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The changing nature of the oil and gas industry

The oil and gas industry is in a constant state of flux, with changing prices, demand and supply all having a significant impact on how the sector performs overall. In addition, there are a number of technological, legislation and political trends that are shaping the way the oil and gas industry develops.

Big data

One of these trends is the continued emergence of big data and its use within the industry. With new big data technologies and processes changing…

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Added by William Miller on February 1, 2018 at 9:49am — No Comments

What does 2018 have in store for core UK markets?

The UK’s economic growth took a hit in 2017, with Brexit casting a major shadow of doubt over how the nation would fare into the future. Despite this uncertainty, many industries continued to thrive, with 2018 set to be a significant year for some of the biggest contributors to the overall marketplace. Take a look at what the new year has in store for the following core sectors:

Financial services

Technology will continue to disrupt the finance industry,…

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Added by William Miller on February 1, 2018 at 9:49am — No Comments

Diversity within the engineering industry

The construction and engineering industry has long had a problem with diversity, particularly when it comes to the proportion of women working within the sector. In fact, the overall retention rate of female science, engineering and technology graduates is considerably lower than that of males, according to WES, with males typically securing more jobs in the engineering sector than their female counterparts. This gap means…

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Added by William Miller on February 1, 2018 at 9:46am — No Comments

Three science-based careers you might not have considered

Today’s economy offers people a huge range of choice in the careers they want to pursue- especially scientists. With technology advancing at an unprecedented rate, and opening up new avenues of discussion and exploration as it goes, there’s never been a better time to be involved in science, whether you’re more interested in meteorology or biology.

Given the huge range of options open to scientists, it can sometimes be hard to choose which career to get stuck into. Of course, you…

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Added by William Miller on November 30, 2017 at 11:28am — 1 Comment

How customer experience is changing the world of business

The world of business is always changing. New models of doing business, new regulations, and most of all, the introduction of the Internet, has drastically affected the way in which big companies operate across the world. Today, there are hundreds of companies competing for the same customers across many different sectors of business.

The thing that sets them apart? Customer experience. Even at the C-suite, the difference between growing your customer base and having those customers…

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Added by William Miller on October 26, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Three things you need to add to your company website now

In today's digital age, almost every business – successful or not – has its very own website. More often than not, this site was created in the early days of the organisation's development, and has been neglected ever since. 

 

The time has come to readdress your website, updating it to ensure your clients, candidates and everyone in between have everything they need to know about your organisation within the click of a…

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Added by William Miller on October 25, 2017 at 1:08pm — No Comments

How to boost your traffic on your site with SEO and PPC

In today’s competitive online marketplace, it’s now harder than ever to make yourself stand out from your competitors and get those all-important traffic rates flowing in. To combat this, you need a way of making yourself more visible, and reaching your site before they do your competitors’.

SEO is the best way in which to do this. In a world where internet visibility is the key to securing sales figures within your sector, this approach to online marketing can revolutionise your…

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Added by William Miller on September 27, 2017 at 11:24am — No Comments

How can you build your personal brand?

Whatever industry you’re in, branding is a crucial aspect of creating a successful business. Whether it’s through content marketing and reaching out to your customers, or being active on social media, branding is about creating and cultivating a reputation or a feeling that you want to be associated with your company.

The same applies to building your personal brand. In age where social media is crammed with thought leaders and companies, creating a good personal brand could spell the…

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Added by William Miller on August 31, 2017 at 10:27am — No Comments

What do I need to become a successful Systems Engineer?

For anyone considering a career in Systems Engineering, it’s vital to consider the key traits and skills required to successfully carve out a solid future. While a relevant degree is an obvious must-have to make it in this industry, there are many other essential qualities required to secure a Systems Engineer job. Here are our top picks:

The ability to work as a team

While many functions of a Systems Engineer role may require autonomous work, any hiring manager in this…

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Added by William Miller on August 1, 2017 at 11:53am — No Comments

Why should you invest in your own careers website?

When you’re trying to get yourself noticed online, the internet can be a noisy place. With thousands of competitors fighting for the attention of consumers, and job boards and aggregators like Indeed and Monster scooping up massive shares of the jobseeking audience, what you need is a way to set yourself apart from everybody else and increase your visibility where it matters: for instance, on sites like Google.

Though at first it can seem expensive to invest money in creating a new…

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Added by William Miller on July 28, 2017 at 10:54am — No Comments

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