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Category: Millenials

Shale Generating Local Careers For Next Generation of Energy Leaders

November 25, 2014 Posted by Chris Wysong

A gap still remains between oil and natural gas professionals and millennials, but the shale industry is working to address this. Shale Generating Local Careers For Next Generation of Energy Leaders By: NorthcentralPA.com Shale development continues to be a powerful source of job creation of our nations economy. And while the industry is responsible for meaningful employment gains, despite the broader economys slow recovery from the Great Recession, a sizable gap between senior oil and natural gas professionals and millennials remains a gap that our regions shale industry is proactively addressing through identifying, educating and hiring a new wave of talented energy leaders. In a Sunday front-page story, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review looks at what several of the many MSC members are doing to hire locally and support promising energy careers for young professionals: CHEVRON Chevron, Pennsylvanias 10th-biggest gas producer, announced last month that it would spend $20 million on

Posted in Shale, Millenials, Leadership

How to Attract Millennials to Solve the Skilled Workforce Shortage

October 03, 2014 Posted by Chris Wysong

In a follow-up to a previous months column, Patricia Panchak addresses exactly what it will take for manufacturing firms to attract millennials to the industry. How to Attract Millennials to Solve the Skilled Workforce Shortage By: Patricia Panchak It seems I touched a nerve with last months column calling for manufacturing leaders to do their part to solve the skilled worker shortage by changing how they lead production staffby treating them as professionals. If the response is any indication, you should know that this idea, while not new, is gaining widespread appeal and, with the millennial cohort coming aboard, increased urgency. The good news is: So few executives and managers understand the importance of this approach that, if you start now, you can gain a decided advantage over your competitors. Its impossible in this brief column to detail the actions you need to take to change how you lead production professionals. To start, review INDUSTRYWEEKs online treasure trove of

Posted in Manufacturing, Millenials
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