We often get asked where to start if you are considering transitioning to a career within the Oil & Gas / Energy Industries, so we have put together some of our top tips on how to get a job offshore…
NO# 1 DETERMINE WHAT INTERESTS YOU
In order to be successful within any industry it is important to have a passion for the role you will be undertaking as well as the ability.
NO# 2 GAIN RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
By partaking in work experience and internship opportunities it allows you to get a feel for what types of roles are available and what they entail.
NO# 3 DO SOME RESEARCH
Discover which disciplines are in the highest demand, the regions that are experiencing particular growth and who the best companies are to work for.
NO# 4 TAKE GUIDANCE FROM SOMEONE ALREADY IN THE INDUSTRY
By listening to and learning from someone already positioned within the industry it can help you get a foot in the door and gain a more holistic perspective on the energy industry.
NO# 5 KNOW THE PROS
Working Offshore provides you with a wealth of opportunities for global travel and new challenges, offering both temporary and permanent positions with high earning potential.
NO# 6 AND THE CONS
A career Offshore is not without its challenges; long hours, tight deadlines and time away from loved ones are all factors of the job that must be taken into consideration.
NO# 7 SELL YOURSELF
Specifically tailor your CV to the role you are applying for and keep it concise and straightforward throughout. Networking is also highly important and using LinkedIn and events to circulate within new crowds will help you meet influencers and gain insight into relevant industry news.
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