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Irkutsk Oil Company Hired 3,700 Employees in 2021

January 31, 2022

INK Group hired total of 3,700 new employees in 2021. At present, the total number of employees is more than 11,000, most of whom are residents of Irkutsk region.
ИНК в 2021 году приняла на работу 3 700 человек

The HR policy of Irkutsk Oil Company is aimed at the development of the region and its labour potential. In 2021, INK Group tested new formats of recruitment with the aim to engage more locals. These included retraining and training for large-scale jobs of candidates without work experience, as well as corporate training of students fr om regional educational institutions. At the same time, the focus remains on engineering professions and IT specialists.

“For all employers, including us, a year of 2021 was a challenging one. Meanwhile, the tasks it set for us were completely differentiated. For example, we were faced with the consequences of the demographic pit of the 1990s — the number of resumes from young professionals decreased. Last year special attention was paid to this segment and non-standard for the company hiring tools were used,” noted Victoria Ilyukhina, a Director of Human Resources at Irkutsk Oil Company.

Irkutsk Oil Company attracts and trains specialists from school graduate age. Since 2018, the company has had a school-to-company program. In Ust-Kut and Kirensk, INK-Classes were opened, wh ere students of 10th and 11th grades study in depth the subjects required for admission to specialized major programs. A joint project on targeted corporate training of students with subsequent employment is being implemented with Irkutsk National Research Technical University. This program invites not only universities and colleges of the region, but also of other Russian cities.

Irkutsk Oil Company is one of the largest independent producers of hydrocarbons in Russia. The company was established in 2000 and is engaged in prospecting, exploration and development of 52 license blocks in Irkutsk region, Krasnoyarsk region and the Republic of

Sakha (Yakutia). Irkutsk Oil Company's largest investment project is the gas chemical cluster in Ust-Kut. It includes gas production, treatment, transportation, and processing facilities, two helium plants, and Irkutsk Polymer Plant.


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