UK announces campaign to inspire engineering jobs

The UK Government has announced a new campaign to inspire the next generation of engineers, including those needed to provide jobs within the energy sector. It has today pledged to work with hundreds of partners to offer a million “direct and inspiring” engineering experiences to young people throughout 2018, across the energy, technology, healthcare and […]

Energy workers and hiring managers ‘not on same page’

There is a growing disparity between the expectations of employees and hiring managers in several parts of the energy sector. That’s according to Airswift and Energy Jobline‚Äôs Global Energy Talent Index (GETI), which asked 16,000 workers from 156 countries what they thought about the industry they work in. In oil and gas, 44% of employees […]

Renewables skills shortage is stalling energy efficiency

A major skills shortage in the renewables industry is holding back businesses from becoming more energy efficient. That’s the claim this week of the Centre for Alternative Technology, which offers climate change solutions to consumers and businesses from its base in Wales. CAT spokesman Alex Randall said: “The biggest issue for green businesses is the […]