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Read This Before Finalizing Your Career Choice

Have you changed your mind about the career you want to pursue? Maybe you’ve learned that the job you thought you wanted is out of reach, doesn’t provide the financial flexibility you need, or would require moving away from the place you call home. After all, you want a stable, flexible job that fits your […]

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How to Revamp Your Resume for Trade Careers

If you’re looking to enter the energy workforce, chances are you’ve started thinking about or developing a resume. This isn’t just a record of your work history—it’s a chance to put your best foot forward and showcase your achievements to impress potential employers. We at Generation NEXT Energy Pros have collected our top tips for […]

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Join an Industry That Makes a Difference

Homeowners and business owners alike need a reliable source of power to fuel their comfort and safety. How would it feel if you knew you were the person who could supply it for them? The energy industry is an excellent career trajectory for students, graduates, and energy professionals. Here are four reasons why the industry […]

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Find a Job Right after Graduation in the Energy & HVAC Industry

Graduation is approaching for many tech, trade, CDL, and vocational school students—are you graduating this year? If so, you may be thinking about your next steps. Many university graduates will spend the next weeks or months scouring job-ad websites and applying for position after position—but fortunately for you, there’s a better way. Forget applying to […]

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High-Paying Jobs in the Bioheat® Fuel, Oil & HVAC Industry

If you’re in trade school, CDL school, or vocational school, you may already have a career direction in mind—or you may be curious to learn more about what’s out there when it comes to fuel industry jobs and career options. Generation NEXT Energy Pros is here today to let you know about the wide variety […]

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The Bioheat® Fuel & HVAC Industry in a Renewable Future

Climate change is on the forefront of many minds these days. Legislators across the US are taking major steps to help curb increasing carbon and greenhouse gas emissions, causing the energy industry’s workforce to wonder how policy changes could affect their jobs. The good news is that Bioheat® fuel blends continue to offer job security […]

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Things to Consider before Choosing a Four-Year College Degree

With the average student loan debt of $32,731, it’s no wonder that students are looking for other options after graduation![1] The cost of college has increased approximately 20% in the last five years and is on track to continue inflating in the future. The good news is that there’s an alternative that requires fewer years […]

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2021 Is the Year to Join the Bioheat® Oil & HVAC Industry

It’s become clearer than ever that jobs deemed essential by the country offer significantly higher security and peace of mind. Bioheat® heating oil delivery and HVAC service are fortunate to be categorized as an essential business. This means that people employed in (and entering) the Bioheat® fuels and HVAC industry can depend on a career […]

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Heroes of the Holidays: Heating Companies & Their Employees

This holiday season has been hard on everyone. Homeowners will do everything they can to bring some more stability and security into their homes, and that starts with the basic need for warmth and safety. During the holiday season more than ever, homeowners need and want energy and HVAC assistance from their trusted local company […]

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Misconceptions of Being a Fuel Delivery Driver

If you are thinking about a career in the Bioheat® fuel, oil, and HVAC industry, chances are you’ve browsed positions and heard of being a fuel delivery driver. Fuel delivery drivers are seen as the heroes of the cold season because they provide homeowners with the fuel and warmth that they need to keep their […]

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Bioheat® Fuel: The New Industry Standard in Cleanliness

Have you been keeping up with new technology and innovation in the heating oil industry? If so, you’ve probably heard about Bioheat®. This clean, green fuel oil alternative provides our community with a cleaner option that produces fewer emissions and lower sulfur content than traditional #2 heating oil. We’re here to keep you up to […]

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Virtual Career Fair Tips for Students & New Grads

Are you a trade school student or new graduate looking for your next internship or job opportunity? Career fairs are a great place to start. In 2020, many networking events and career fairs are being held virtually instead of in person. Don’t let the online setting discourage you from attending! There are still plenty of […]

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Taking a New Path: Studies Show Gen Z Students Prefer Skills Learning over Four-Year Degrees

