Hydro Energy Group uses AI to support contractor wellbeing

An energy recruitment company is using artificial intelligence to help support the health and wellbeing of its contractors.

Recruiters at the Hydro Energy Group are using software to assess comments to ensure the wellbeing of its contractors. A statement from the company said the communications platform “picks up negative emotions, messages or stress signals and flags it to consultants who reach out to contractors and discuss their needs personally”.

Hydro Energy Group CEO Benjamin Burns said the software could be used to assess wellbeing on “particular projects, vessels, locations and then analysed to identify areas of improvement on certain jobs and to create better work environments moving forward by working with both the clients and candidates”.

“We are able to engage with our contractor base 24/7, 365 days a year. It means our contractors can let us know if they’re feeling unhappy about something… This feedback can also be issued to our clients so potential improvements can also be installed,” Burns said.

Hydro Energy Group is headquartered in the South of England, and specialises in offshore and marine, renewables and hydrographic survey markets.

• Comment below on this story. Or let us know what you think by emailing us at [email protected] or tweet us to tell us your thoughts or share this story with a friend.

APPOINTMENTS: 12-16 APRIL 2021

This week’s appointments include: Eden Scott, Irwin Mitchell, New Street Consulting Group, Samuel Knight International, Scandic Hotels Group

People 13 April 2021

UK-based Linum Consult helps source temp contractors for Baltic rail project

UK-based global recruiter Linum Consult has joined forced with Brunel Energy Europe BV to source the temporary talent behind a key European high-speed rail project.

Contracts 15 March 2021

FINANCIALS: SThree reports better than expected results

STEM recruiter SThree reports today [15 March 2021] that its group net fees in Q1 2021 are equalling Q1 2020, with the group’s performance in this year’s first quarter ahead of management expectation.

Financials 15 March 2021

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 15-19 MARCH 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: ERSG, Haystack, Jonathan Lee Recruitment, Momenta, The Big Issue

Contracts 15 March 2021
Top