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Utilities Need to Explore New Approaches in Attracting Next Generation of Workers


Attracting new professionals while retaining and developing current staff is a key element of any successful workforce management strategy; however, utilities are dealing with a unique situation in that a majority of their workforce is rapidly approaching retirement.

Investing in the Next Generation of our Energy Workforce


Nearly half of today’s energy workforce will retire in the next decade, and Avista Utilities is no exception to this trend. In fact, the utility predicts more than 25 percent of its employees will retire in the next five years and 40 to 50 percent in the next ten years. This, in combination with a growing need for tech-savvy employees, has Avista is in-need of skilled individuals to fill roles across their organization.

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