Archive for the ‘Career Planning’ Category

Retirements and the shrinking oil and gas workforce

Posted April 26, 2017 by Blog AdministratorCareer Planning, Labour Market Information

In previous forecasts, when the oil and gas industry was experiencing rapid growth, it was assumed that as workers retired those roles would be filled. However, in the current climate this is not the case. In 2015 and 2016, many of the positions vacated by retirements were not filled as part of companies’ strategies to reduce costs and create a leaner workforce. PetroLMI surveyed 36 companies in early February 2017, and they indicated that any decision to fill a role due to retirement would be assessed based on the position, type of work and availability of other options to accomplish the... Continue reading

Oil + Gas and the Environment

Posted April 21, 2017 by Blog AdministratorCareer Planning

The Canadian oil and gas industry invests millions of dollars in programs and technologies to help reduce its environmental footprint. For Earth Day, we thought we’d share a few of the technologies and innovations that help offset the industry’s impacts on air, water and land, as well as a few occupations that focus on the environment. (more…)

PetroLMI launches expanded career planning tool with more than 100 oil and gas occupations to explore and compare

Posted March 29, 2017 by Blog AdministratorCareer Planning, PetroLMI News

PetroLMI has launched an expansion to its Career Explorer, a unique online career planning tool, which allows users to browse, search and compare more than 100 occupations in the oil and gas industry, as well as explore their transferable skills to other occupations and other industry sectors.

“With some positive momentum in the oil and gas sector, this tool can help job seekers match their skills and qualifications to a number of occupations in the industry. It can also help oil and gas workers determine what competen... Continue reading

We need your expertise! Calling on industry reps to help validate job profiles

Posted February 8, 2017 by Blog AdministratorCareer Planning

We recently launched our Careers in Oil and Gas Explorer, a web-based tool that allows those in the oil and gas industry, and those who are considering a career in it, to browse, search, sort and compare occupations. Visitors can also explore the qualifications, skills, training and behaviours required for select careers. Employees can plan advancements or transferability paths through different fields or industry sectors. This project involves two years of research and is truly a one-of-a-kind web tool that provides insight into over 100 different professions.

The Governments of Ca... Continue reading