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Turning your weaknesses into strengths
Turning your weaknesses into strengths
Taking the time to evaluate what you’re good at and what you enjoy in your day to day work is a great exercise in self-awareness. “What are your strengths and weaknesses?”. A common interview question and something that you should ...
Posted by: Ruth McKinney
24/07/19
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Inside recruitment with Jason
Inside recruitment with Jason
Jason Robertson Jason Robertson, Recruitment consultant – Maritime Team Describe your career path at WRS so far? My career at WRS has been a great success so far. When I first started, I barely I knew anything about recruitment and now I&rsq...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
20/06/19
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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: Dan Luke
14/06/19
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Life on site – WRS Q&A
Life on site – WRS Q&A
Ever wondered what it’s like to work on a mining site? We sat down with a candidate we recently placed in West Africa and asked him about what life is like there.  When and how did you decide you wanted to work on site?Working on site was...
Posted by: Ella Cann
10/06/19
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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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Thinking about a move abroad to develop your career?
Thinking about a move abroad to develop your career?
If you’re thinking of moving overseas to widen your career prospects, we’ve collected the best advice from our experts at WRS. Here are eight top tips to starting a successful career overseas. Why do you want to move abroad? Before...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
14/05/19
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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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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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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 would make your working day better?
What would make your working day better?
People only spend 328 days socialising with friends, on average, over the course of a lifetime. However, the average person spends 13 years and two months at work, according to one analysis from HuffPost Australia. With careers having such a huge imp...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
22/03/19
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