Retreating to the forests of Bohemia

Soviet secrets revealed — history and warning This is the story of how Women in Nuclear (WiN) IAEA embarked on a fascinating time travel adventure visiting a sombre relic of the post-World War II arms race. Discovery of Atom Muzeum It was one of those lucky coincidences. As a member of the WiN IAEA Executive Committee,…

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US Nuclear Energy Careers Evolving Along with Next-Generation Plant Designs

By Jarret Adams U.S. nuclear energy sector has long offered promising careers for highly skilled workers earning salaries much higher than other electricity generation, U.S. policy organization of the nuclear technologies industry Nuclear Energy Institute reports. But the mix of nuclear energy workers is evolving along with the next generation of nuclear plant designs. The…

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Interview with Laura Rockwood

by Susan Cohen What nuclear threats are we facing right now? How can stakeholders best use open-source information? How can its analysis keep pace with the nuclear threats worldwide in order to effectively deter escalation? Open Nuclear Network (ONN), a Vienna-based NGO founded in 2019 by its current Director Laura Rockwood, addresses questions such as…

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Atomic Reporters: Interview with Peter Rickwood

By Susan Cohen What nuclear threats are we facing right now? Which ethical challenges do journalists face when analysing open-source information? How can nuclear safeguards keep pace with the expansion of nuclear energy worldwide, to effectively deter proliferation of nuclear weapons? Atomic Reporters — founded in 2012 by Canadian journalist Peter Rickwood —addresses such burning…

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Atomic Reporters: interview avec son fondateur, Peter RickwoodEnglish

Quelles menaces nucléaires devons-nous affronter à l’heure actuelle ? À quelles questions éthiques les journalistes sont-ils confrontés lorsqu’ils analysent des informations de sources libre d’accès ? Comment les garanties nucléaires peuvent-elles suivre le rythme de l’expansion de l’énergie nucléaire dans le monde et continuer de décourager la prolifération d’armes nucléaires ? Atomic Reporters, fondé en…

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Missing the personal touch

By Jeremy Gordon Social media has revolutionised communication, but nuclear power hasn’t yet plucked up the courage to use it properly. The nuclear industry is missing out on chances to build trust and awareness through personal engagement, but it has to trust itself to take this opportunity. Social media has become the main source of…

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THOMAS THOR OPENS LONDON OFFICE AND PROMOTES BEN SMITH AND PIERRE MORVAN TO DRIVE NEXT PHASE OF EUROPEAN GROWTH

London office to serve as centre of excellence for New Nuclear, Advanced Nuclear Technologies and Net Zero innovation. Amsterdam, March 9, 2022. Thomas Thor, a leading global specialist in recruitment, search, and workforce consultancy, advocating for Net Zero and known for its work across the Nuclear sector, today announces the opening of its London office…

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The Post-pandemic reality for employees in the nuclear industry

Author – Callum Thomas At Thomas Thor, we speak with thousands of people either looking for career moves within the nuclear sector or interested in moving to nuclear from another industry. These conversations allow us to hear first-hand from employees about their motivations and preferences, as well as hearing from employers about how they are…

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The Great Retention in the Nuclear industry in 2022

Much is being written about the ‘’great resignation’’ which is affecting all industries to a greater or lesser extent, but rather than bracing for impact the nuclear industry is in a great position not just to retain its workforce but also to attract talent like never before. Could 2022 be the year of the Great…

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