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Building a workforce for a low-carbon economy

Guest speaker Michelle Branigan, CEO of Electricity Human Resources Canada

The energy sector offers numerous career opportunities in areas such as renewable energy, energy efficiency, and energy storage. As the world transitions to more sustainable energy sources, the demand for skilled professionals in this field is on the rise. The podcast highlights the benefits of pursuing a career in this field, including job security, career growth, and contributing to a cleaner environment.

Guest speaker Michelle Branigan, CEO of Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC), shares her expertise on why students and professionals should consider a career in this sector and how to succeed in it.

Sourcing, retaining, and attracting top talent

Michelle and hosts discuss the importance of sourcing, retaining, and attracting top talent in the energy field. They emphasize the need for a diverse and inclusive workforce and highlight the challenges of attracting and retaining talent in a rapidly evolving industry.

They also share their insights on effective recruitment strategies, such as building partnerships with educational institutions and creating a strong employer brand.

Succeeding in the energy field

The speakers provide valuable advice for students and professionals looking to succeed in the energy sector. They stress the importance of staying up-to-date with industry developments, networking, and seeking out mentors and role models. They also emphasize the need for a growth mindset, adaptability, and a willingness to take on new challenges.

The energy and carbon sector offers exciting career opportunities for students and professionals who are passionate about creating a more sustainable future in a rapidly evolving world.

Other participants in the podcast include:

David Arkell - President and CEO of 360 Energy
Lysandra Naom - Executive Producer of The 360 On Energy and Carbon Podcast

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