It’s apparently not the traditional approach for the top dogs of major oil companies, but maybe it’s time to break the mould.
Reverse mentoring ‘one of the keys’ for solving recruitment challenge, says BP group chief talent officer
How reverse mentoring is helping build the workforce of the future and advance the energy transition
Despite a weakening global economic outlook, I believe we are working in a local business environment of pragmatic optimism. Sustained recovery in the oil and gas sector, technology innovation and diversification activities are contributing to business growth and new employment opportunities.
Oil companies have a problem, and his name is Robert Paver.
An RAF squadron set up at the height of the Cold War is looking to the oil and gas industry as it seeks to bolster its ranks.
A recruiter, who was made redundant five times in the last downturn, has set up an event to help address the “PR” problems being faced by the oil and gas industry.
Renewed activity in the North Sea is seeing oil and gas companies ramp up recruitment into the region.
Oil and gas recruitment entrepreneur Andrew MacDonald has resurrected the name Maxwell Drummond more than two years after the previous business folded.
A new business promising “a more joined-up approach” to recruitment has launched in Aberdeen.
A new report, billed as the world’s largest analysis of recruitment trends and employment in the energy sector, says 77% of professionals are positive around automation and digitisation, “overriding concerns about job security”.
What has 2018 got in store for the North Sea? Shonah Raffan is managing director of Strategic Resources and tells P&J Recruitment how the industry has changed during her career
The world's largest energy recruitment ad employment report has revealed a "significant" differences in opinion between hiring managers and job candidates.
Global oil prices have reached the level where demand for talent picks up again, a recruitment agency claims.
While the entire sector has been affected by the prolonged downturn in oil and gas, the workforce has undoubtedly felt the biggest impact. But every cloud has a silver lining, the downturn has forced companies to think smarter about their recruitment and retention strategies. This influenced a number of recruitment and workforce trends in 2016:
The renewables sector is providing the greatest opportunity for job growth, according to the managing director of energyjobline.com.
Energy Voice has recently partnered with Airswift and Energy Jobline to create the world’s largest energy research report: GETI (The Global Energy Talent Index). The report will investigate critical topics within the energy and engineering industries.
Oil and gas job seekers have been left chasing limited jobs with one recruitment specialist being inundated with 1400 applications in just 10 days.
Norwegian energy service firm AGR has appointed Steve Combe to manage its manpower consultancy unit in Aberdeen.
Oil and gas recruitment firm Petroplan is reporting more demand for permanent roles in the Houston jobs market, bucking an industry trend.
ASCO has warned job seekers over false employment offers from the company.
Job hunters are being advised not to tell prospective employers they work in the oil industry or live in Aberdeen - if they don't want to their CVs to go the bottom of the pile.
Air Energi and Swift Worldwide Resources have merged to form a new company bringing together the two recruitment firms. The newly formed firm, Airswift, will create a $1.2billion turnover specialising in global workforce solutions for the energy, process and infrastructure services.
DOF Subsea, a leading provider of integrated subsea solutions to the offshore oil and gas industry, is in the process of developing a diving capability to service the North Sea and West Africa.
Energy giant SSE has pledged to invest £12million in order to help meet the need to recruit a shortfall of 208,000 workers in the sector by 2023. It has called on firms to invest in the support of apprentices to ensure the UK has the skilled workforce needed to deliver major projects required for the future as half of utility sectors workers are set to retire in the next eight years.
Oil and gas news this week has understandably focused on the continued announcements of job losses across the industry. We’ve heard about it from the industry perspective, we’ve heard about it from the education perspective and across the board, the message seems to be “let’s get this into context”. From an oil and gas recruitment perspective, the message is similar – but with some additional insights on offer. Back in October, when initial contractor rates cuts were grabbing the headlines, we advised those looking to move job to sit tight as we were certain that the cuts would extend across industry, affecting most companies and encompassing staff personnel, too. No point in jumping from the frying pan into what turns out to be the fire.