Houston Matters

Is There a Generation Gap in Houston’s Workforce?

According to Houston’s government data, the city has among the youngest populations in the nation, with the median age of residents being 32-years-old. And with Houston’s booming economy and university systems, this Texas city continues to draw new, young talent to the workplace. But, what about Houston’s older residents? Many industries, especially oil and gas, […]

According to Houston’s government data, the city has among the youngest populations in the nation, with the median age of residents being 32-years-old. And with Houston’s booming economy and university systems, this Texas city continues to draw new, young talent to the workplace. But, what about Houston’s older residents? Many industries, especially oil and gas, are observing a looming population of older workers nearing retirement. It’s a generation gap here in Houston, and some organizations are working to quickly bridge this gap before these more experienced and skilled workers retire.

We talk to Trenegy Consulting Firm Analyst Misty Hardin,  Editor at Rigzone.com and board member at Houston Chapter of Young Professionals in Energy, Robin Dupre as well as Josh Henke, the Managing Director at Longnecker & Associates.

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