Focusing on Gen Y May Reverse Talent Shortages

The talent paradox that is prevalent in the oil and gas industry will be ongoing for the next decade or so, a recruiting specialist told attendees at the People in Energy Summit conference Monday in Houston. Currently, more than 52 percent of employers cannot fill open jobs and the shortages are most prevalent in Science, Math, Technology and Engineering (STEM) roles. This percentage is expected to widen as 10,000 people per day retire each day – an average of one baby boomer every eight seconds, Hoare remarked. Click here to read the full article

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