Understanding the Role of Energy Contractors

Understanding the Role of Energy Contractors

Among the unsung heroes that keep America’s energy flowing are private contractors and their employees. They are key contributors to everything from maintaining electric reliability to refueling nuclear power stations to laying natural gas pipelines. Electric and...
4 Key Ways Energy Companies Are Embracing Diversity

4 Key Ways Energy Companies Are Embracing Diversity

Many people who work in energy can remember when finding job opportunities in the industry was all about “who you knew.” Maybe a grandfather worked for an energy company and then an uncle. It was a family connection, or a good friend worked at the company, and that’s...
How Unions Support the Energy Workforce

How Unions Support the Energy Workforce

The energy industry has some of the strongest participation rates in labor unions in the country. More than 90% of utility companies are supported by a union workforce. In fact, more than 20 percent of employees at the nation’s electric companies are union members....
The Future of the Energy Grid

The Future of the Energy Grid

Picture a large manufacturing plant with delivery trucks fanning out on one-way roads. The manufacturer decides what the customers get and when. Now think of millions of scattered manufacturing plants with outputs constantly changing. Customers have morphed into...
Advice to Career Changers

Advice to Career Changers

What do a veteran, a management consultant, an accountant, a travel and event planner, and a testing and verification specialist have in common? They are all energy professionals who started their careers in different fields, and they all have words of advice for...