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Maybe you’ve found a great new position to further your career, or perhaps you are moving to another location? The fact remains that you need to resign your current position, and you want to make the process as stress free as possible. This is no time to simply run off to a new job, as… Read more »

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So you recently saw the perfect position on an online job site. The problem lies in the fact that one of the job’s required skills isn’t currently in your toolbox. This is frustrating because you know you’d be a perfect fit for the company in question. What should you do? Does it makes sense to… Read more »

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Keeping the team at your office running smoothly and productively plays a large role in your company’s overall success. A sense of teamwork and camaraderie within your staff helps to separate the best organizations from those merely treading water. With that said, it is important not to let malcontented employees adversely affect what you’ve built…. Read more »

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Keeping your organization running at its highest efficiency is the prime directive for any manager in the oil and gas industry as well as other business sectors. Optimizing worker productivity involves walking a fine line between inspiring ultimate effort and creating a burned-out staff. With that in mind, here are three tips for boosting your… Read more »

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No matter a candidate’s technical abilities or work experience, sometimes their cultural fit within your organization plays the most significant role in determining their overall success as an employee. Someone who works hard and wants to be part of the team may make a bigger difference than a good worker who follows their own path…. Read more »

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You found a job that really seemed interesting; proceeded to send the company your résumé and an application, and went through the interview process only to find out your potential new employer feels you’re overqualified for the position. What do you do now? Despite remaining confident that you’d become a top notch employee for this… Read more »

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When faced with crunch time on an important project a difficult question arises. Should you bring on some new talent on a temporary basis to get the work finished, or is it a better option to just pay overtime and have your current team spend extra hours of effort? This is a multi-faceted question that… Read more »

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So the hiring manager saw your résumé and is interested, and now you have a phone interview scheduled. While interviewing over a telephone is probably less stressful than either in-person or video interviews, that doesn’t mean you can slack off on preparation. Depending on the type of the interview — it might even be technical… Read more »

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Now that the New Year is in full force, it becomes time to supercharge your job search efforts. Companies have their 2015 budgets all ready to go, and they want to start hiring new employees. If you are looking for a new job or feel like you are stuck in a current dead-end position, the… Read more »

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Now that 2015 is upon us, it becomes time to take stock of your organization’s corporate culture. In the competitive world of business, cultural issues can be a large differentiator between the top notch firms and the also-rans. The oil and gas industry is no different in this regard. Leveraging the opportunity of the New… Read more »