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Nuclear power is on the rise across the globe. While it has seen its fair share of ups and downs over the past few decades, the climate crisis and political emphasis on clean energy is putting pressure on the industry. Yet we have seen a number of early retirements of well-operated nuclear energy facilities including… Read more »

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The skills gap is a concern many employers have to deal with on a regular basis. They say good workers are hard to find, particularly with experience in the manufacturing industry. This is in part due to a lack of high-quality training opportunities available to students and professionals alike. With the amount of engineering candidates… Read more »

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In the hustle and bustle of everyday business, workplace safety can become assumed. This is particularly true if there are few incidents to draw attention to problems in safety protocols. Without red flags to bring attention to issues, everyone can think the programs in place are working. But that might not be the case. A… Read more »

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You know what makes you unique as a potential candidate in the energy industry. But are you communicating your individuality to prospective employers? Companies want to know what makes you special, enough to search online for job candidates in order to gather more information in their search. How can you create a great online brand… Read more »

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Engineers might not be marketed for their soft skills, but these abilities and qualities are critical for applicants in all areas of expertise. Each industry and profession depends on a unique set of skills that are not necessarily taught in a university setting. Engineers, in order to advance within their career, and in order to… Read more »

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One of the most powerful arguments in favor of nuclear power is that of the reduced atmospheric pollutants created as a result of nuclear energy generation. As addressing climate change has become a central and critical political objective, so has building a robust energy infrastructure that maintains a low level of CO2 emissions. However, as… Read more »

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That headline might come as a shock to you, but it’s true. According to the International Energy Agency (or IEA) renewable energy made up half of the new power plants as of 2014. Clean energy has become such a buzzword in recent years that many people have begun to tune the phrase out. But this… Read more »

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If you are having difficulty finding the right applicants in response to your job listing, it’s worth rethinking how you are advertising the position. Job descriptions that list too many qualifications and too much information can scare away talented candidates. Overly specific job descriptions can lead to some job candidates simply shying away because they… Read more »

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For many people, the manufacturing industry brings to mind an industrial age and gloomy work environment, full of noise and smoke and down-right terrible working conditions. Public opinion of this modern industry is heavily influenced by movies and historical inaccuracies that are frankly no longer relevant. The U.S. Manufacturing Sector is the eighth largest manufacturing… Read more »

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If you haven’t taken a hard look at your cover letter template lately, it’s a good time to brush up on your elevator pitch. Cover letters are a formal opportunity to introduce yourself to a potential employer. They allow for some context to support the information you provide in your resume. A cover letter should… Read more »