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.
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.
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.