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Better understand the supply and demand for professionals with skills in renewable and sustainable energy across North America. These Talent Pool Reports are based on data from LinkedIn's network of 238 million professionals and the results from a survey of over 100,000 LinkedIn members.

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US Renewable and Sustainable Energy | Talent Pool Reports

  1. 1. Talent Pool Report North America 2013 Renewable and Sustainable Energy 11,780 recent grads have joined the workforce 52% of energy professionals are managers or above 1 in 9 changed jobs in the past 12 months SATURATED HIGH-DEMAND Houston San Francisco Bay Area Demand Index 86,600 LinkedIn members Where should you look for talent? More Demand By The Numbers Chicago Atlanta Austin Orange County, CA Boston Phoenix Denver Less Demand Los Angeles Energy professionals in Houston are 3x more likely to be contacted by a recruiter than those in Portland Toronto Portland 1,000 1,500 2,000 New York City Washington D.C. Metro HIDDEN GEMS 3,000 4,000 5,000 6,000 8,000 # of LinkedIn Members Overview & Methodology A world of insights can be gathered from LinkedIn’s 238 million members - the world’s largest professional network. Talent pools are defined by member skillset, based on the skills and keywords on a member profile. Skillsets group similar and related skills that are critical to a certain profession or industry. Within each skillset LinkedIn Recruiter activity and member characteristics are used to determine supply and demand for talent. A higher demand index means that the average professional in a region is interacting with recruiters more frequently than peers in other regions. Data about job consideration comes from our semiannual talent drivers survey of over 100,000 members. What skills and keywords should you look for? Strategic Planning Engineering Sustainable Energy Sustainability Alternative Energy Solar Energy Photovoltaics Renewable Energy Project Management Energy Management Energy Energy Efficiency 10,000
  2. 2. Renewable and Sustainable Energy What do energy professionals look for in a job? 34% ABILITY TO MAKE AN IMPACT GOOD WORK/ LIFE BALANCE 42% VALUES EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS UC Berkeley Penn State University University of Toronto North Carolina State University Massachusetts Institute of Technology University of Michigan 33% 38% University of Colorado at Boulder University of Waterloo 34% 39% CULTURE THAT FITS MY PERSONALITY 53% Arizona State University 46% Stanford University 52% 36% CHALLENGING WORK What schools do recent graduates come from? Most popular LinkedIn groups 25% 31% 27% 19% North America Average Energy Professionals Solar Energy Professionals — Pv Thermal 27% Linked: Energy (Energy Industry Expertise) 42% JOB SECURITY FLEXIBLE WORK ARRANGEMENTS Energy Utilities Network Advanced Energy Economy: The Business Voice of Advance Energy A COMPANY WITH A LONGTERM STRATEGIC VISION Solar Energy Network Which industries employ energy professionals? 47.6% 7.5% 8.1% 11.2% 11.4% UTILITIES 3.0% 6.2% ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 5% 5.0% CONSTRUCTION 10% MECHANICAL OR INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING 20% OIL ENERGY 50% 2% RENEWABLES ENVIRONMENT ELECTRICAL ELECTRONIC MFGR RESEARCH 1% 0% How can you connect with energy professionals? 1. Leverage your Employees’ Networks The #1 activity on LinkedIn is viewing other members profiles. You can connect with priority talent whenever they visit an employee’s profile page using Work With Us ads. 2. Engage in Conversation through Status Updates Updates to your followers can be targeted (i.e. by function, by geography) to send relevant, timely updates to your priority talent pools. You can reach beyond your follower base using Sponsored Updates. 3. Tell a Relevant Talent Brand Story Share why your company is unique and use LinkedIn’s talent driver data to better understand what this talent pool cares most about. Premium career pages allow for segment-specific targeting to ensure priority talent sees the content most relevant to them. 4. Measure and Track your Progress Talk to your LinkedIn rep to measure the strength of your Talent Brand with this talent pool and to learn how you stack up against your competition. Additional Talent Pool Reports: lnkd.in/TalentDemand Learn more about LinkedIn Talent Solutions: talent.linkedin.com Copyright © 2013 LinkedIn Corporation. LinkedIn, the LinkedIn logo, and InMail, are registered trademarks of LinkedIn Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other brands and names are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

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