There are numerous examples in various industries where talent walked out the door, and with them knowledge was lost with its effects sometimes only showing up later when needed and critical.
The world is constantly changing. New technologies, innovations, practices, government policies and industry regulated requirements are constantly being introduced. This in turn requires organizations and their workforce to be continually learning, acquiring new knowledge and skills in order to stay current, optimize performance and remain competitive.
The aging and retirement of the baby boomers is significant. Most of the personnel in the industry are from that generation and are in their late fifties, so retirement for many is looming in the near future. There is an age gap in the oil industry workforce with the 35 to 50 year old age group significantly under-represented. […]
Are your employees engaged in their roles in the field? How can you know? Employee engagement is very important for the success of a plant. Accurately determining how engaged an employee is in their role can bring many benefits to a corporation looking to tighten all the moving parts and increase profits.