Being a high school student in 2020 has been challenging, to say the least. On top of canceled sporting events, dances, and in-person learning, high schools across the country are seeing a major shift in their students’ goals for after graduation. Why are more and more graduating students considering skills learning and trade careers over […]

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Things to Know about Bioheat® Fuel

If you’re considering a career in the fuel and HVAC industry, there’s something you need to know about: Bioheat® fuel. Bioheat was developed to contribute to the renewable energy and alternative fuel movement in the United States. Bioheat is quickly becoming one of the most popular renewable liquid heating fuels because of its positive environmental […]

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Reasons to Consider an Oil & HVAC Career in 2020

This year has already been unforgettable, to say the least. The COVID-19 global pandemic has seriously shifted the United States’ economy and job outlook. Whether you are graduating from technical school this year or are just starting your training, it probably feels like a crazy time to even think about making big life decisions. The […]

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5 Tips for Virtual Job Interviews

The global Coronavirus pandemic has caused many aspects of “normal” life to transition to the Internet. Along with taking classes, buying groceries, and connecting with loved ones, job interviews are now happening online. If you are graduating this year and starting the job hunt or looking for a summer internship, you will probably be meeting […]

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HVAC Technician Named One of the Best High-Paying Trade Jobs

Thinking about starting your career in the trades? The oil and HVAC industry is looking for candidates like you! If you’ve read our blog, you’ve already learned a little about how the oil and HVAC industry offers opportunities for growth, diverse positions, and valuable benefits. Competitive pay is another reason why it is a good […]

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Remote Learning Tips for Trade School & Technical Students

Circumstances of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic has caused many changes to everyday life across the country and the world. Students from all ages have been sent home to continue classes remotely, a major adjustment that even technical and trade school students are adapting to. If you are a student at a technical, vocational, or […]

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Generation NEXT Energy Pros Promotes Workforce Development in the Oil Industry

Connecting qualified job candidates with oil employers in the Northeast Generation NEXT Energy Pros is a workforce development program that was launched in the spring of 2019 with state associations in the Northeast. The program was designed to connect local job candidates with potential employers in the oil and HVAC industries. The program utilizes a […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Become an Oil Delivery Driver

During the winter months, many homes and businesses in the Northeast rely on heating oil to stay safe and warm through snow, wind, and below-freezing temperatures. Heating oil delivery drivers are a significant part of the communities that they serve. Have you thought about a career as a fuel oil delivery driver? Delivery drivers get […]

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Career Outlook: HVAC Jobs Predicted to Increase 13% by 2028

Right now jobs in the fuel oil, HVAC, and energy industries are in high demand—and they are only expected to continue to increase in the next decade. If you are a technical student planning for your future or a current energy professional looking for a career change, this report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor […]

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Earn Money with a Secure Job in the Oil & HVAC Industry

Are you a technical student or young professional looking for a career opportunity? If you are interested in a fulfilling job that provides good pay and benefits, consider the oil, HVAC, and energy industries. Careers in the fuel oil and HVAC industry are in high demand across the United States. There are a variety of […]

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Bioheat® Fuel 101

Many states in the Northeast are using Bioheat® fuel to help reduce carbon emissions while maintaining comfort and convenience for their customers. Find out what Bioheat® is, how it’s made, and how it is helping to advance the job market in the Northeast and across the United States. Bioheat® Frequently Asked Questions What is Bioheat? […]

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U.S. Will Be the World’s Largest Oil Producer by 2023, Says IEA

“The U.S. is likely to overtake Russia to become the world’s largest oil producer by 2023, accounting for most of the global growth in petroleum supplies, a top industry monitor said Monday,” according to a story from the Wall Street Journal. “’U.S. crude production is expected to reach a record of 12.1 million barrels a […]

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B5 Bioheat® Fuel Now Standard for Downstate New York

Governor Cuomo approved Senate Bill #5422-A last Wednesday, requiring that all heating oil sold in Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties on or after July 1, 2018 contain “at least five percent renewable biofuels.” Just last year, New York City, with the support of the local Oilheat industry, passed legislation implementing a five percent biodiesel-blending requirement […]

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