Energy recruitment expert aims for the stars

Ad Astra Recruitment is a brand new North East based recruitment solutions company, specialising in the placement of high calibre energy sales and services professionals.

Northern Gas and Power, named UK energy consultancy of the year, in prestigious Energy Awards

Northern Gas and Power (NGP) has capped off a year of unprecedented job and revenue growth, by being named the UK’s Third Party Intermediary of the Year (50+ employees), at the prestigious Energy Awards.

Leading energy management expert, Northern Gas and Power, in huge recruitment drive, after further growth success

Northern Gas and Power (NGP) – part of Global Procurement Group (GPG) – is expanding across the UK, after further customer acquisition and uptake of its ground-breaking energy technology.

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Bork Biz is your regular look at the world of business and work but not as you know it.

Fifth of hiring managers want more green professionals

One in five hiring managers in renewables think there are too few professionals moving into the sector. That’s according to the first Global Energy Talent Index, which reveals significant differences in expectations between hiring managers and candidates across the energy industry. The report, from workforce solutions provider Airswift and job site Energy Jobline, suggests young […]

Government ‘needs to counter engineering shortage now’

One in five young people in Britain need to get a career in engineering if the UK is to save itself from a severe skills shortage, it was claimed today, which includes the growing demands of the energy industry. A lack of home-grown graduates in the sciences has already spelled a 40,000 shortage in the […]

Oil and gas jobs shortage “easing”

A shortage of jobs for skilled workers in the oil and gas sector earlier this year is “easing” according to an index of job opportunities posted online. The Hays Oil & Gas Global Job Index revealed a strong third quarter in 2012 despite some “economic and seasonal headwinds” for the industry. The global recruitment firm’s […]

UK Government ‘failing’ the engineering industry

More than half of UK engineers have lost confidence in Government policy and believe it is “failing” the industry. That’s according to a new survey by Matchtech, which claims more than three quarters of engineers do not believe the Government is doing enough to attract new investment in the industry and 56% are not confident […]

Energy sector could benefit from change to education, says recruitment specialist

More needs to be done to encourage young people to develop the necessary skills they need to find jobs in the energy sector. That’s the message from a recruitment boss, who says the UK Government needs to do more to stimulate the skills the UK needs. Paul Flynn, Managing Director of specialist offshore recruiters Earthstaff […]

Energy pays- sector enjoys high salaries

Energy professionals in the UK enjoy well paid salaries that are significantly higher than the national average. According to a recent survey by recruitment specialists Hays Energy 74% of those surveyed earn in excess of £41,000. The survey also revealed that in the last 12 months 69% of people have had a salary increase and […]