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Who You Should Target. And Why.

Vets

Veterans are uniquely suited for a second career in the energy industry. They are self-motivated, disciplined, outcome-driven, and safety-conscious.

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Women

Recruiting women is high on the agenda of our industry. Opportunities for women have never been greater as diversity is vital to creating innovative approaches to the challenges our industry is facing.

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recruitment flyer

Students

There are jobs for students ready to work right out of high school, those interested in apprenticeships, and for those pursuing a college degree or technical certificate

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recruitment flyer

Career Changers

Recent events have forced many to consider career- changes, and with more than 100 kinds of skilled, well-paying careers that offer reliable employment, our industry should be an attractive option.

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recruitment flyer

Gen Z and Millennials

As our workforce is ages, we need to attract younger generations to fill the gap. These two groups are at the forefront of innovation and trends. We need to understand how to attract and retain them!

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Vets

Veterans are uniquely suited for a second career in the energy industry. They are self-motivated, disciplined, outcome-driven, and safety-conscious.

Download
recruitment flyer

Women

Recruiting women is high on the agenda of our industry. Opportunities for women have never been greater as diversity is vital to creating innovative approaches to the challenges our industry is facing.

Download
recruitment flyer

Students

There are jobs for students ready to work right out of high school, those interested in apprenticeships, and for those pursuing a college degree or technical certificate

Download
recruitment flyer

Career Changers

Recent events have forced many to consider career- changes, and with more than 100 kinds of skilled, well-paying careers that offer reliable employment, our industry should be an attractive option.

Download
recruitment flyer

Gen Z and Millennials

As our workforce is ages, we need to attract younger generations to fill the gap. These two groups are at the forefront of innovation and trends. We need to understand how to attract and retain them!

Get more info

How To Recruit, Onboard, Train And Retain
Gen Z And Millennial Employees.

Want to attract more Gen Z and Millennial-aged applicants to your company? Implementing the research-based insights and strategies in our Gen Z and Millennial Employee Take-Action Playbook will help you grow your business now and long-term.

From the playbook:
Recruiting
Onboarding
Training
Retention

 

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Use These Graphics!

Boost interest in your job postings. Use these graphics on your social media feed along with text about how you are hiring.

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It’s All About Education.

Educating the students in your area is a great way to promote our industry and, ultimately, interest in your company as a career choice. Want to influence the future? Share these FREE resources with educators in your community!

Energy-Focused Lesson Plans
(K-8 & high school)

Energy Industry Fundamentals Course
(Includes instructor guides, student guides, and hands-on activities to bring STEM energy connections to life in the classroom)

High School Energy Career Academy
(Focuses on preparing students grades 9-12 for entering postsecondary education or moving directly to employment for a utility)

Other Curriculum Resources
(Compiled by Center For Energy Workforce Development)

Our Partners.

The resources shown here (and more) are available from our partner organizations. Utilize them! Click on each to learn more and see what they offer that can help you in your workforce development.

Center for Workforce Development
CEWD was formed to help utilities work together to develop solutions to the coming workforce shortage in the utility industry. They developed many of the materials on this page—but they have even more available to CEWD Members. Check out Ten Quick Ways To Get More Out Of Your CEWD Membership.

Get Into Energy
Developed by CEWD, this website builds awareness among students, teachers, military veterans, transitioning workers, and others about career opportunities available in the energy industry. A great source for energy companies seeking new hires. For example, you could target women with social posts featuring information from this page.

Helmets to Hardhats
Helmets to Hardhats is a national, nonprofit program that connects transitioning active-duty military service members, veterans, National Guard and Reservists with skilled training and quality career opportunities in the construction industry. Advertise your open positions there.

Mike Rowe Works
You know Rowe. He’s into hard work and he promotes it through the Mike Rowe Works Foundation. Here you’ll find a great place to list your open positions, info on his Work Ethic Scholarship Program, and more.

SkillsUSA
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. The organization has many educational programs and competitions that promote and reward the skills needed in your future workforce.

Troops to Energy Jobs
The Troops to Energy Jobs Initiative is designed to help veterans and members of the National Guard and Reserves make a successful transition to a rewarding career in the energy industry. CEWD member companies can sign up here to gain access to resumes from veterans seeking employment in your area.

Veterans in Energy
This organization provides transition, retention and professional development support to the growing population of military veterans who have chosen energy careers. Especially handy are the materials that line-up military specialization with civilian jobs in the energy industry.

Want To Learn More? Do A Deep Dive.

DCA’s Workforce Summit had a variety of helpful presentations with expert insights and practical application you can use in your workforce development. Download the presentations here:

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