My particular passion has to do with green jobs and the future of the world of work in the green economy. Green jobs do exist and are becoming more plentiful daily. Is there one or more green career opportunities in your future?
Here is a listing of some useful resources that define green jobs and green sectors, and provide more information so you can “dig deeper” (no Earth Day pun intended):
Ask Author Carol McClelland Your Green Jobs Questions – On Wednesday, March 31 Carol answers your green jobs questions with one person winning a signed copy of her book Green Careers for Dummies.
The Green Economy, O*NET Resource Center – The National Center for O*NET Development’s research and findings into green sectors, green occupations (including new and emerging occupations), ongoing activities, and online search. This is a key place to start your investigation of green jobs and the green economy.
Job-Hunt's Green Industry Online Search Guide – Great articles from green career experts on how to build your green industry expertise now, what exactly is the new green economy, entry-level green industry jobs, and more.
Reach Personal Branding Green Career Guide – Going Green: Five Tips for Getting a Green Job, 10 articles from personal branding strategists including one from me (A Green Career Makeover), and a full page of green jobs resources and links.
Green Job Spider – Newly launched search engine for green jobs in 22 sectors across 8 states and expanding.
Go Green, Get Hired – Interview for Vault.com with Chris Russell, founder of greenjobspider.com. Chris defines green jobs, cites the top 5 green jobs job functions / job postings, and makes bullish predictions for the green sector.