“Merger Mania” Highlights the Huge ROI Potential — and Major Supply Chain Challenges — of Oil & Gas Consolidation
On the surface, M&A is a logical solution. Yet, as Will Hickey, Co-CEO of Permian Resources pointed out, these transactions rely heavily on "synergies" — the economies of scale, operational efficiencies, and risk reduction.
3 Steps to Building Supply Chain Resiliency in Oil & Gas
It’s easy to feel like it’s getting harder to win in Oil & Gas, but today's producers have an immense opportunity to improve how they operate. The final frontier for innovation is the supply chain, and it's time to commit.
Sourcing Compliant Vendors without Compromising Uptime
Maximizing efficiency and minimizing rig downtime is a key challenge for operations leaders in Oil & Gas. This challenge is exacerbated when access to the vendors is limited, or an unexpected need for a new vendor arises.
Workrise Federal Government COVID Compliance Update
Workrise is doing its part to ensure the safety of our employees and workers while protecting the health and wellbeing of the communities in which we operate.
How to Build a First-Class Health & Safety Culture
Learn tips on how to establish and maintain a positive workplace health and safety culture for skilled trades industries.
How to Reduce Solar Energy Accidents
Working in Solar construction can be hazardous, but by taking the right safety precautions, you can reduce solar energy accidents.
A Guide to Solar Industry Careers
There is a wide range of trades that play a key role in the Solar industry. Learn more about the different types of solar industry careers.
10 Tips for Improving Solar Industry Safety
Solar workers face a wide range of workplace health and safety risks. Learn how to substantially improve solar safety on your job site.
10 Tips for Improving Oil & Gas Industry Safety
Oil and gas industry safety can be challenging, but by following these steps, you can improve your business's health and safety record.
7 Benefits to Staying Hydrated at Work
For those working outdoors during the peak summer heat, drinking plenty of water is critical to preventing dehydration and heat-related illness.
Why Oil & Gas Workers Desire More Training
As oil and gas companies increase renewable energy projects, workers are seeking new training opportunities.
How Training Makes Oil & Gas Businesses More Resilient
Oil & Gas industry professionals fear that a skills shortage is imminent, but they believe improved training provisions will help.
How To Prepare Energy Workers For Market Volatility
Finding job security is a challenge in the energy sector due to market volatility.
Solving the Solar Workforce Gap
The expansion of the solar sector is making it difficult for solar companies to find qualified talent. Training programs could help solve the workforce gap.
How to Attract Talent to the Skilled Trades
Attracting talent to the skilled trades is a challenge for many businesses. Learn how you can effectively source the right workers to open positions.
The Hiring Challenges of Recruiting Skilled Trades Workers
There are many challenges to recruiting skilled trades workers. Here's how to find workers with the right experience and qualifications.
How Solar Manufacturing Companies Can Find Skilled Workers
A shortage of skilled labor is causing headaches for manufacturers in the solar sector, but getting expert help with training will enable your business to thrive
Tackling the Solar Skills Gap
Workrise is here to help meet the pressure for the solar industry to grow exponentially while supporting workers through training, cross-training, and other worker-driven programs.
New Round of Federal COVID Relief - American Rescue Plan
Some Americans will qualify for a one-time relief payment from the federal government, expected to be paid in the coming weeks.
Which US States are Leading the Solar Jobs Boom?
With the solar jobs boom getting bigger, help with hiring will be more important than ever. Workrise is uniquely positioned to help solar companies meet their demands.
What the Latest COVID-19 Relief Package Means for Individuals & Businesses
We're committed to keeping you informed on programs and benefits you may qualify for due to impacts from COVID-19.
5 Benefits of Flexible Labor
We take a look at 5 key benefits of flexible labor for employers and explain how a more flexible labor force makes hiring more efficient.
5 Tips for Safe Winter Driving
Winter weather presents multiple safety hazards for drivers, from black ice to shorter days. We go over 5 tips for safe winter driving, learn more here.
The 5 Fastest Growing Skilled Trade Jobs in Energy
We look at the top 5 fastest-growing skilled trade jobs in the energy industry and their projected growth rates. Learn more here.
5 Tips for Smoke & Wildfire Workplace Safety on the Job
Learning more robust wildfire workplace safety tips is essential for protecting your health when on the job.
7 Tips to Prevent Hand Injuries on the Job
The hands are the most frequently injured part of the body across most industries. We go over 7 tips to help prevent hand injuries on the job.
Latest News on Enhanced Unemployment Benefits
Workers who were originally eligible for the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance under the CARES Act may benefit from additional funding allocated under a Presidential Memoranda.
Simple Ways to Improve Job Site Safety
At a job site, safety is everyone's responsibility. One of the easiest ways to promote job site safety is by simply being aware of your surroundings. Learn more here.
