Research: Oil and gas recruiters struggling to fill job roles as workers eye renewables

Cecilia Keating
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The survey suggest fossil fuels are increasingly struggling to attract talent due to shift environmental attitudes
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The survey suggest fossil fuels are increasingly struggling to attract talent due to shift environmental attitudes

Poll of nearly 17,000 energy companies, workers and recruiters reveals more than half of oil and gas workers who want to leave industry are eyeing a future career in renewables

Oil and gas firms are increasingly struggling to attract talent as a result of shifting environmental attitudes alongside the growth of the clean energy sector, job recruitment research published yesterday...

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