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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