and Zpryme’s Smart Grid Insights Release Benchmarking Data for Smart Grid Hiring Managers

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On the heels of publishing an infographic highlighting the topline results of its research on Smart Grid Hiring Trends, and Zpryme’s Smart Grid Insights have released a detailed report summarizing the findings of a survey of 184 hiring managers responsible for recruiting candidates for U.S.-based Smart Grid roles. This in-depth analysis provides human resources executives with benchmarking data on compensation, recruiting, training, hiring policy and employee retention.

This data provides Smart Grid hiring managers with the insights they need to evaluate the competitiveness of their human capital game plan., a niche recruiting firm serving the unique human capital requirements of the Smart Grid, released a comprehensive report today outlining the detailed findings of a survey of 184 executives responsible for hiring candidates for Smart Grid roles in the United States. Conducted in conjunction with Zpryme’ s Smart Grid Insights, this survey collected benchmarking data in the areas of Smart Grid employee compensation, recruiting, training, hiring policy and retention. Specific data points include:

  •     Smart Grid Hiring Activity (2010 – 2012)
  •     Average Compensation by Type of Smart Grid Role
  •     Signing Bonus Usage and Payout Amount
  •     Recruiting Challenges and Best Practices
  •     Training Initiatives
  •     Employee Retention Trends and Strategies

“Representing 25 sectors in the Smart Grid, this data provides hiring managers with the insights they need to evaluate the competitiveness of their human capital game plan,” commented Heather Anusbigian, CMO at “Identifying, recruiting and retaining qualified Smart Grid candidates is an arduous task. This detailed report offers directional data that can be leveraged to fine-tune the Smart Grid human resources road map.”

“We intend to follow the evolution of the Smart Grid human resources strategy very closely,” stated Jason Rodriguez, CEO of Zpryme. “Repeat studies will ensure we keep our finger on the pulse of developments in this dynamic and ever-changing market segment.”

Readers interested in reviewing the detailed findings can download a copy of the report here.

The Smart Grid Hiring Trends 2012 study was conducted by surveying 184 Smart Grid Hiring Managers and Executives in June 2012. Only one response per company was allowed for the study. Only U.S.-based executives and managers who played a role in making hiring decisions for Smart Grid-related roles at their respective companies were allowed to respond to the survey. Forty-one percent of hiring managers said they worked for companies with 1 to 100 employees, 16% worked for companies with 101 to 500 employees, 6% worked for companies with 501 to 1,000 employees, and the remaining 37% said they worked for companies with 1,000 or more employees.

About is a niche recruiting firm offering a comprehensive suite of human resources solutions to the Smart Grid industry. Leveraging a powerful combination of experience, expertise and cutting-edge technology, has established a proven track record of pinpointing candidates with the emerging skill sets required by the Smart Grid and Renewable Energy sectors. For more information, visit

About Zpryme Smart Grid Insights Practice:
Zpryme-powered Smart Grid Insight Practice and Smart Grid Insights Advisory Board help organizations understand their business environment, engage consumers, inspire innovation, and take action. These practices represent an evolution beyond traditional market research and consulting: combining sound fundamentals, innovative tools and methodologies, industry experience, and creative marketing savvy to supercharge clients’ success. Zpryme does not produce tables and charts; but rather delivers opportunity-focused, actionable insight that is both engaging and easy-to-digest. For more information, visit:

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