Mental Health During the Downturn in Industry

Written by Tara Sherstabetoff

Over the past two years the Albertan energy sector has been faced with a crippling downturn, one of the worst many people in the industry have ever seen. With over 60,000 energy professionals unemployed and Alberta now having the highest unemployment rate in Canada at 9%, [...]

January 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

The Roundup – December 10

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The new year is nearly here – are you ready?

It’s the end of another year (and one that many are happy to see the backside of).  Year-end provides opportunity to reflect on the successes and challenges of the last [...]

December 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Roundup – December 10

YWE Lightning Talks Summary: Energy’s Future – Blueprints for 2030

Written by Caroline Byczynski

On November 24th, YWE hosted a discussion on the future of the energy industry at the beautiful St. Louis Hotel. The 'Lightning Talks' format consisted of 5-10 minute pitches about topics relevant to transitioning to a new [...]

December 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on YWE Lightning Talks Summary: Energy’s Future – Blueprints for 2030

Resilience: A Core Competence of Today’s Great Leaders

Written by Kate Evans

As the festive decorations and holiday lights go up at this time of year, and the thoughts of closing out the year draw ever closer, it is important to reflect on the year and take stock [...]

December 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Resilience: A Core Competence of Today’s Great Leaders

The Roundup – October 26

Having it all: Is it the dream, or a nightmare?

A new survey says that most working mothers would prefer to stay home and take care of their family to working outside of the home. Bummer, since so [...]

November 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Roundup – October 26

Pipelines Continued: What products do oil and gas pipelines move?

Written by Nicole Roche

Energy is imperative to our daily lives. It fuels transportation needs, heats our homes and work places, helps power our hospitals and schools. Opposition to pipeline development has garnered a lot of [...]

November 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Pipelines Continued: What products do oil and gas pipelines move?

How Millennials can use the Power of Storytelling to Build Trust in Canada’s Energy Industry

Written by Darcy Cosgrove

2016 has not been kind to the energy industry in Canada.  Tumbling prices, stranded product, foreign competition, and hot-button politics have inspired an industry-wide nervousness that even the most experienced professionals cannot shake. In [...]

October 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Millennials can use the Power of Storytelling to Build Trust in Canada’s Energy Industry

Promote your accomplishments and own your career progression

Written by Rebekah Mohr

There’s a time and place to be humble about your accomplishments – your career progression isn’t one of them.  We trust in our direct supervisors that we will be recognized and rewarded for our [...]

September 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Promote your accomplishments and own your career progression

The Roundup – September 16

Welcome to YWE’s Roundup, our newest addition to the YWE blog. The Roundup will be posted every two weeks and will link to articles that we think will be of interest to our members.  Think of it as your [...]

September 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Roundup – September 16

Millennial Managers: Waking up the workforce

 

Millennials make up the largest segment of the workforce.  Born between 1980 to 2000, millennials are becoming the next generation of leaders; In the last five years, 87% of millennial works took on managerial roles versus 38% of [...]

September 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Millennial Managers: Waking up the workforce
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