The following are links to green career advice and perspectives that I found around the web.

Carolyn, from Bright Green Talent puts forth, her Linkedin Manifesto: Be open, not too open, and choose quality over quantity.

John Long, a career coach with Two Roads Resources, outlines the qualities you should look for in a green mentor.

Stephen Hinton, of Hinton Human Capitol has provided what he sees are the 6 critical skills needed to be a successful environmental professional in the global “green” economy. They  include the following: The ability to create and manage business relationships, strong technical skills,  financial management,  management, strategic leadership, and foreign language.

Randy’s Career Tips provides a list of seven green jobs that are currently in demand. They include: solar systems installer,  green interior designers,  environmental education, sustainability managers, carbon traders, clean technology (cleantech) consultants, and extension agents.

Green Gigs has compiled a list of what they see are the best industry specific green job boards:   15 green job boards made their list.  The following is the criteria used for the list:  Are the job listings and application instructions free? Does the board draw from more than one source or job board? Can job seekers post resumes for employer review?   Is the board updated frequently?  Is the board specific to one green industry?

Ceylan at CleanTechies says your resume sucks.   However, she tells you how to improve it by providing a summary of some of the most important things to consider when writing a resume.

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Tracey de Morsella started her career working as an editor for US Technology Magazine. She used that experience to launch Delaware Valley Network, a publication for professionals in the Greater Philadelphia area. Years later, she used the contacts and resources she acquired to work in executive search specializing in technical and diversity recruitment. She has conducted recruitment training seminars for Wachovia Bank, the Department of Interior and the US Postal Service. During this time, she also created a diversity portal called The Multicultural Advantage and published the Diversity Recruitment Advertising Toolkit, a directory of recruiting resources for human resources professionals. Her career and recruitment articles have appeared in numerous publications and web portals including Woman Engineer Magazine, Monster.com, About.com Job Search Channel, Workplace Diversity Magazine, Society for Human Resource Management web site, NSBE Engineering Magazine, HR.com, and Human Resource Consultants Association Newsletter. Her work with technology professionals drew her to pursuing training and work in web development, which led to a stint at Merrill Lynch as an Intranet Manager. In March, she decided to combine her technical and career management expertise with her passion for the environment, and with her husband, launched The Green Economy Post, a blog providing green career information and covering the impact of the environment, sustainable building, cleantech and renewable energy on the US economy. Her sustainability articles have appeared on Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation, Chem.Info,FastCompany and CleanTechies.