With more companies creating positions that deal with renewable energy, sustainability, and environmental responsibility, the odds of you finding your dream job in emerging green fields are getting better.
Economic recession got you down? Want a new career path but aren’t sure where to start? Then exploring the expanding world of green careers may be the solution for you. With more companies creating positions that deal with renewable energy, sustainability, and environmental responsibility, the odds of you finding your dream job in this emerging field are getting better.
Even if science isn’t your forte, you may still be in luck. According to BeMoreEco.com, a good chunk of the green jobs out there involve business services such as consulting, marketing, research and legal assistance.
If you want to get a feel for what positions are popping up right now, check out websites like GreenBiz.com, which feature articles about the latest green jobs, as well as job boards with postings from around the country. GreatGreenCareers.com and other big name career sites now have their own pages devoted to green jobs where you can search for available positions in your area.
In addition to searching for jobs on these better-known sites, consider expanding your professional network by joining social networking sites like LinkedIn.com. The more people you have in your personal network, the better your chances are of finding a job. Once you register, you can join discussion groups or subscribe to newsletters that focus on your area of interest. Employers often search these sites for potential candidates, so make sure your profile reflects your professional achievements.
And of course, if you are interested in working for the nation’s leading clean energy and carbon offset provider, check out open positions at Green Mountain Energy Company.