Soft Skills - No matter where oil prices are, it is important for young professionals (YPs) to have strategies for their careers. Often, plans change as a result of personal circumstances, new opportunities, or things outside of one’s control. But it still is important to work towards a goal and accept that things may change. Today especially, you need many different tools in your toolbox to succeed in an ever-changing environment. Strategies discussed in this article reflect lessons taken away from the YP Career Strategy Workshop in The Hague, sponsored by the SPE Netherlands Section.