HOUSTON, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigzone today announced a new, free iPhone app that allows oil and gas professionals to find and apply to jobs, as well as read, respond to and share the latest industry news and events. The app allows more than one million energy professionals that use Rigzone on a monthly basis to personalize their use of the site and optimize the time they spend managing their career.
"Every professional comes with a different perspective on their future, driven by experiences, passions and interests. We wanted to address the diversity in the oil and gas industry by empowering the individual professionals to customize the information they want and need regardless of whether they are in an office in Houston, on a rig in the North Sea or on a ship heading to Asia," said Paul Caplan, President of Rigzone, the leading online resource for the oil and gas industry delivering content, data, advertising and career services.
Through the app, oil and gas professionals can quickly search and identify relevant job opportunities and apply for thousands of positions with ease. Career opportunities based on location, experiences and interests can be targeted, and professionals can designate that they are notified immediately of distinctive matches. In addition, the app is always in sync with their existing Rigzone profile, which ensures a professional's most current resume is always available.
Likewise, tailoring is available for Rigzone's news and analysis which will keep oil and gas professionals on top of the latest trends, news, discoveries and innovations in the industry. With instant notification, professionals can quickly share news through their online professional and social networks.
The Rigzone mobile app is currently available for free from the Apple App Store.
Rigzone, a Dice Holdings Inc. service, is a leading online resource for the oil and gas industry delivering content, data, advertising and career services. Dedicated to bringing upstream oil and gas news and data, including in-depth information on exploration, drilling and production markets to organizations tackling the energy challenge, its online community of highly-skilled and experienced energy professionals is unmatched. www.rigzone.com
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