Business & Oilsands(Archives)

Nov
26
2015
Volume
4-1
If there’s a niche that needs filling or something is broke and needs fixing - as the saying goes - Dave Hill has likely stepped in. Name sound familiar? It should. He’s a third generation pharmacist in town. But he’s more than just a pharmacist; he’s also been an engaged…
Nov
26
2015
Volume
4-1
Finally your resume landed you the interview; it is now time to seal the deal! Preparation is the key to a successful interview.  Start by preparing a 30 second ‘elevator pitch’ to market yourself and your skills. This pitch should summarize who you are, what you do and why you…
Sep
26
2015
Volume
3-6
It is impossible to speak about successful local Aboriginal businesses, and not include Fort McKay Group of Companies. A leader in oilfield construction, and services, the company boasts an annual revenue of over $150 million, and employs approximately 1,000 people. An estimated 20 per cent of the work force is…
Sep
26
2015
Volume
3-6
With the current economic downturn we have seen a large number of layoffs, reduction in jobs and increase in unemployment. Less jobs and more job seekers means more competition for the job opportunities that do exist. How do you separate yourself and stand out from all the other applicants? Start…
Sep
26
2015
Volume
3-6
The adage in real estate is that it’s all about location, and if there is any other industry where this same sentiment best applies it may be the hotel business, where location is often the key to success. Given that parameter, the brand new Best Western Plus Sawridge Suites situated…
Jul
28
2015
Volume
3-5
On April 25, 2015 the Fort McMurray oil sands community came together and celebrated oil sands! The WE LOVE OIL SANDS 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000 dance party was a smashing success! With over 800 people in attendance it was completely sold out!
Jul
28
2015
Volume
3-5
How to Write an Oil & Gas Resume: 2 Steps You’re Doing Wrong Let’s face it, the oil and gas industry is competitive, and to write a resume that grabs the attention of big company employers can be difficult. Writing out your qualifications requires a lot of thought; whether you’re…
May
21
2015
Volume
3-4
Children are the best teachers. Their honesty and innocence can impart lessons that can take adults a lot longer to convey. Diversified’s “safely home,” campaign pays homage to this notion. The new brand, complete with a new logo, features children on 30 buses, and are perfect traveling billboards adorning the…

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