Greenjobs: A Guide to Eco-Friendly Employment

By A. Bronwyn Llewellyn; James P. Hendrix et al. | Go to book overview

Appendix

Listed below are some online guides to green jobs, divided into three sections: general job-hunting sites; sites related to green jobs generally; and sites focused on a specific area (such as green energy, green building, etc.).


GENERAL JOB HUNTING

These sites are abundant and we have listed only a sampling. Use their search engines by entering appropriate areas of interest, such as green building, or wind or solar energy, to target your job hunt.

www.careerbuilder.comwww.jobmonkey.com
www.hotjobs.yahoo.comwww.monster.com
www.indeed.comwww.simplyhired.com
www.jobs.aol.com

See also: Alison Doyle, The About.com Guide to Job Searching: Tools and Tactics to Help You Get The Job You Want (Avon, Massachusetts: Adams Media, 2006), and A. Bronwyn Llewellyn and Robin Holt, The Everything® Career Tests Book (Avon, Massachusetts: Adams Media, 2007).


GENERAL GUIDES TO GREEN JOBS

www.blueegg.com: A media company devoted to sustainable living.

www.bsr.org: Business for Social Responsibility has a job site.

www.coopamerica.org: Co-op America’s National Green Pages constitute a bible of resources on green companies, any one of which is a potential green employer.

www.ecoemploy.com: A well organized and comprehensive site, it offers tips on resume writing. It is one of the top two or three out there.

www.ecojobs.com: A subscription service that lists jobs, degree programs, and internships.

www.envirolink.org: A nonprofit online clearinghouse that “links” worldwide environmental organizations, it was started in 1991 by a college freshman and is run principally by volunteers. Both Time and Newsweek tout it as one of the best listings of environmental organizations available on the Web.

www.environmentalcareer.com: The Environmental Career Center was founded in 1980 and began its Web site in 1995. It is very comprehensive, one of the best out there.

www.environmentaljobs.com: Jobs in renewable energy, advocacy and policy, environmental engineering, and much more.

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  • Title Page i
  • Contents iii
  • Acknowledgments iv
  • Part One 1
  • Chapter 1- It's a Greening World- How We Got Where We Are and Where We're Headed 3
  • Chapter 2- Green Goes Mainstream 17
  • Chapter 3- Who Wants a Green Job and Why 27
  • Chapter 4- What Green Means for Education and Training 39
  • Part Two 45
  • Chapter 5- Green Energy 47
  • Chapter 6- Green Transportation 95
  • Chapter 7- Green Building 113
  • Chapter 8- Green Organizations and Ngos 141
  • Chapter 9- Natural Resources Management 149
  • Chapter 10- Green Goods and Services 181
  • Bibliography 204
  • Appendix 212
  • Index 230
  • About the Authors 234
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