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Energy Retail – Is 2018 the year it settles down?

Over the past year or so we’ve seen a rapid acceleration in the amount of change and growth in energy retail with new entrants joining the market with different propositions and offerings. New technology and solutions have reduced the time and barriers to the market, and...

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...

Is your New Year’s resolution to find a new role?

‘Find a New Job’ is one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions and is always the busiest time of year for us Recruiters. If you are amongst the January crowd and looking for a new role, how do you stand out? Now is the...

How can utilities keep up with trends in digitalisation and technology?

Early this week Philip Hammond presented his 2017 winter budget and what stands out is the focus on technology. The UK government clearly believes that technology improvements and advances will be the answer to the UK's productivity issue. So what does this mean for utilities? What is clear...

Im a Recruiter, Get Me Out Of Here

Just in time for the return of ‘I’m a Celebrity’, the Utility People boys Ben, Charlie, Jordan, Matt and Renz will be taking on a special Bushtucker Trial of our own, for our new charity OPERA Global Youth Foundation, who aim to raise £40,000 in...

Is Britain ready for SMART?

It was great to attend the Energy UK SMART Event last week. With the advent of more and more SMART roles, I really wanted to get a better insight about this topic and Energy UK didn’t disappoint. With professionals from Ofgem, DCC, SEC, ENA, Energy UK, Citizens...

Up to 30% of jobs at risk of being automated!

Yesterday, I attended the Linkedin Talent Intelligence Summit and heard from some amazing speakers about the impact of Artificial Intelligence on recruitment and how technology is changing so we need to as well. Dan Shapero, Vice President Talent Solutions, Careers, & Learning at LinkedIn kicked off...

How to motivate a team

Having worked in the Recruitment sector for the past 20 years it’s safe to say I have seen it all, including ‘the good the bad and the ugly’.  Like every sector, recruitment comes with its challenges, and as a director of a recruitment business, there...