120,000 recruits needed to ensure Aberdeen’s future as energy capital
Report shows staff shortages threaten industry
A SHORTAGE of skilled workers is threatening Aberdeen’s future as a global energy capital, it was claimed today.
About 120,000 new recruits are needed by 2022 – the equivalent of the city’s current workforce – to realise its potential as a worldwide energy hub.
The report by finance experts PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said its analysis shows that a new generation willing to relocate to Aberdeen to pursue a career in the oil and gas industry, is needed.
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