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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: Dan Luke
14/06/19
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How to answer: what are your salary expectations?
How to answer: what are your salary expectations?
Why is answering this question so tricky? It’s a relatively straightforward question yet the answer can be quite complicated. You don’t want to undersell yourself, but you don’t want to be unrealistic. Why do interviewers want to ...
Posted by: Josh Stachini
22/05/19
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Inside recruitment with Chloe
Inside recruitment with Chloe
Chloe Jordan Recruitment Consultant - Commodities Trading team. What has been your career path at WRS? My career at WRS began in February in the Commodities Trading team. I’m absolutely loving my role and I’m very excited about my caree...
05/04/19
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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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A Quick Guide to... Living and Working in Lagos, Nigeria
A Quick Guide to... Living and Working in Lagos, Nigeria
There are a lot of misconceptions about life in Lagos. Many expats who’ve lived in the city describe it as vibrant, colourful, and a huge amount of fun – yet the 2014 Economist Intelligence Unit rated the city as amongst the 4 worst desti...
Posted by: Fay Campbell
29/12/17
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Health and Safety in House-Building -- How Do Your Behavioural Safety Policies Affect You?
Health and Safety in House-Building -- How Do Your Behavioural Safety Policies Affect You?
It’s pretty fair to say that our evolution in Health and Safety is no accident – save for the odd lapse here and there! Derided or not (I suppose it is human reaction to rebel against those who make the rules – even if it’s ju...
Posted by: David Beckett
24/10/17
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"Why Oil Prices Fluctuate" an Infographic from Visualistan
"Why Oil Prices Fluctuate" an Infographic from Visualistan
The below infographic, taken from Visualistan, is a fantastic, comprehensive look at why Oil prices fluctuate, detailing explanations for rise and fall of prices, as well as what these can mean for the sector at the time.   Feel free to co...
Posted by: James Cant
04/10/17
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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: Kathie Higginson
25/08/17
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Oil & Gas and... the Future of Digital Technology
Oil & Gas and... the Future of Digital Technology
The investment into digital technology is part of many upstream oil and gas companies' strategies to reduce costs while making faster and better decisions. For example, where to drill, and when to drill. Technologies such as the Internet of Things (I...
Posted by: James Cant
23/08/17
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