7 Benefits to Staying Hydrated on the Job Site
For those working outdoors during the peak summer heat, drinking plenty of water is critical to preventing dehydration and heat-related illness. Learn 7 tips here.
3 Ways Workrise Has Your Back as the Oil & Gas Market Evolves
As the oil & gas industry continues to evolve, many firms are now introducing unfriendly tactics -- including non-competes and higher split rates -- while offering less service. Learn where Workrise stands on this issue.
Staying Safe & Sanitized on the Job Site
Hand Sanitizer is an important part of killing germs, but it can also be a fire hazard. Here are some tips to keep your worksite safe while killing germs.
Important Information About Safe Passage Letters
In accordance with Executive Order GA-11, there is a mandated 14 day self-quarantine period for an expanded list of air travel from designated hot spots into Texas that does not apply to critical infrastructure workers pursua
Keeping You and Your Family Safe Amid COVID-19
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to disrupt daily life around the world, Workrise is working hard to support the well-being of our employees, contractors, customers, and everyone connected to this community.
Navigating Turbulence in Oil & Gas
The outbreak of COVID-19 has not only reduced overall demand for crude around the world, but it has created fear and uncertainty that has rippled across almost every sector of the economy.
Resources for Those Affected by Recent Market Conditions
Workrise created this guide to help you navigate the resources that may be available to you. We’ll continue to keep you updated on changes to this program or similar programs that might benefit you and your family.
How to Get Into the Energy Industry
At first, finding information for entry-level jobs in the energy industry seems daunting. Learn how to get into the energy industry.
Tips for Pipeline Workers
Did you know the United States has the largest network of energy pipelines in the world? Stay at the top of your game as a pipeline worker by checking out the tips below.
5 Fun Facts About the Permian Basin
The Permian Basin is not only rich with petroleum and natural gas deposits; it’s rich in history, too. Here are five facts about the Permian Basin you might not know.
Tax Tips for Contractors
Thanks to online marketplaces like Workrise, it’s easier than ever for people to work for themselves as 1099 independent contractors, especially in industries like oil & gas.
5 Places to Relax in the Permian Basin
To save you time searching, we’ve collected a list of places you should visit near the Permian Basin when you’re ready to unwind from your jobs on Workrise.
Things You Should Know About Being an Oil & Gas Landman
Professional Landmen working in oil & gas play an integral part in the oilfield business. There are many tasks that a Professional Landmen do on a day-to-day basis. Here are a few things you should know about being a Landman.
What’s In My Truck? The Essentials for an Independent Contractor in the Field
A field professional with their long shifts and remote locations would be lost without a well-packed truck. When headed on location for a hitch, an independent oil and gas contractor must carry the following four necessities.
5 Qualities Companies Look for When Hiring a Directional Driller
While some companies seek specific certifications and experience, there are a few qualities that make a directional driller (DD) stand out in any pile of applications.
Section 232 Steel & Aluminum Import Tariffs and Their Effect on Upstream Oil & Gas
By now, we’re all aware of the Section 232 investigation into steel and aluminum imports. In the weeks and months leading up to the January release of the report and President Trump’s response, there was a sense of muted conc
How To Stay Hydrated in the Oilfield
Grabbing an energy drink sounds good when you’re up when the sun rises to begin non-stop work. It’s quick, easy, and refreshing. But what you may not realize is the dangers that come from drinking Red Bull, Monster, Rockstar,
How to Prevent Heat Exhaustion in the Oilfield
If you’re working on location, day in and day out, sweating through the high summer temperatures and not getting enough water – Workrise has one question for you:What are YOU doing to stay hydrated and safe?
Oilfield Consulting Firm Transparency: Payment Terms
With data from over 165 existing firms, we found that the average consulting firm pays their contractors in 27 days, with some firms taking as long as 60 days.
New Tax Benefits for Independent Contractors
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed by Congress and signed by President Trump in December, may significantly reduce the taxes paid by independent contractors, starting in 2018.
Oilfield Consulting Firm Transparency : Take Rate vs Billing Rate
We often find that contractors and consultants are NOT fully aware of the ‘take rate’ that they are being charged by their oilfield consulting firm, nor the benefits (if any) they are receiving in return.
The Texas Cities Leading the Way in Oil & Gas Employment Growth
Following the pandemic, these three Texas cities are leading the way in Oil & Gas employment growth.
How to Prevent Eye Injuries in the Oil & Gas Sector
There is a high risk of eye injuries in the midstream Oil & Gas sector. By following these safety precautions, you can help reduce accidents.
How to Attract the Next Generation of Oil & Gas Workers
Attracting younger talent can be a challenge for the Oil & Gas industry. Learn how to make your business appealing to oil and gas workers.