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 »

Spotting a Bad Hire During an Interview

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Hiring a new employee is something that must be done thoughtfully. The cost of hiring the wrong person for the job can be surprisingly high, both in terms of lost productivity but also lost time in having the right person in the role. That’s why it is so critical to spot those warning signs in… 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 »

Make the Most of Your New Hire With These 5 Training Tips

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Inevitably, turnover becomes something employers need to address strategic hiring practices and a robust talent pipeline. Employers generally keep the bar high when making the decision on who to hire, but often new hires are expected to hit the ground running. As a manager, it’s important to accept this reality and pave the way with… Read more »

Maintaining a Work/Life Balance During the Holiday Time

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During the end of the year, productivity can start to take a toll if you’re not focused. Holiday commitments can be distracting. PTO plans can be disruptive. And the stress that inevitably comes with the end of year rush can be distressing. But it is possible to maintain a balanced life and stay productive at… Read more »

4 Tips for Landing that Administrative Assistant Job

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Is your resume ready to land you an Administrative assistant role? You might be surprised. Admins are highly skilled professionals. If your resume (or your interview skills) don’t present your work experience and strengths in the right way, it could affect your chances of getting that admin role. But you are the best judge of… 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 »

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 »

Balancing Profitability and Your Workforce

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Building and sustaining a profitable company is hard. Building and sustaining a company that is profitable and socially responsible and can recruit and retain the industry’s top talent may seem impossible. But more and more that is what is being demanded of modern employers. Employees want to work for the good guy, especially young employees…. 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 »