Offshore Oil Sector Faces Major Skills Shortage Yet Wages Must Fall Say CEOs

By Sarah Young and Stephen Eisenhammer ABERDEEN, Scotland, Sept 6 (Reuters) - At one of the largest oil shows in the world in Scotland's oil town of Aberdeen, hundreds of companies vie for new recruits, flaunting shiny drill bits and simulators amid free beers and women in tight work overalls. The global battle for talent in the oil industry is clear at the SPE Offshore … [Read more...]

For Nordic Executives, Quality of Life is Paramount

By Niklas Pollard and Balazs Koranyi STOCKHOLM/OSLO, March 10 (Reuters) - Executive excess need not be etched in stone. Just look at the Nordic region, where an egalitarian tradition and a high quality of life leave top managers content with lower paychecks. Though corporate pay scandals do occur and the gap between executive and average salaries has risen, company bosses … [Read more...]

Sheila LaFleur Joins Flagship Management’s Maritime Recruitment Team

Maritime recruitment and executive placement firm, Flagship Management, LLC announced today that Sheila LaFleur has joined their Florida-based team. Sheila is a former colleague of Flagship’s partners and holds a USCG Unlimited Masters License.   “It’s great to welcome Sheila back to our team.  We’ve worked with Sheila before and are excited to have … [Read more...]