January 8, 2013 - Knock 'em Dead: Are Cover Letters a Waste of Time?
A cover letter is communication tool designed to personalize the resume, add more information, and build a bridge between you and the recruiter or hiring manager. Properly used, it can get your resume read with serious attention and support your resume's story by revealing additional information about the professional behind it. Read More »
January 4, 2012 - The Top Five Green Careers of the New Year
An economic downturn that is beginning to look irreversible, increasing global awareness about environmental concerns, and the focus on advances in green technology have triggered tremendous hype about green jobs. People are looking for sustainability focused career paths and turning towards green technology for the answers. With the economy gone south and unemployment rates skyrocketing, people are increasingly looking towards green jobs as a means of a secure income source and the conscience-satisfying rewards of making a difference in the world. The commercial usage of green technology is still relatively new though, and it can be difficult to decide on a career to pursue due to the lack of information and precedents. Read More »
December 10, 2012 - Clean Energy: Energy Auditors
The energy crisis of 1973 prompted the initial popularity of energy audits, and it has grown steadily over the years as awareness about the human impact on global warming and climate change rises. Increasingly expensive energy costs and the need for a move towards a more sustainable, environment friendly future have magnified the importance of energy audits. An energy audit does not simply identify the sources of energy use; it prioritizes energy saving opportunities by listing all the cost-effective measures that can be taken through a detailed analysis of energy flows in a system. The need for reduced overall energy consumption has given rise to a high demand for skilled and qualified energy auditors. Read More »
The green industry has been growing at a phenomenal pace over the past five years. We have watched green jobs over that time period and have worked to identify the lasting and unique green careers. The United Nations is projecting the green industry to swell to nearly $1.5 trillion. Are you prepared to enter into a meaningful green career?
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