In Canada, oil and gas development entails a range of capital-intensive projects and employers in various phases of operations, construction and planning located across Canada. Attracting and retaining talent has not been without its challenges. Reasons for this include perceptions of the industry held by job seekers and limited awareness of the range of careers the industry offers. Careers and skills that are in increasing demand include environmental specialists and environment and sustainable development know-how needed for a multitude of other roles in oil and gas.
Cheryl Knight will draw from her experiences in Canada’s energy industry to provide an overview of the oil and gas industry today and into the future, a review of the current trends impacting energy development, labour market realities and the careers, skills and attributes that are in demand. She’ll leave you with increased knowledge of the industry as well as an understanding of what skills and attributes employers are looking for.