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Addressing energy skills shortages and improving retention

Posted by Oil and Gas JobSearch in Employee Retention, Energy Outlook | No Comment

The global transition towards clean energy and the growing importance of the renewables sector, including solar power and offshore wind, will continue to generate demand for highly skilled workers. Transferable skills from complementary sectors such as oil and gas will be pivotal in helping to plug the skill shortages and resolve some of the hiring challenges facing energy companies. But attracting the right talent is only one part of the hiring equation – how do organisations go about retaining their top talent and stop them joining the competition?

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Energy: 7 ways to be more diverse

Posted by Oil and Gas JobSearch in Workplace Issues, Energy Outlook | No Comment

With the energy industry progressively transitioning to cleaner, renewable energy sources, it is facing the challenge of attracting top talent during a time of acute skills shortages and increased competition.

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Energy skills shortages – why salary gives you a competitive advantage

Posted by Oil and Gas JobSearch in Candidate Attraction, HR Management & Strategy, Energy Outlook | No Comment

With acute skills shortages affecting the energy sector, companies must differentiate themselves if they are to attract highly skilled individuals, particularly in renewable energy fields such as offshore wind. The dearth of talent and falling application numbers has led to an all-time high in competition to plug skills gaps. Alongside improved benefits packages, one of the most effective tools to attract top talent where skills are in short supply is to increase salaries brackets. In our latest blog, we examine this and other key talent retention factors in more detail.

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The three pillars of the Energy Outlook 2021 Report

Posted by Oil and Gas JobSearch in Energy Outlook | No Comment

While there is certainly a lot going on in the world of energy, there are three main trends highlighted in the report:

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Attracting talent to stay ahead of the curve

Posted by Oil and Gas JobSearch in Energy Outlook | No Comment

This year's report revealed that attracting new talent to stay ahead of the curve is important to energy companies that are navigating these difficult times, which is certainly positive news for job seekers. But in order to do this, companies need to focus on three key areas:

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Key energy industry insights for 2021

Posted by Oil and Gas JobSearch in Energy Outlook | No Comment

This year is already proving to be a unique period for the energy industry as the landscape remains in a state of flux. While 2020 certainly proved to be a challenging year for conventional energy sectors such as Oil & Gas and Mining, there was a lot of exciting innovation in Green Energy developments that will continue into 2021. And despite complications caused by Covid-19, the industry has found numerous ways to evolve and develop unique methods of managing, attracting and employing critical workforces.

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