With world focus on the well-being of the earth and its environment, a tidal wave of interest – and more importantly, investment – is pouring into energy initiatives. Among the sources of renewable energy, wind turbines are being touted as one of the most cost- effective technologies available. They are well-established in the UK, and the market has been growing rapidly over the past few years, aided by the fact that the UK has one of the best wind resources in the world.
Despite recent market expansion, there remains a talent gap and many companies in the sector struggle to recruit the specialised talent that they seek. The question remains of what obstacles are employers facing in their recruitment efforts, and how can they overcome these hurdles, to attract and engage the industry's best.