Author: Emma Ellis

What Are You Looking For?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Instead of applying for every role you see, sit down and really think about what sort or career you want. What sort of company do you want to work for? A start-up, a SME or a big corporate company? Which one would suit your skills...

SHE BELIEVED SHE COULD, SO SHE DID………

“I’m amazing me”.  I’m known for saying this in the office to all my team.  I’m sure some people may think I’m a bit big headed and love to blow my own trumpet, but in truth it’s me reassuring myself that I’m doing a good...

Social selling – how has this new phenomenon changed the face of sales?

We are seeing widespread recognition across the utilities sector that digitalisation will be revolutionising the way that companies acquire and service their customers. But what does this mean for the role of sales professionals – what new skills do they need to keep up with this...

Combat The Nerves

Alongside appearance, punctuality and first impressions, one of the most common components of an interview is the ability to conquer those nerves. Everyone has their own way of dealing with their nerves, from trying to relax on the day of the interview, to listening to...

How to make the perfect CV

It is a fact that a CV gets no more than 30–60 seconds attention so it must have an immediate impact and grab the interest of the reader. Make sure you highlight the most relevant information according to the role you have applied for. This...

Women’s Utility Network launches with its first event

With such focus in the utilities industry about a lack of women in senior roles, it’s great to see someone finally doing something about it.  Angela Peart, Managing Director of recruitment company Utility People has joined forces with five incredibly successful women in the energy...

Does anyone get nervous going to networking events?

Here's a few tips and tricks to make you get the most out of our first event next Thursday! With just under a week before our first WUN networking event, we thought it would be really helpful to share some of our best tips and tricks...

Focusing on your Goals in 2018

Every new year starts with resolutions but by February many have been forgotten and before you know it Christmas is on the horizon again!  If your new year’s resolution is to push your career to that next level, here are some top tips to help...