The nuclear industry is growing rapidly, with an increasing global focus on nuclear energy as a reliable source of power. As a result, there is a high demand for skilled workers in the industry, which are in short supply. As a consultancy, Atkins’ nuclear business is competing with many of their clients to hire the best people, whilst being more vulnerable to the uncertainties of the market (being a consultancy rather than an asset owner, which the majority of their clients are). As a result, employees’ engagement and retention are vital to their success.
Two specialists worked together to address this challenge, a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and a Chartered Occupational Psychologist. Read on to find out how they brought Business Psychology to life.