14Oct2017

Earn Money While You Are Looking for Work (2 Fingered Peckers Need not Apply)

Let’s face it.  Looking for work can be very stressful, especially when you are living in an economic or industry downturn.  The global Financial Crisis of 2008 – 09 wiped out the savings of an entire generation and no industry was immune.  If you currently work in the oil and gas industry, you or someone
  • 14 Oct, 2017
  • Tim Cook
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24Feb2017

7 Common Resume Mistakes Every Job Seeker Should Avoid

No one said writing your resume would be easy. There are so many rules out there that affect your resume’s chances of making it into a hiring manager’s hands, it’s tough for the average worker to keep up! Luckily, there are professional services like TopResume that will review your resume – for free! – and
  • 24 Feb, 2017
  • Danielle Benson
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26Dec2015

Looking for Work? 5 “Must Haves” on Your LinkedIn Profile

Many people looking for work tend to overlook their LinkedIn profile. The majority of employers now use LinkedIn as their primary source for finding new employees. If you are looking for work, make sure these 5 items are included on your profile.
  • 26 Dec, 2015
  • Tim Cook
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08Nov2015

Has the Downturn in Oil & Gas Hurt Welders?

Texas employs far more welders than any other state and even during the oil and gas downturn, employers are still actively looking for qualified welders. So why are welders still in demand when energy companies are laying off and how much can an experienced welder make?
  • 8 Nov, 2015
  • Audrey Jenkins
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01Jul2015

Rig Count Ends It’s 28 Week Slide

According to Houston based oilfield service giant, Baker Hughes, the North American rig count for the week of June 26th saw it first increase since rigs started shutting down last October.  The rig count increased to 859 rigs, up 2 from the previous weeks’ count of 857.  Most of the increase in activity came from
  • 1 Jul, 2015
  • Tim Cook
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