Browsing All posts tagged under »oil and gas«

Getting the right start with a Modern Apprenticeship

July 21, 2015 by


Guest blog by OPITO apprentice, Michael Williamson. Deciding to become an apprentice after leaving school was an easy decision for me because I wanted to get straight into work and learn a trade which I could build a lifelong career on. What I didn’t realise at the time, was just how important a decision I was […]

The Group Outplacement Model: Top 3 Benefits

July 20, 2015 by


Blog from our Senior Recruitment / Outplacement Consultant, Alan Clark. With redundancies prevalent across the North Sea oil and gas industry, there has been a huge increase in the demand for bespoke outplacement services in recent months.  With over 15 years of experience in outplacement support, The Urquhart Partnership has been delivering assistance to many organisations […]

National Oil & Gas Skills Week

November 5, 2014 by


As many of you may be aware, UP’s busy and successful recruitment event, Opportunities in Oil and Gas returns to Aberdeen next Thursday as part of OPITO’s National Oil & Gas Skills Week. The whole week sees a number of events being hosted to explore the skills and career pathways within the Oil & Gas industry. […]

Interested in working in Oil and Gas?

January 17, 2012 by


Then we have just the website for you! Whether you are a school leaver, graduate, looking to change career, or just curious about the industry, make sure to log on to! The brand new site was launched by OPITO and is a really fantastic resource for information on careers in Oil and Gas. The site […]

Salary Survey

July 20, 2010 by


We are about to kick off our third annual TUP Business Support Salary Survey but it’s not to late to take part. The survey has an Oil and Gas, North Sea focus and so is unique to the organisations operating in the local Grampian and North-East of Scotland area. It is targeted at operational Business […]