Looking to attract young talent? Here’s how.


Those old enough to remember slide rules and oil embargoes remember something else. Stamping Exxon or General Electric on a resume was a privilege. Working in oil and gas felt like the future. Unfortunately, despite a domestic production boom that nobody foresaw, today’s young talent is looking for something different.

oil and gas careers are unappealing to young people

So what’s an employer to do? There’s two major takeaways: young talent craves renewable energy and technology. Renewable growth is driven by entrenched oil and gas companies, a point of which many are unaware. As for technology, thousands of opportunities exist to pioneer the future of energy. Share the graphic above and help us build awareness of the many opportunities available in oil and gas.