An ongoing issue within the oil and gas industry is the lack of talent available in the short and long term for companies.
As an industry that requires highly-skilled individuals with an experienced background, the clock is ticking for the industry to plug the skills gap before a severe shortage appears. This, as you may know from experience, leads to talent poaching at in between businesses, but also at a lower educational level too.
Oil and Gas talent infographic
- Companies are more inclined to 'buy' talent rather than 'build' talent from people out of college and university
- Over 46% of staff employed came from other oil and gas industries
- It can take up to 23 years for an employee to become a real expert in their field