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GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Expands Workforce Training Collaboration with Poland's University Sector

GE Energy - GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Krakow-based engineering school AGH University of Science and Technology to collaborate in the training of a skilled nuclear engineering workforce that will be needed to help develop and operate future nuclear power plants that Poland plans to build to diversify its energy supplies. more...

Hitachi-GE Launch Human Resource Training Program in the Nuclear Power Field in Southeast Asia

Hitachi America Limited - Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd. (Hitachi-GE) today announced that it has started an international human resource training program jointly with the Tokyo Institute of Technology (TITECH) in the field of nuclear power, energy and the environment, mainly for Southeast Asia. more...

U.S. utility survey respondents believe energy prices will rise significantly, place emphasis on growing nexus of water and energy challenge

Black & Veatch - Black & Veatch today released the results of its fifth annual Strategic Directions in the Electric Utility Industry survey in which more than 700 U.S. more...
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Perceptive Software Helps Electric Utility Automate Processes and Harness Intellectual Capital

Perceptive Software - Perceptive Software, creator of enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, including ImageNow document management, imaging and workflow, announced today that Sunflower Electric Power Corporation of Kansas recently selected ImageNow for an initial deployment in its finance and human resources departments. more...

ElectriCities of North Carolina Brings Interim Management Services to Members

Hometown Connections - To address the challenge of increasing turnover among public power managers, ElectriCities of North Carolina is teaming with utility recruiting firm Mycoff, Fry and Prouse (MF&P) and Hometown Connections to offer members the human resource service called "Strategic Power Placements" (SPP) for the temporary assignment of retired utility professionals. more...

Itron Smart Meters Featured in NEMA Smart Grid Video Series

Itron - Itron Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that it participated in the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Vids for Grids: New Media for the New Energy Workforce program to help demonstrate smart grid equipment, explain electrical engineering concepts and portray exciting career opportunities in smart grid technology. more...

Articles 

By Matthew Cohen
On: April 15, 2014
Matthew Cohen, Energy Management Practice Leader with Direct Recruiters, Inc. had the opportunity to interview Roderick Morris, SVP, Marketing and Operations at Opower, provider of cloud-based software to the Utility Industry. They touch upon "Influencers", more...
By Ian Hedding
On: April 9, 2014
As they search to improve various areas and aspects within their organization's businesses, many executives in the energy industry in recent years have put their companies through the paces of some kind of performance improvement more...
By Kevin Herring
On: March 12, 2014
Several years ago, marketers began to consider customers as business assets recognizing that some were more valuable than others and some cost more to acquire than others. So they developed a tool called CLV, or more...
By John Reed, PhD, MBA
On: February 20, 2014
Executive coaching is a fast-growing industry, 30+ years old with global revenues in the billions of dollars. In terms of consumer protection and service quality control, however, it lags far behind many industries you and more...
By Kevin Herring
On: December 25, 2013
Like the proverbial many ways to skin a cat, there are many ways to change the culture of an organization. There are also some principles that have proven they can work even in a utility more...

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