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Candidates: Here’s how to find an energy job with the impact you seek

Written by:

Mandy Asberry

If you’re like most people who are on the job hunt these days, you’re looking for more than a paycheck. 

The chances are you want work that's fulfilling, where you can have an impact.

This phenomenon has been growing for years. In 2017, Deloitte found that millennials, in particular, feel a sense of accountability for a wide range of issues, and that “it is primarily in and via the workplace that they feel most impactful.” The next year, Reuters reported that “U.S. workers want employers to step up social impact.”

The desire for impact has grown even stronger in recent years. In a survey, nearly two-thirds of employees said Covid-19 has caused them to reflect on their purpose in life. In fact, one of the biggest driving forces behind the so-called “Great Resignation” is the desire for work that's more fulfilling. And impact is a hallmark of what makes people feel fulfilled in their jobs.

I’ve spent my career in energy -- first as a change leader inside oil and gas companies, and now as head of my own startup, ALLY. We’re leading the way in advancing DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) efforts across the industry and speeding up the energy transition. I know that working in this field can be enormously fulfilling. In energy, you can have a huge impact on the world.

Where to start? On our website, you have the chance to learn about all kinds of companies in this sector. Go beyond headlines and corporate-speak, and discover the cultures and people who are driving these organizations.

Join ALLY.

If you haven’t yet, be sure to sign up for membership here at ALLY Energy. See the various levels available, from free to executive, here. Be sure to check out the especially popular influencer level, which gives you access to additional resources, but a profile is ALWAYS free!  Showcase yourself in a way where you can stand out to energy employers.

Explore jobs.

Visit our jobs site to explore positions available at all levels in more than two dozen functions. You can also refine your search to focus on full-time, part-time, contract work, and more.

Explore companies (and) culture.

That's just for starters. As you see positions available, note the ones that interest you. Then, learn about the companies offering those jobs with our Explore Companies navigator. Here you can learn about company missions, impact, and more.

Search company names.

Even more, information is available by searching the company name our site. The results will give you a range of information and insight to help you get a sense of what each business is looking for. In some cases, you’ll see thought leaders from inside these organizations sharing what they have to say.  We're working to build more search and matching features with new releases weekly.  

Build connections.

ALLY is the key to accessing and getting to know people at all levels in a wide variety of companies. Through our platform, reach out to existing employees at each company you’re considering. Ask for ideas, advice, perspectives, and more.

Apply for jobs with your whole self.

Together with Crosschq, ALLY is giving candidates an exciting way to find jobs that match the culture, commitments, and purpose they seek.

The revolutionary tool will empower people like you to share much more information than is found on a resume. With a 360 profile, you’ll be able to make clear to any employer who you are and what you’re looking for -- before you need to go through the process of interviewing. The tool also helps weed out bias by removing identifying information, part of a crucial effort to give every candidate a fair shot.

At ALLY, we’re committed to serving you-- which includes helping terrific companies and terrific candidates like you find the best matches in as little time and effort as possible.

Lots more to come. Sign up, join in, get to know us, and stay tuned for more announcements!

Welcome to ALLY, the talent and culture platform powering the energy workforce of the future.

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