Employer survey findings

Posted January 8, 2019 by Blog AdministratorLabour Market Information, Labour News

Towards the end of 2018 we surveyed a small sampling of 13 oil and gas companies representing approximately 16,000 workers across the oil sands, services and pipeline sub-sectors to determine their plans for this year.

PetroLMI discovered a couple interesting tidbits through the survey. The first came as a surprise: 75% of those surveyed indicated they were hiring or would be hiring in 2019. Only 8% indicated they’d be reducing their workforce levels. Reasons for hiring included growth, expansion or increased activity (90%), replacements due to turnover (56%), replacements due to r... Continue reading

New project!

Posted November 6, 2018 by Blog AdministratorCareer Planning, PetroLMI News

PetroLMI is excited to announce the start of a two-year project funded by the Government of Canada’s Sectoral Initiatives Program (SIP). The goal of this project is to develop occupational information and tools to support attracting, retaining and transitioning workers in the energy industry.

As part of the project we plan to enhance the 100 occupation profiles that currently reside in our Career Explorer online planning tool with updated content, as well as create 35 new profiles for some of the emerging occupatio... Continue reading

Opportunities to work with us

Posted September 11, 2018 by Blog AdministratorPetroLMI News

Update: Questions and Answers are listed below.

We’re seeking the expertise and services of:

  • A research consultant to assist in the review, update and development of occupational research and occupational profiles for its Careers in Oil + Gas website over a period between October 2018 and August 2020.
    • Q: Is the purchase of reference materials a billable expense?
      A: Yes. The purchase of materials must b... Continue reading