green careers for dummiesJoin us on Tuesday, March 23, when author and green career expert Carol McClelland comes to Green Economy Post to answer your green career questions.    She will be available all day to answer your questions and to help you figure out how to advance your green career.

Carol is the author of Green Careers For Dummies and the founder and executive director of Green Career Central.   Green Career Central is designed to provide career guidance, coaching, and resources to clarify the ever-evolving world of green career possibilities for professionals, students, and career counselors.

About Green Careers for Dummies

Whether you’re a recent or looking to make a career change, Green Careers For Dummies is designed to be a resource for finding your fit in an environmentally responsible job for both those looking to make a career change and recent college graduates. The book is also designed to assist career counselors by providing them with a comprehensive overview of the green career sectors that they refer to in their work with students and clients.

Carol McClelland Phd, Author of the Green Careers For Dummies
Carol McClelland Phd, Author of the Green Careers For Dummies
  • What it takes to thrive in a green economy
  • Advice on whether a green career is right for you
  • Ways to green your current job
  • Guidance on greening up your resume
  • Advice for interviews
  • Green job search 2.0 techniques
  • Green career resources
  • Definitions of industry-specific terminology
  • Strategies on how to target the right eco-friendly companies and find openings for your talents
  • Tips on recognizing industry opportunities and threats
  • Information on emerging green jobs that will be created in the next five years and beyond
  • The huge variety of job titles in the more than 50 industries that make up the green economy

In addition to Green Careers For Dummies and  Green Career CentralCarol has a number of useful free resources for green job seekers, see two of them below:

UNCOVERING YOUR GREEN NICHE – One of the most important skills you can have as a green career seeker is being able to articulate your green career niche. This free ebook shares the secrets of finding your green niche.

SIX STRATEGIES TO FIND YOUR GREEN CAREER – This free ebook is a step-by-step process helping green career seekers use their passions, interests, experience, and training to plug into the green economy.

Don’t forget to drop by on Tuesday, March 23, to submit your green career questions to Carol.

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Author: Tracey de Morsella (323 Articles)

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.