Oil & Gas Jobs

Wave of Retirement in the Oil Patch Brings High Worker Demand

It’s coming: the retirement ‘tsunami’ is approaching one of Canada’s booming sectors, the oil fields. Unemployment rates are already among the lowest in the country, and the Albertan oil & gas companies have been attracting both foreign and Canadian workers for years. Now the demand will increase, not just in the skilled trades, but across the many professions that are connected to the oil fields.

The oil sector’s challenge of finding skilled labour is well known, but a wave of ambitious new projects across the resources spectrum is leading to a tighter and more urgent squeeze.

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