Jobseekers have been urged to take advantage of the government's drive to create jobs in the green energy sector.
Speaking to Recruiter, those working in the employment industry have suggested that candidates should think about how they could apply their skills to a green energy job.
Andrew Cartland, managing director of Acre, claims that the sector is expanding and opening up a range of opportunities in different areas.
He listed climate changes lawyers, software experts, engineers and those competent in energy efficient technology as some of the people in demand.
John Robinson, managing director of Scantec, agreed and said: "The recession is wreaking havoc with the jobs market and it is vital workers think about how they can transfer their skills to other sectors."
Vegetable supplier Thanet Earth recently suggested that an increasing number of people in the UK are now considering seasonal jobs.