Energy Institute launches – its new online recruitment service

March 24, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
The Energy Institute (EI) has launched its new online recruitment service

The energy industry is currently going through a period of unprecedented change with thousands of new energy jobs likely to be created over the coming years. This is buoyed by government investment in a variety of projects, from the new generation of cleaner nuclear power plants to renewable energy emissions targets. As revealed by the recent Energy Salary and Benefits Survey, conducted by the EI and Hays Energy, remuneration in the energy sector remains competitive, reflecting the desire of employers to attract, retain and reward highly skilled and experienced operatives. is an interactive site which helps both candidates and recruiters build and develop job opportunities. Various advertising options are available along with enhanced employer listings. There is a CV database where recruiters can contact candidates directly and an enhanced search facility to locate candidates with hard to reach skills sets.

Marta Kozlowska MEI, Development Director, says, ' is an ideal tool for employers to recruit skilled professionals and new talent across the entire energy supply chain as well as in the support industries. As the Energy Salary and Benefits Survey indicates, working in energy offers an exciting and rewarding career with competitive pay, training opportunities and a high degree of job satisfaction. The energy industry appears to be one of the more resilient of the UK economy, which is very encouraging news for everyone working or looking to embark on a career in the sector.'

As illustrated by the survey, salaries have risen over the past 12 months and continue to grow steadily across all energy sectors, with oil and gas engineers enjoying the greatest financial recompense. Interestingly, monetary benefits are not the most important factor in considering a job move: almost twice the number of respondents cited a new challenge as their prime motivator.

For a copy of the survey, please visit

For information on the latest job opportunities in all sectors of the energy industry or to place details for a current vacancy, please visit the new dedicated EI recruitment service:

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Notes to editor: With a combined membership of over 14,000 individuals and 300 companies across 100 countries, the Energy Institute (EI) is the leading chartered professional membership body for those studying and working in energy. Providing a powerful voice to engage business and industry, government, academia and the public, the EI promotes the safe, environmentally responsible and efficient supply and use of energy in all its forms and applications. In fulfilling this purpose the EI addresses the depth and breadth of energy and the energy system, from upstream and downstream hydrocarbons and other primary fuels and renewables, to power generation, transmission and distribution to sustainable development, demand side management and energy efficiency. Offering learning and networking opportunities to support career development, the EI provides a network to all those working in energy, and a scientific and technical reservoir of knowledge for industry. For further information, please visit