Canada stands to benefit greatly from the rise of alternative energies. In addition to its plentiful resource base, this country has a long history of innovation in bioenergy, biofuels and industrial biotechnology that positions it well to emerge as a global market leader. Success depends on having the necessary human esources (HR) capacity: the right number of skilled, job-ready professionals to support companies as they develop and commercialize new solutions.
While the worldwide economic downturn that began in 2008 has caused business to slow, companies in the bioenergy, biofuels and industrial subsectors expect renewed growth in the near future as market demand increases. That growth will bring with it the need for new HR capacity. The sector today has the opportunity to proactively develop that capacity, to prepare itself strategically and proactively.Download