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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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17Jul2014

Drilling for Oil: Vertical & Horizontal Drilling

PathFinder Staffing is introducing a series of articles to provide an overview of the oil and gas industry, from well planning to production.  Our goal is to offer a primer in oil and gas drilling processes for those interested in working in the oil and gas industry that can also help guide you in your
  • 17 Jul, 2014
  • Tim Cook
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24May2013

5 Reasons Why Independent Recruiters Don't Return Candidates' Calls

By:  Terri Piersma An independent recruiter is someone who is hired by an employer to find a candidate for a specific job and who does not work in-house for an employer. After almost seven years working for a split placement network consisting of independent recruiting firms, I’ve learned a lot about independent recruiters. One of
  • 24 May, 2013
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18Apr2013

How to take your Job Search up a Notch

Previously I wrote about the power of using aggregators as a part of your job search strategy.  (A Quick Start Guide to your Job Search)  Simply put, an aggregator is a search engine dedicated only to job postings.  Instead of searching multiple job boards, you can use one web site (such as SimplyHired) to do
  • 18 Apr, 2013
  • Tim Cook
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