Utility Talent Struggles – What Should You Focus on First?
The impending workforce shortage in the energy industry has been well-documented. It is widely understood that an unprecedented number of retirements within the energy industry are anticipated prior to 2020. At the same time, new skill sets are needed to deal with the emergence of grid modernization and “greener,” energy-efficient technologies. In addition, generational differences are introducing new workforce dynamics. Utilities have been learning to engage and retain younger staff as well as to engage and implore older staff to document and transfer their knowledge prior to their departures.
ScottMadden believes HR organizations are well-positioned to enable utilities, strategically and operationally, to successfully navigate these current talent struggles. ScottMadden’s white paper discusses the nature of the problem and the four main areas on which HR talent organizations should focus in the near term. Read more by downloading this white paper.
Additional Contributing Author: Tina Krebsview more