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Green Careers For Dummies Carol L. McClelland

Green Careers For Dummies

Carol L. McClelland

Published December 23rd 2009
Kindle Edition
360 pages
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Make a good living in the emerging green economyThe green economy is just now in its infancy. The transition from business-as-usual to a new sustainable economy is opening up a wide range of opportunities that are likely to continue for years to come as new clean technologies, policies, and standards are adopted. Making sense of this new economy can be tricky, but if youre committed to finding a career that will have a positive impact on the planet, this friendly guide gives you everything you need to land the job of your dreams.* Discovering the green frontier -- learn how to navigate the world of green careers and get the inside scoop on the green economy* Finding your green focus -- set your sights on the green career that matches your interests, highlights your strengths, and leverages your experience and education* Exploring careers in green industries -- get a handle on the huge variety of job titles in the more than 50 industries that make up the green economy, from managing natural resources and generating clean energy to policy making and environmental education* Using green job search 2.0 techniques -- harness the Web to grow your green network, advance your green education, and claim your competitive advantage* Activating your green job search -- discover how to target the right eco-friendly companies that match your goals, find openings for your talents, and take your green career to the next levelOpen the book and find:* Advice on whether a green career is right for you* What it takes to thrive in a green economy* Ways to green your current job* Plain-English definitions of industry-specific terminology* Tips on recognizing industry opportunities and threats* Guidance on greening up your resume* Helpful advice for interviews* Great green career resources