This is the No. 1 question I get asked! This makes sense since we work in a growth industry and in a down-trending economy. More people want to be secure in their job and why not start off a new career in the right direction? Nuclear power has a great future.
I have been working in this industry for over 18 years and have hired many employees for full-time and outage positions. To navigate through a sea of potential applicants, you need to standout in a crowd and get noticed! You need to build your brand. My brand...what is that? Well, that is actually a subject of several upcoming blog posts but in short, it is self promotion and marketing you. You brand is your business, it is what sells your skills and experience to a potential employer.
Based on my experience, here are a couple of tips to help land that first nuclear job:
Good luck in your job search and stay tuned for more information on starting your nuclear career.
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