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Labour shortages in the Oil and Gas Industry

Read the article Tackling oil and gas talent conundrum (you can do this in the window below or follow the previous link to read the article in a separate window) and then consider answers to the questions below.


Question 1

Identify reasons from the article why there are staff shortages in the Oil and Gas industries.

Question 2

Explain what is meant by the terms 'on the job' and 'off the job' training.

Question 3

Analyse the advantages and disadvantages for industrial firms of increasing their spending on training.

Question 4

The article suggests that financial rewards may not be the solution to staff shortages in the industry, Evaluate the role of non-financial rewards in the workplace*.

* You may wish to read the relevant sections in motivation unit before attempting this question