SCOTTISH EQUITY PARTNERS BUYS 500KW MERTHYR WIND TURBINE

  • By Alexander Daniels
  • By January 01, 70

A 500kW wind turbine in Merthyr Tydfil has been bought by Scottish Equity Partners (SEP). The turbine has been operational since December 2013 and has a 20-year index linked, fixed price, feed in tariff of which 16 years remain. The tariff covers 100 per cent of its revenue. Operations and maintenance of the turbine will continue to be undertaken by manufacturer Emergya Wind Technologies (EW...

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Smith Bros fires up Scottish link

  • By Alexander Daniels
  • By January 01, 70

UK electrical engineering company Smith Brothers has energised the grid connection for two wind farms in Scotland totalling 23.55MW. The projects are the 14.35MW Tullymurdoch facility and the 9.2MW Welton of Creuchies wind farm, which are located adjacent to one another at a site in Perth and Kinross. Tullymurdoch consists of seven Senvion 2.05MW machines and is owned by Temporis. The fou...

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7 Ways to Keep the Motivation Alive at Work in 2018

  • By Alexander Daniels
  • By January 01, 70

The beginning of 2017 was likely a breeze for you. Working out, killing it at work, and super pumped about your resolutions. How’s next year looking?! If you’ve lost that motivation, you are not alone. In fact, statistics show that over 50% of people forget their resolutions after the first month. I’m not saying that’s an excuse, but life happens. One place where you really don’t want to...

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5 Things to do Before Christmas to help your job search

  • By Alexander Daniels
  • By January 01, 70

If there is any time of the year where job searching is most unappealing, it would be the festive season. While most are winding down for a few days of rest and relaxation, job seekers are stressing about paying the bills and affording the Christmas sprouts. It’s enough to make you want to drown yourself in a vat of mulled wine – but don’t lose hope. With just weeks to go before the big cele...

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How to turn down a recruiter

  • By Alexander Daniels
  • By January 01, 70

If you’re lucky, you’ve had recruiters reach out to you via LinkedIn or email. If you are looking for a new position, the response is obvious: when can we talk more? But if you’re not currently looking for anything new, how do you respond to the recruiters message without burning bridges? Because let’s face it; these days, people are likely to change their jobs every 3-5 years. So ma...

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2017 in Review by Director Nick Pearce

  • By Alexander Daniels
  • By January 01, 70

As I review the past 12 months, since we published the inaugural salary survey at the beginning of 2017, it feels as though a lot has changed in the additive manufacturing industry. The industry continues to grow but I would say that this past year it seems to have matured. The conversation has moved from 3D Printing, Prototyping and R&D to Industrial Production. This shift started in 2016 with bo...

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The 7 secrets to a great VIDEO job interview

  • By Alexander Daniels
  • By January 01, 70

  1. Be familiar with the technology
Make sure you are up to speed with the technology that you will be calling through and get comfortable with it before your interview – not the moment you are supposed to be calling in. Do a test run – technology can be tricky and you never know when your build-in microphone is going to have a bad day, or your wifi decides...

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CareerHack #10: Recruiter Secrets to Finding the Right Job-fit for YOU

  • By Alexander Daniels
  • By January 01, 70

Do you ever wonder if you’re on the right career path? How can you tell if your job makes the most of your talents? Consulting with a recruiter is a good way of finding out! We asked our recruiters how they help AM professionals find the right fit. Asking yourself these few questions will help you choose the right job for you. 1. How do I want to feel at work? “As recruiters we often...

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How to choose between two job offers

  • By Alexander Daniels
  • By January 01, 70

During your interview process you will have had the opportunity to meet with your future colleagues and managers. Although it can be tough to choose it is important to look into both companies. You may have seen something that you didn’t like within the businesses and it is good to note these down. You should always trust your instinct with a job offer as you will be working with your colleag...

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Interview Tips – Find your next role

  • By Alexander Daniels
  • By January 01, 70

Before your interview you may be feeling nervous and not sure what to expect, this is perfectly fine as the fear of unknown is a common one! All you need to do is to understand how to prepare yourself and you will be able to get through it with no issues. Once you have been invited in for an interview the best thing to do is to research a little about the company and familiarise yourself w...

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