- Forty-eight per cent of oil and gas professionals are concerned about an impending talent emergency
- Eighty-one per cent of sector professionals aged 25 and under remain enthusiastic about a career in oil and gas
- Two-thirds of non-hiring professionals anticipate further pay increases in 2019
The third annual oil and gas Global Energy Talent Index (GETI), the world’s largest energy recruitment and employment trends report, shows that oil and gas businesses must continue evolving their approach to attracting and recruiting talent.
The report by Airswift, the global workforce solutions provider for the energy, process and infrastructure sectors, and Energy Jobline, the world’s leading jobsite for the energy and engineering industries, indicates that 48 per cent of oil and gas professionals are concerned about an impending talent emergency. In fact, 40 per cent of survey respondents believe the sector to already be in the grips of a crisis, with a further 28 per cent expecting one to hit within the next five years.
Airswift and Energy Jobline surveyed more than 17,000 energy professionals and hiring managers in 162 countries across five industry sub-sectors: oil and gas, renewables, power, nuclear and petrochemicals. The report is available to download at https://www.getireport.com/download-report.