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Applying Online: Understanding ATS and How to Get Your Resume Seen By an Employer

  • 16 hours ago
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With most big oil & gas companies expecting applications to made in an online environment, you'd think that  job hunting should be easier, and more convenient, than ever before. Except it isn't, right? While it is definitely getting easier for employers seeking resumes and applications, it is not necessarily so for those looking for a job. The simple fact of the matter is this: When it comes to completing online applications for many of the Oilfields top employers, as many as 75% of res...

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5 Ways to Find an Oilfield Job in Alberta With No Experience

  • 1 week ago
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Even with the downtown in Alberta’s economy, many hopefuls still flock to Alberta in hopes of finding a job. Typically, these individuals are looking for jobs in the oil and gas industry, which despite its recent struggles, remain one of, if not the, biggest industry in Alberta. Contrary to what many people believe, it is not always easy to get a job in this industry, especially with the cutbacks that are taking place. However, this does not mean that it is impossible, even for those with...

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The Definitive Guide To Remote Camp Jobs Opportunities in Alberta

  • 2 months ago
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Typical Requirements for working in Camp jobs: Remote camp jobs typically offer an 'x' days on, 'x' days off rotation. For your time on, you are expected to stay on camp, working 10-12 hour shifts. For off days, you are either flown or given bus transportation to you place of residence, or a nearby major center. Accommodations in remote camps have evolved dramatically over the last 20 years. The once stoic 'single bunk' accommodations have been replaced with sprawling town-like centers with en...

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450 Oilfield Vacancies in Williston North Dakota - Over 30 Different Companies Hiring

  • 2 months ago
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North Dakota has certainly seen it's ups and downs when it comes to the Oil & Gas industry. As 2017 progresses, however, things certainly appear to have changed. Uncertainty in 2016 - Boom for 2017? According to a recent article in the Bismark Tribune, demand for oil & gas workers is expected to intensify for 2017. The article continues on to say that the state’s core oil-producing counties, which include Williams, McKenzie, Divide and Mountrail counties, list a little more than 1,300...

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10 Biggest Shale Plays in the US: Here's Where You'll Find Work

  • 6 months ago
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What is a “Shale Play”? A Shale play is, most simply put, where you will find shale gas. These shale plays are shale rock formations where hydrocarbons, upon being heated and pressurized over millions of years, have formed reservoirs of natural gas. Due to the impermeable state of the shale rock, this natural gas is unable to migrate closer to Earth’s surface – hence the need for retraction methods such as horizontal drilling or hydraulic fracturing. Why Are Shale Plays Important? To give you a...

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