The Essential Skills You Should Have for a Risk Management Position

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Risk management is an exciting and rewarding career, particularly in the energy industry. Companies depend heavily on their risk management professionals to help them decide what the right course of action is within projects as well as an overall business strategy. But knowing whether risk management is the right path forward for you can be… Read more »

Addressing Your Resume Red Flags Head On During an Interview

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Is there something on your resume that is not favorable to a potential employer? Examples include being fired from a previous position, a prolonged gap in employment, or changing industries. Don’t let them slow you down. An interview is the best place to address those concerns head-on. Here is how you can handle questions around… Read more »

Fine Tuning Your Job Search May Lead to Better Interviews

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It can be tempting to throw yourself at every job posting you see, especially when you are eager to get back into the workforce. But this strategy could be wasting your time on applications that won’t produce results. The act of fine-tuning your job search, being more selective about which jobs you are applying to,… Read more »

How the Staffing Industry is Evolving and Why You Need to Use it As a Resource

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The world of work has changed dramatically in response to the business’s technological revolution. The way we do work is different, but also the way we find work and workers has changed significantly. If you are not currently aware of the resources available to you in partnering with a staffing expert, you are missing out… Read more »

How You Should Be Following-Up Post Interview

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Whether you just got out of a job interview or if you’re ready to ace your next one, here’s one part of the application process that’s not as cut and dry as you might think, the follow-up. Don’t allow important job opportunities to slip away from you because you don’t take the initiative to follow… Read more »

Video Interview Tips 2/2: Preparing Your Environment

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Continuing in our series about how to succeed in a video interview, today we’re talking about how best to prepare your environment. The environment is critical. As more companies are getting more global in scope, it stands to reason that not every candidate is available locally or able to fly in for an interview. Video… Read more »

Considering a Career in Project Controls? Here’s What You Need to Know

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Interested in exploring a career path in Project Controls? Project Controls are the data gathering, data management and analytical processes used to predict, understand and constructively influence the time and cost outcomes of a project. It’s through the communication of this information that drives effective management and decision making. But breaking into this role doesn’t… Read more »

Video Interview Tips 1/2: Being Prepared

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Video interviews are becoming easily as popular as phone interviews in the modern digital age. They are equally as challenging, however. If you haven’t figured out how to best present yourself as a candidate over video conferencing, it’s really not that difficult. In this new, two-part series we’re going to explore just how to show… Read more »

Humility: A Leadership Quality to Master

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Great leaders are many things. They have a vision. They are inspiring. They are excellent communicators and have the ability to motivate others to help them achieve great things. But one character trait that is clearly important for true leaders is humility. Ego rarely serves leaders well, particularly when it comes to inspiring others to follow them. Here are… Read more »

4 Signs You Need to Quit Your Boss

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There comes a time in many professional careers where no matter the hard work or effort you put into a role; the situation becomes clear that things won’t get better. Your boss has a huge impact on that experience. That’s when you know that it’s time to throw in the towel. Here are 4 signs… Read more »