Starting Your Career In The Renewables Industry

This Christmas, a record 40% of all power generated in Britain came from renewable sources – about three-quarters of it from wind turbines. This festive season record is a reminder that the future of energy production is going to be ever more in the renewables sector.

What salary should I be earning?

Salary is one of the most influential factors for accepting a job, or even pursuing a particular career. Knowing what salary you should be earning is vital to ensuring you’re getting paid what you’re worth, based on your individual skills and experience.

6 Ways You Can Overcome The Skills Deficit

If your Building Services or Energy company is constantly on the look out for new talent, you know you’re on the right track, whether or not the search itself is a struggle. Organisations often need to look for new recruits in order to support an expansion or a new project.

The 5 Must Do’s To Sell Your Role To A Passive Candidate

Passive candidates – those who are not currently applying or even looking for new positions – tend to be extremely talented, and incredibly difficult to sell a role to. Recruiting passive candidates is not an easy job but it can be very rewarding when you manage to recruit a high performing and sought-after individual for an important role.

How to use social media in your recruitment advertising

It’s not hard to see why social media recruiting is fast becoming a top method for tapping into new talent. With more than 535 million people using sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, the potential to find new staff via social media is enormous. But how do you make the most of social media to advertise new job posts?

Why are you losing good candidates?

2015 was a phenomenal year for us at A & D Recruitment, 92% of our candidates were successful after interview and were offered job roles. We managed to source some very talented individuals who, due to their unique skills / experience, had more than one offer on the table.

UK onshore wind farms and local communities

As A&D specialises in skilled recruitment in the renewable energy sector, seeing growth within the UK green economy is excellent news and of great interest. RenewableUK is a trade and professional body for the UK within the wind and marine renewable industries and, after they recently released a report on the onshore wind industry, we thought it the perfect opportunity to highlight the continuing potential within this sector.

The Rise of Renewable Energy in the UK

When people ask why is it such a great time for A&D Recruitment to be involved in the UK renewable energy sector, nowadays I can simply point to the statistics! But this is genuinely true because each passing year sets new records for Britain’s renewable energy drive. So I thought it might be interesting to discuss with you a few of the different aspects of why exactly green energy in the UK is as exciting a market as it is.

The benefits of using a recruitment agency

There are many reasons why leading companies use a recruitment agency when a specific job role needs filling, but there are countless benefits you may not have considered. Whether your business is recruiting for a full-time position or on a project basis, it is essential that you find the person with the right experience but also the right attitude and ethos for your business.