Green collar jobs are becoming the next big market for new graduates and job seekers. These jobs are dedicated to performing human friendly, earth friendly, and resource friendly tasks all at once. Finding environmentally friendly ways to continue heating homes, powering cars, and keeping the lights on are the most obvious and newsworthy of these green collar jobs.
Start by knowing your options. While there may very well be a sudden rush to hire individuals qualified to run environmentally sound projects, you need to know whether you’re in the running. There are also more options than most people realize and many are not new green collar jobs. Research, forestry, and conservationism are far from new jobs. Each requires its own level of education and preparedness.
Environmental law, education, and environmental engineering jobs are opening up their markets for qualified candidates in a hurry. With a desperate need to take some drastic action right now, these jobs are going to continue to open up over time.
While clean energy jobs will very well include environmental construction, going after the job that is most appropriate for you considering your educational history and experience is plain common sense. Yet there are many applicants that are treating green jobs as a brand new industry and submitting applications and resumes to companies that are not in conjunction with the necessary qualifications.
Lateral moves from one company to another are becoming more popular. After all, if you are qualified to move from one position to another maintaining the basic job duties but you desire to work for a green company, why wouldn’t you apply? These direct lateral moves are rare but very precious to those who have the choice. Moving from one employer to another can be stressful, but it is worth it to become a green collar worker.
Now that you know what green collar jobs you are prepared to take on, you need to make sure that your resume is up to the minute. Details that include volunteer actions and other ecological experience that you may have would be highly recommended. Your resume is about to float into the internet and help match you with potential employers. You should also take the first step and seek out viable employers to submit to all on your own. Finding green collar jobs may take a little bit of help.
There are places where the green collar employer can look over resumes from those who want to become green collar workers. The simple application boards help the averages increase. Every employer needs a great employee. Every potential employee requires a good job offer. Green collar jobs and their employers are listed on these sites.
These boards are great for connection between company and applicant. The need to fill the available green collar jobs is still quite high and the number of qualified applicants is not quite so high. The continuation of the field’s development means that there will be a continued growth rate of jobs as well as new job openings that need to be filled in the future.
Originally posted 2009-09-27 04:13:42.