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  • Solar panels on a commercial roof
    The future of our planet is solar, and there’s no question about it. Almost all energy on earth—whether renewable or non-renewable—comes from the sun. Fossil fuels such as coal and natural gas are products of decomposed organisms from millions of years ago, which ultimately stored sunlight as chemical energy. Even the elements used for nuclear power owe their existence to the cores of stars. If human civilization is to survive and grow, we must learn to
  • Person working for an energy recruitment agency
    If you’re an energy executive, you’re probably of the major talent deficit in the industry. You can’t rely on job search sites to find the top talent in the energy industry. The majority of the workforce has retired, and this has created a significant gap in the talent pool while others have moved onto other career paths. According to the 2022 GETI report, around 75% of professionals in the energy industry have considered changing their
  • Overhead view on solar panels
    The solar energy industry is growing at cosmic rates, and understandably so. Almost all energy on Earth comes from the sun. The amount of sunlight that hits the Earth in one hour has more energy than the world consumes in a year. The future of energy is undeniably solar. As a solar energy company, you have limitless potential to grow. However, how you compare to other similar companies in the industry is determined by the people
  • A wind turbine
    The renewable energy industry is growing faster than ever right now, and it’s projected to do so until it has completely taken over the global energy market! Still, the industry is relatively new, and talent is scarce. The job market is highly competitive, where only the biggest players can consistently hire the most talented individuals. As a renewable energy recruiting firm, Whitham Group has been building relationships in the industry for over 12 years. We
  • an executive at an energy firm
    Hiring the right executive for your renewable energy firm is trickier than it looks. You need the best recruitment strategies to find the best person for a top-tier role at your organization. Needless to say, energy executive search is a time-consuming and thorough process that requires an energy recruitment agency for the job. Here’s what the process looks like: Client Analysis The first step of a renewable energy executive search is understanding the client’s needs. After all, the executive search
  • People writing on a board
    High employee turnover is a major problem for many small and medium-sized businesses. Estimates suggest that the average turnover rate in 2022 will jump from 20% to 24% in the US. An estimated 37.4 million people in the US have quit their jobs by the end of this year, and this retention rate is expected to remain high in the upcoming years.  Whitham Group is a team of renewable energy recruiters that helps companies find suitable
  • A renewable energy recruiting interview
    Recruitment is the most critical business process in startups. Hiring people with the right balance of enthusiasm and professionalism is vital to sustainable growth in today’s competitive markets. You need people who can think out of the box but are experienced enough not to repeat mistakes made by other startups. This is a challenge, especially in a niche industry such as renewable energy. Whitham Group is a leading executive search firm that routinely helps startups find
  • An interview taking place.
    One of the biggest hurdles a company faces is having to look for an executive. There’s a reason why executives generally have to inform well in time that they’re leaving, as the search process isn’t as straightforward as finding any competent individual. The process can often be daunting and take around half a year or so to complete. It’s also a standard approach for companies to hire executive search firms to take care of the
  • Handshake before an interview.
    In the modern era, the hiring process has changed significantly. While there have been various positive elements that have improved the whole experience by leaps and bounds, there are many classical challenges in different forms that companies need to filter through. High-volume hiring is one of them, which can be a problem for any listing below the executive tier. It’s a difficult process that can consume a lot of resources and take up significant time

Whitham Group has over 12 years’ experience recruiting in renewable energy. We operate as an expert advisor, not a vendor.


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