Statoil gets 200 applications a day

The Norwegian oil company Statoil is one of the most attractive companies among students, but a good résumé is not enough to make a career in the growing oil- and gas industry, writes Norwegian newspaper Dagens Næringsliv.

The Norwegian oil company Statoil receives around 200 applications every day from people looking to enter the oil- and gas industry. This makes Statoil one of the most sought after companies among young students and recent graduates, writes Dagens Næringsliv, but to Statoil and other major companies, the content of the applications is not the decisive factor.

“A candidate may be competent, but that in itself is not important. Personal features can be decisive,” says Statoil’s head of recruitment – and profiling, Tone Rognstad.

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