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6 Ways New Technology Is Impacting the Oil and Gas Industry

Technology advancements are reshaping every industry in the world, leading to an increase in efficiency and performance. Also, digital transformation is a necessity to stay competitive in today’s market. Technological innovation and its application can provide a more stable and sustainable future for the ever-evolving oil and gas industry, especially with the global crisis and a significant drop in prices due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Let’s take a closer look at six ways new technology impacts the oil and gas industry, one of the world’s largest industries.

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Getting Ahead, Lifestyle

The New Normal: Work From Home

With everything going on in the world today, we’ve had to take a shift and have a new normal: work from home. It’s really encouraging when you have employers that see the value in providing work from home options as a benefit because even though now many of us are forced to work from home to stay safe, it’s not really a new change to some.

This has really helped a couple of people feel more at ease. For workers in companies where having to work from home was never really incorporated into their culture, one can only imagine what these employees are going through and the number of organizational changes that’ll be taking place as we speak.

It’s important for employers to realize that the quality of your work isn’t determined by how often you show up in the office but in your results. Now, more than ever, this whole new experience will certainly prove to many employers that there are advantages to this new normal.

Many companies have no other option but to adopt this approach for their business continuity and it’s only getting even better as most companies now see the benefits.

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Getting Ahead

Forget Gender Gap, Here’s Why Fewer Women Have A Tech Career

According to a report by Catalyst, the contribution by gender to the workforce is almost equal. Women constitute almost half of the workforce, which seems to indicate that gender has seized being an issue for professionals. 

However, statistics for tech employment reveal a much different picture of the working world. Indeed, according to a report by Adeva IT, women only hold a quarter of the jobs in the tech industry. While the first explanation would be the consequences of the gender gap and how women lack education support to move to a STEM field, it would be inaccurate.

Indeed, more and more efforts and investments are made at an education and employment level to encourage women into a tech career. Perhaps, it is time to consider other potential factors that create a male-dominated technology environment. 

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Inspiration, Lifestyle

How To Use Social Media To Improve Your Mental Health

Towards the end of last year, it became clear it will be a good idea to detach from anything that seemed stressful which included, social media. When I started blogging, the intent was to share content with others whose ideas resonated with mine – most especially workplace issues.

Overtime, to get people to read my content I had to promote it via social media. At the time, my interpretation of this meant that I had to do the things I enjoyed doing but in a more aggressive way.

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Career Change

Finding Work In The Future: 3 Crazy Job Market Trends To Look Out For

Finding work now is categorically different to finding work twenty or thirty years ago. Heck, it’s even different to finding work a decade or so ago! The job market is always changing, meaning the way we find work changes with it.

So, what about if we look to the future? What job market trends should we be aware of if we need to find work in the years to come. Well, here are some common trends that seem to be more and more relevant as we speak.

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Career Change

How To Use Technology To Improve Your Job Search

*This post first appeared on The Guardian Nigeria.

You read that right! you can take advantage of technology in your job search. If one of your goals this year is to get a new job, especially one that you love and is in line with your passion, then this post is for you.

Although there is the discussion of how technology has affected employment, it is still possible to get a job of choice by taking advantage of technology. This article will help you discover how you can go beyond the traditional job application methods to gain employment.

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Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace

The Changing Job Market: What Your Employer Thinks About You

Over time, one thing that has been understood about the job market and workplace, in general, is that many people are in fear. Fear of losing their jobs. The fear of not being good enough for a job or being incompetent.

There is also the fear of failing to meet deadlines. Fear of asking for a raise or a promotion. And if you’re an employee, sometimes the fear of what your employer thinks about you.

The job market is fierce and in this day and age, competition has never been greater. Businesses are evolving due to the changes in multiple technologies and the huge internet penetration.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

The Limitation Game: The Hardest Things About Running A Business

Many things are incredibly difficult about running a business; you don’t need to have done a degree in business to know that there will be many hardships that come your way on occasion.

In fact, difficulties are around every corner, but when it comes to any entrepreneur that’s building up their business, what are the hardest things about being an entrepreneur, in the obvious and not so obvious sense?

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Career Change

These are the Top Workplace Distractions

A few years ago, we completed a project, and I remember how rewarding it felt. We had to research on workplace distractions, other HR issues, and possible solutions. Sometimes it’s not about the achievement or any of that.

It’s remembering the silly arguments you had just because you wanted to have a great project at the end of it all.

Refusing to forget the late evenings we spent with people we never imagined we’d stay that long with. It’s recalling that afterward, we all planned to spend the night at one’s house just baking.

We called it a ‘baking party’ at the time. I remember I fell ill and couldn’t make it to the party. Honestly, I wish I made it to the party.

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