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Unsung Heroes Behind the Brand – Linda Mason

The Mas! When it comes to the success of Utility People it’s a massive team effort, we all work hard we love the team and the banter that comes with it, and I think it’s fair to say we all love the Utility People brand and...

The hidden costs of setting up an energy supplier

Over recent weeks we’ve seen increasing attention from the Regulator on new entrants to the UK energy retail market.  There have been widely publicised complaints that some of the challenger entrants don’t have the necessary skills or finance in place to deliver the service expected...

Where can I look for a new role?

  Looking for a new job can be boring, so here are some ways for you to search for the job you want using more than just job boards!   “MORE THAN THREE-FIFTHS OF GRADUATE RECRUITERS CONFIRMED THEY HAD STEPPED UP USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA THIS YEAR AND...

What Are You Looking For?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Instead of applying for every role you see, sit down and really think about what sort or career you want. What sort of company do you want to work for? A start-up, a SME or a big corporate company? Which one would suit your skills...

The new utility business model?

As more and more new businesses enter the Utility market, changes are happening thick and fast within the sector. These businesses are lean, often launching with minimal funding, quick to react to market changes and focused on delivering a ‘new’ kind of supplier to customers. But...

SHE BELIEVED SHE COULD, SO SHE DID………

“I’m amazing me”.  I’m known for saying this in the office to all my team.  I’m sure some people may think I’m a bit big headed and love to blow my own trumpet, but in truth it’s me reassuring myself that I’m doing a good...

Social selling – how has this new phenomenon changed the face of sales?

We are seeing widespread recognition across the utilities sector that digitalisation will be revolutionising the way that companies acquire and service their customers. But what does this mean for the role of sales professionals – what new skills do they need to keep up with this...

Where are all the women – part two!

If you read my last blog post, you’ll know that we were at the flagship event ‘Future of Utilities’ last week. The event itself is a great networking tool – and with some very senior speakers, I did some great learning too. However, what was startling was...