Green Job ResourcesIn addition to Great Green Careers, here are some other resources you'll find useful for your job search.
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Green-specific resource sites:
Boots on the Roof: provides training in solar and wind energy for contractors and salespeople
Green, Inc: The New York Times' blog on the environment, green energy, and business
Veterans Green Jobs: provides green jobs education and career development opportunities for military veterans.
AutoBlogGreen: blogging about green transporation; good place to locate employers
Green Technology Daily: News and information on green living, the environment, and technology
Treehugger: all-in-one site about all things green
Landing a Green Job: from the American Solar Energy Association
GreenOrbit: Greenorbit provides free of charge press release publishing for environmentally friendly companies.
SolarEnergyBook.org: General references site for all things solar
GreenJobsReady: News on Green Jobs Training programs in the Renewable Energy world. This informative portal offers news, views and resources on Wind and Solar Certifications, Schools, and degrees.
Green Careers Resource Guide: free e-book on green and environmental careers
Roofing Blog: Showcases green roof projects, teaches DIY roofing techniques, and roof repair for homeowners.
? Useful articles from Mother Earth News:
Landing a Job in Renewable Energy: How to get started in your quest for a renewable energy job.
More Jobs in the Wind Power Industry: The U.S. wind power industry directly employs about 85,000 people today, which is a 70 percent increase from a year ago.
Renewable Electricity Standard Would Create Nearly 300,000 Green Jobs : The House and Senate will move soon on legislation that would require 25 percent of utility companies' electricity to come from renewable sources by 2025.
Train Now for Tomorrow's Green Jobs: If you're interested in a green career, here's some helpful advice.
37 Million Green Jobs Are Possible: ASES released a report that says 37 million green jobs are possible by 2030.
Training Workshops for Solar Installers and other Energy Professionals: Are you looking for professional training as a solar installer or retailer? Check out this list of workshops available at the American Solar Energy Society's 2009 Conference.
Lots of Green in the Stimulus Package: Yep, some of the money in that stimulus bill is committed to green initiatives, including creating green jobs.
More training resources for the Green Jobs of the Future: The new economy promises an abundance of green jobs. Are you ready?
? General career resource sites:
About.com Careers: Good general purpose site with lots of career advice and newsletters
Helmets to Hardhats: training and career resources for military personnel transitioning to the construction industry
Job-Hunt.org: Thorough and extensive collection of articles, links, and resources for the job seeker.
JobSeekers Advice: the original jobseekers advice website, setup to provide the job seeker a place to go for independent and unbiased information and free career advice
Path 101: community-powered career help and tools
Pathfinders: career guidance; helps people of all ages and professions figure out what they're best at doing. They use aptitude testing tools and career-decision techniques to advise people on how to design a career path that fits their inborn aptitudes, natural abilities, and personality traits.