How does an aging workforce build an electric power plant? Er, I forget.

Mass-marketing e-mail: “Participants at this 2nd Utility Aging Workforce Conference will become familiar with the utility and energy industries challenges and trends concerning the aging workforce, effective knowledge transfer, and retirement impacts. Over one-half (50%) of utility workers will be eligible to retire in the next 6-8 years.” “Utility personnel with critical job functions: repair workers, lineman, managers and engineers — people with skills essential to a reliable supply are continuing to exit organizations. Retiring and transferring workers are taking critical knowledge with them. Detailed and expansive planning on how to educate and train the next generation of utility workers is essential. New challenges will face utility professionals as they attempt to attract new generational workers to careers in the utility workforce.”