Renewable Energy

Taking an Ontological Approach to Recruiting in Renewable Energy

By Extract Talent | 05/16/2024

As the energy sector continues to grow and evolve, companies are increasingly seeking innovative approaches to recruit top talent that can drive their organizations forward. One such approach that has gained traction in recent years is ontological coaching. It recognizes that an individual’s emotions, body language, and verbal communication are all interconnected and play a […]


Does Workplace Camaraderie Matter in the Age of Remote Work?

By Extract Talent | 05/09/2024

In the last few years, the landscape of work has undergone a dramatic transformation. Remote and hybrid work arrangements have become the norm for many organizations, offering employees unprecedented flexibility and work-life balance. Amidst this shift, studies show that workplace camaraderie still matters. A culture where colleagues have friends with shared goals attracts and keeps […]

Hiring the Top 5% – What It Takes

By Extract Talent | 03/20/2024

Attracting and retaining the top 5% of talent can be a game-changer for companies seeking to drive innovation, growth, and success. According to a study by McKinsey & Company, this elite group of employees is responsible for generating 95% of a company’s impact. However, traditional hiring methods often fall short when it comes to securing […]

Your Company Needs to Think Differently to Attract Top Talent

By Extract Talent | 03/07/2024

It’s not just about having the most advanced technology; it’s about having a team that embodies innovation, adaptability, and unparalleled soft skills. As recruiters, we look for these factors in companies because we know it matters to top candidates.

The Role of a Consultative Approach in the Hiring Process

By Extract Talent | 03/01/2024

In the Oil, Gas, and Renewables sector, the ability to attract and retain top talent has become a critical determinant of success. This is where the value of a consultative approach in the hiring process shines through.

Investing in Top Talent is a Profit Center for the Oil and Gas Industry

By Extract Talent | 02/21/2024

Contrary to the traditional view of hiring top talent as a cost center, there is evidence suggesting that investing in top talent is, in fact, a profit center. 

Sustaining Employee Well-Being: World Mental Health Day 2023

By Extract Talent | 10/09/2023

October 10 is World Mental Health Day, and it’s a day of opportunity for your team. As we look for ways to make the energy industry more future-looking and sustainable, it’s essential to consider how we support our greatest resource: our people. It’s clear – and the research supports – that there is a link […]

Extract Talent Welcomes Jeff Utzinger as Practice Leader, Oil & Energy

By Extract Talent | 08/21/2023

Indianapolis, IN: August 4, 2023 ­– Extract Talent is pleased to announce that Jeff Utzinger has joined the organization as the new Practice Leader, Oil & Energy. With over 27 years of experience in operational and sales management, business development, and strategic planning, Utzinger brings a well-rounded and people-first perspective to his new role. His […]

What Top Talent in the Energy Industry are Looking for to Make a Change

By Extract Talent | 07/16/2023

As a whole, the energy industry appears to be on the rebound after a tough couple of years driven by pandemic-era consumption changes and other challenges. Today’s energy workforce is different than the one just a few years ago, however, with new concerns and a passion for making a positive impact on the world. The […]

Honoring Disability Pride Month at Extract Talent

By Extract Talent | 07/16/2023

Every July, we celebrate Disability Pride Month, timed to honor the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990. Disability Pride Month celebrates people with disabilities, shines a spotlight to honor their contributions and achievements, highlights their ongoing struggles for justice and fair treatment, and works to educate about culture, identity, and the meaning […]