Energy services company Wood has announced the appointment of Lesley Birse as its executive president of people & organisation (P&O).
“Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction,” a quote attributed to John C Crosby, and one which strikes a chord with me.
The skills deficit in energy is a source of concern that has increased rapidly for employers. With global authorities cementing their commitment to reaching net zero targets by 2050 at the latest, the pressure is on for energy companies to deliver against substantial sustainability targets. But a dearth of trained resources has the potential to hinder this growth.
Former VisitAberdeenshire chairman Colin Crosby and north-east oil and gas human resources (HR) veteran Jackie Mann have been recruited to the board of Audit Scotland.
‘Disgust’ as Bilfinger Salamis terminates workers without option for government’s coronavirus support scheme
Workers have said they have been “hung out to dry” and “abandoned” by Bilfinger Salamis after their jobs were cut without the option to use the government’s coronavirus support scheme.
Renewed activity in the North Sea is seeing oil and gas companies ramp up recruitment into the region.
A shortlist of Exceptional HR advisors and managers tipped to take home one of the industry’s most prestigious gongs has been revealed.
Resilience was the word of 2015 amongst the oil and gas sector. It’s been hard to stay positive, stay focused and to consider growing the business when it’s felt for many like a daily battle of challenges and stresses. So how as leaders do we work to continue to grow our businesses when everything around us seems so problematic.
Are you in this to be liked? Have you asked yourself how well you managed the cost reduction exercises in your business this year? This recession has cut deeper and lasted longer than most of us ever expected, but that doesn’t mean we have to wait for it to be over to be liked. Most leaders in this market have been through recession and subsequent headcount reductions several times. Many will admit that managing redundancies is the toughest thing that they have had to do in their careers.