#INWED18 – How Energy Jobline is ‘Raising the Bar’ for diversity in energy
Published: 22 Jun 2018 By Grace Kimberley
June 22nd, 2018 – LONDON: Saturday 23rd June marks International Women in Engineering day, introduced by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES).
#INWED18 is a global celebration and awareness campaign, which looks to raise the profile of female engineers and encourage more women to enter the industry. With continued support from the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), INWED is now the most publicized and influential women-in-engineering campaign on a global spectrum.
This year’s theme: ‘Raising the Bar’ precisely resonates with Energy Jobline and our successes in promoting and increasing diversity within energy. As the leading energy recruitment platform globally, it’s our duty to help our candidates and clients close the gender gap in engineering. There is a long way to go, but we are delighted with our progress so far!
Currently, Energy Jobline has grown its female audience from 14% to 21% in 6 months.
To achieve our target of a 25% female audience by 2020 (#2520), we knew we had to find a way to connect with the top female talent in the energy industry. Energy Jobline successfully formed partnerships with some of the most influential gender diversity groups in energy out there- including WISE Campaign, POWERful Women, and Women in Energy (SPE International).
We acted as a diversity consultant for many of our energy clients and allowed them to appeal to a wider female audience. This was in the form of Job Advert Training, diversity webinars and social targeting. Using the knowledge our dedicated diversity partners passed on to us, we now offer second-to-none diversity expertise to some of the world’s largest energy employers and agencies.
Not only have the Energy Jobline team been hosting webinars and events to bring female engineers together, we have also sponsored a number of ‘women in energy’ seminars, webinars and conferences, including the POWERful Women Annual Conference in May (London), SPE Women in Energy event in September 2017, and the Includes You diversity webinar.
We want to take this opportunity to congratulate the talented, skilled female engineers in our network and look forward to supporting more and more women in developing a successful and thriving career in energy.
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