How to Change Jobs Within the Engineering Industry
With so much variety in engineering, there are countless opportunities for refreshing your career. Discover how to uncover your ambitions & land your dream job!
How to Interview Employers for the Job You Want
During an interview, you have a chance to ask questions and establish whether this is the right employer for you. Our latest blog takes you through what you should be asking!
Attracting the Right Candidates
How do you attract candidates in the oil & gas, mining, engineering and construction industries? Read to discover actionable recruitment strategies for a changing world.
Retention Strategies to Hold onto Your Best People
Employee retention is a critical factor in any organisation’s success. While it is inevitable that a small proportion of a company’s workforce will resign annually, high staff turnover tends to become problematic for businesses, especially for those who rely on highly...
How to Make Yourself Indispensable at Work
Every successful career is represented by an individual who is an irreplaceable employee. There are multitudes of professionals with impressive skillsets and qualifications on their CVs, but these attributes are not guarantees against being replaced. High value...
Top Recruitment Trends to Expect in 2023
As 2023 approaches, employers are facing an evolving set of opportunities and challenges in hiring talent. Regardless of the broader economic conditions, recruiting talent in the resources, energy and construction industries remains a highly competitive endeavour,...
Tips for Improving Your Productivity at Work
Every team and project could benefit from increased productivity in the construction industry. Delivering projects on time and within budget – and staying profitable – requires efficient planning, processes and people management. Construction is one of Australia’s...
4 Tips for Selling Your Role in an Interview
Most employers know that the job interview is crucial for finding the right candidate, but did you know it’s just as important to make them want to work for you? According to a recent report by Arcadis, the number of vacancies across the construction industry has...
How to Write Your CV – Without Paying for It
The CV writing industry seems to be flourishing...but why? Any great Recruitment Specialist should offer this service for free to a jobseeker with whom they are working. It is in our self-interest to do so because if you have a better CV you have a better chance of...
5 Top Tips for Negotiating Salary in a Job Offer
Salary negotiation can be an awkward part of the business world. Regardless of your engineering or construction specialisation, there’s a high probability that at some point in your career you’ll have the opportunity to discuss the remuneration that comes with your...
How to Write a CV That Will Get You Noticed by Employers
Looking for a no-nonsense guide on how to write a CV? Read our advice on the best approach to writing a great resume.
Advice for Oil and Gas Jobseekers
There are opportunities within the oil industry for those looking for work but it can be challenging in the current climate. Positions are still available but they are highly sought after and when Australia’s oil reserves dry up, that means the open jobs go...
The Benefits of Contractors vs Permanent Employees
Attracting the best talent within a competitive job market is key for any business looking to grow and succeed. However, within the oil & gas, engineering and construction industries, many employers are looking toward contractors and temporary workers to fill...
How to Speed Up Your Hiring Process to Secure the Best Talent
Are you losing good candidates in the middle of the hiring process? Our blog explores the best ways to improve the speed and efficiency of your recruitment.
Patch Personnel Subsurface Oil & Gas Employment Insights Report Launch with David Styles
Learn more about Australian Oil and Gas salary and hiring trends, additional benefits on offer and work from home.
How to Decide Whether to Accept a Counter Offer
With fierce competition for qualified, experienced professionals in today’s oil and gas, construction and engineering job market, counter offers are becoming increasingly common. Handling a counter offer can be a difficult process to navigate, especially when the...
Top Ways to Improve Your Employee Retention Strategy
Do you need help putting together an employee retention strategy that reduces attrition and keeps hold of your best talent? Read our latest blog for tips.