At PSAC, Mark Salkeld represents 260 energy services companies that employ more than 80,000 people. He and all of the HR executives at his member companies know that employment in the energy sector is about to skyrocket– but not just yet. “The thing that is holding the industry steady right now is market access,” Salkeld says, citing delays for various pipeline project approvals, like TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL. “Once we get approval of these projects and they start going, then the next bottleneck is going to be skilled labor.”
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