7 Career Myths That Could Stall a Career!

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Many people, admitting very successful professional person, keep to misconceptions about how to reach career success. Many believe, incorrectly so, that there is only one path to achieve career happiness or find “career nirvana”.

If you are fighting with career choices or searching a job, you might be the recipient of a lot of “free”, well-intentioned career advice from people who are themselves gainfully employed. Think carefully about pursuing some of the career advice you receive for it may be based in myth and not in reality.

To be successful, you must search and debunk any career myths or sensings that could hold you back. As Olivia Crosby says in an article for the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Don’t be a victim to your possess misconceptions.”
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ConocoPhillips – Analyst

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ConocoPhillips is an international, integrated energy company headquartered in Houston, Texas, and operating in more than 40 countries. As a Production Sharing Contractor for BPMIGAS, we operate many producing and exploration blocks in Indonesia. To support our expanding operations in Indonesia, ConocoPhillips is looking for talented Indonesian nationals to fill in the following positions:

BUSINESS ANALYST
Responsibilities:

  • Act as advisor to business management teams on matters related to day to day finance and finance planning.
  • Reporting and analysis for operational assets activities to business managers.
  • Identify and implement improvements in financial reporting and businesses processes to increase efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ensure reporting related to particular assets are done in compliance with U.S. GAAP and other Corporate Financial policies.
  • Report key business drivers.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelors degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or Economics with a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.5 average from reputable university.
  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant working experience
  • International recognized qualification or certification (CIA/CPA/CFA/FRM, Tax Brevet
  • B/C) would be an advantage
  • Strong Analytical and leadership skills
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills both Indonesian and English
  • High proficiency in using Microsoft Office application including Microsoft project, Power Point and Excel.

Write down THE POSITION TITLE you apply in the subject of your email.
Send your application and CV to: RSCJakartaRecruitment@conocophillips.com
This posting will be closed on 13 June 2008.
Only very short-listed candidates will be contacted for further process.

Halliburton – Field Professional

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Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the oil and gas industries. The Company adds value through the entire lifecycle of oil and gas reservoirs and provides and integrates products and services, starting with exploration and development, moving through production, operations, and maintenance. Halliburton employs more than 53,000 people in over 80 countries. We have multiple job openings for Field Professionals throughout the Asia Pacific Region in our Sperry Drilling Services team.

FIELD PROFESSIONAL
(Multilateral Technology – Sperry Drilling Services)
ML05-ESG
Owing to an expansion of work an exciting opportunity exists to join the MLT (Multilateral Technology) Sperry Drilling Services team. This field-based role will also involve an element of workshop experience where you will be trained in the processes, tools and equipment used in Sperry Drilling Services MLT in order to:

  • Install and operate different equipment types from the Multilateral Product Line.
  • Record job information using reporting spreadsheets; tool inventories, casing tallies, bottom hole assemblies and end of well reports.
  • Become familiar with the client’s requirements and expectations with respect to MLT installation and operation.
  • Capture best practice procedures and operations.
  • Contribute to the MLT database checklist.

Additional job role responsibilities include the following:

  • Maintenance of equipment inventory.
  • Supervision of inventory movement to and from the well site.
  • Equipment checks and advice on redress requirements.
  • Updating MLT computer databases for on-going jobs.

To be successful in this role preference will be given to candidates demonstrating the following skills and attributes:

  • Oilfield services background, ideally in excess of 5 years experience as a drilller, directional driller, completions engineer, fishing or milling hand.
  • Computer literacy, with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent communication skills coupled with organisational abilities to effectively liaise with customers and team members in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours and be able to travel for work and training primarily throughout Asia (and occasionally outside Asia) since this is primarily a field-based role.

A competitive salary will be offered to successful candidates commensurate with experience. A pre-employment medical and security clearance is required for all field-based positions.
APPLICANTS SHOULD FORWARD A WRITTEN APPLICATION TO:
FSINRECRUIT-SPERRY@Halliburton.com by 14 June 2008 at the latest.
Please indicate “Sperry Field Professional” as subject name in your email response