No matter how many water bottles you’ve thrown away or lights you’ve left turned on, it’s never too late to live with eco-enthusiasm, starting with your career. Since you’ve already outfitted your home with eco-friendly solutions like solar thermal systems and panels, why not go green with your full-time job? Now you can live and work with eco-enthusiasm. The following guide can help galvanize your eco-conscious career.
Eco-friendly Job Searching Tips
Eco-friendly awareness and making simple, smart choices while job searching can support your green efforts. Here’s how. Read more »
Staffing & Employment News
Gloom and confidence, contradictory predictions on hiring and profits
Gloomy employment report numbers a surprise
The Employment Report for June has been called “moribund” and “abysmal”. On the eve of the report however, ADP predicted month-to-month strength in private payroll data, estimating a 157,000 gain. Other analysts also predicted better gains, projecting 125,000 in June. Instead, the BLS reported private payrolls at 75,000 and overall nonfarm payrolls at 18,000 due to declines in government sector employment (39,000 in June, 48,000 in May).
Confidence down despite projected rise in profits
The Conference Board measure of CEO Confidence dipped in the second quarter to 55, after rising in Q1 to 67. Lynn Franco, Director of The Conference Board Consumer Research Center said: “CEO confidence cooled considerably in the second quarter, a reflection of a sluggish U.S. economy. Looking ahead, expectations are that this slow pace of economic growth will continue. Regarding the outlook for profits over the next 12 months, the news was a bit more favorable, with about 70 % of CEOs anticipating profit increases.” Read more »
Here is a fanastic way to step up and get in on a Billion Acts of Green®:
WASHINGTON, DC – (Washington, D.C. April 19, 2011) Earth Day Network today announced a collaboration with Facebook to engage people worldwide in environmental action through the Billion Acts of Green® campaign. The two organizations worked together to create a new application or “app” that is inspiring people around the world to take actions to reduce their impact on the environment. Read more »
Transitioning High Tech to Green Tech – PowerPoint Presentation from the Green Jobs Fair
The Green Jobs & Entrepreneurship Fair, held on February 16th, 2011 in Berkeley, CA, was an opportunity for talent and cleantech companies to meet. This PowerPoint presentation on Transitioning from High Tech to Green Tech was given by Rob Reeves, Redfish Technology CEO & executive recruiter, during a panel discussion on Breaking Into Green.
Other related resources:
“Breaking Into Green” article by Greg Schreiner, Executive Recruiter / GreenTech Manager
“Transitioning from High Tech to Green Tech” article by Redfish Technology, Rob Reeves
And don’t miss our our Online Resources & Tools for job seekers on this website.
This week’s top priorities, hot opportunities, and great all around career positions:
#16092 Systems Engineer. Infrastructure Development / Renewable Energy.NJ.
#16257 Market Development Director. Solar Inverter Manufacturer. TX.
#16259 National Sales Director. Solar Inverter Manufacturer. TX or CA.
High Tech Sectors
#16133 Corporate Account Executive. 3D Conceptual Mapping. Boston.
#16263 R&D Software Engineer. Targeted Advertising Software. MA.
#16333 Voice Applications Developer / Mobility Applications. Telecommunications. NY.
#16362 Senior Front End Web Developer. So. Cal. Social Media Applications.
#16415 UI Designer. Mobile Infrastructure Products. South Bay Area.
#16459 Mobile/iPhone Developer – Mobility Applications. Telecommunications. NY.
#16460 Junior and Senior Ruby Talent. Social Mobile Space. SF & LA.
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