back as 6000 B.C. Erbil is far...
Posted by: Christopher Cunnane
28/05/19
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