• Scholarly report

Talent needs for the energy and technology industry


Lawrence, S., & Hogan, M. (2015). Talent needs for the energy and technology industry: Final summary report. (Prepared for the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster). Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International.


The purpose of this research was to better understand the recruitment, retention, and skills development needs of employees in energy-and technology-related companies in the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina. We surveyed 687 companies and 123 companies responded, yielding an 18% response rate. Survey respondents are diverse. They represent a range of companies in terms of size and the title of the position that each respondent holds within their company.