Green Careers For Dummies
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Green careers are projected to grow by 3 to 5 million jobs in the next decade, with some projecting that green initiatives will create 40 million jobs by 2030. For new grads looking for employment in environmentally friendly industries or those looking for a mid-career change, Green Careers For Dummies® (Wiley Publishing, Inc.; 978-0-470-52960-7; January 2010) introduces readers to the wealth of career opportunities in the sustainable green economy.
Green Careers For Dummies shows job seekers how to use their primary skills, interests, education, and experience to identify their place in the clean, sustainable economy. Author Carol McClelland, PhD, Founder and Executive Director of Green Career Central, offers Job Search 2.0 techniques to show readers how to embrace new media, online networking, and electronic communications as entry points into the green economy.
Readers will learn how to:
- Develop a realistic understanding of the current state of the green economy
- Scan over fifty green industry profiles to identify specific green careers to target
- Tap into local green networks to make contacts and gain experience
- Articulate their unique competitive advantage to green employers
- Find or create green job openings in the new economy
The popular “Part of Tens,” located in the back of all For Dummies® books, offers ten green career resources (National Geographic’s Environment site, Green For All, Recovery.org, and more) and ten ways to green your current job (lead your company’s recycling efforts, influence purchasing policies, rethink shipping and packaging).
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