Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Help Wanted, $1 mm+: Carbon job market booming but talent pool is dry

From Reuters:

Million-dollar jobs in the infant global carbon market, which will double in value to $60 billion this year, are standing vacant because of a lack of suitable talent, according to senior recruiters in the industry.

Armed with lucrative pay packages, recruiters are scouring a niche international talent pool for potential applicants in the three-year old carbon trading sector.

But senior level carbon market positions, like managing director, with base salaries around 150,000 pounds ($310,500) and compensation packages of as much as $1 million, are going unfilled for up to six weeks, said Mark Tomlinson, a director at London-based executive recruiter DNA Search....MORE