Katie Weir, talent acquisition specialist at Talisman Energy in Calgary, says young Canadians should take advantage of the opportunity to learn from and train with seasoned oil and gas professionals before the baby boomers begin to retire in significant numbers.
It’s not uncommon for baby boomer employers and colleagues to have Gen Y children. In some cases an employer or older colleague may become a Work Parent, but “mentoring” you in a parental way can be both beneficial and detrimental for your career.
The web is running the show and those above you are scrambling to gain the skills they need to work in this “new” medium. The Internet may have been around for your entire life but, for many people in the workforce, it’s an aspect of our culture they may never understand. That’s where you come in.
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