We are currently facing a job crisis. Most jobs available today require specific skills and not college diplomas. Congress recently passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act which should help train workers but fails to take note of the booming green job market.
The Solar Foundation found a 13 percent increase in U.S. solar industry jobs in 2012, which is promising for the overall job market, and shows stability in the solar energy job market.
A list of links to orgs, associations, websites, books, and other resources related to local economies, community resilience, green business, corporate social responsibility, green jobs, environmental and social entrepreneurship, and investment.
A new job-finding website, Good Food Jobs, can help you find meaningful work in the food industry.
Readers share resources and information about their food-related jobs.
Kevin Danaher, the first keynote speaker of the 2010 MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR, proved an appropriate choice to kick off the event. His presentation, Green Jobs are the Future, was an upbeat assessment of what ordinary citizens can do to affect positive economic change. It also reminded everyone gathered that in order “to save the eco-system, we must transcend the ego-system.”
The Seed Savers Exchange is looking for a new executive director. Just six months after he succeeded George DeVault, Aaron Whaley has resigned.
Join the green collar economy by going through a green job training program. Learn the ins and outs of solar photovoltaics, wind power or biomass and save the planet while furthering your career.
Will a degree increase your employment prospects? Absolutely. Here are some programs to look into.
When you're looking for a job, there's just no substitute for getting out and meeting the professionals in the industry.
More and more people are looking for jobs in the renewable energy field. If you're interested in this type of career, here's how you can get started.
President Barack Obama's second wave of stimulus money creates new green jobs.
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.
The economic stimulus package that President Obama signed last month provides $20 billion for investment in a greener economy.
Yep, some of the money in that stimulus bill is committed to green initiatives, including creating green jobs.
ASES released a report that says 37 million green jobs are possible by 2030. Check out the study here!
Environmental groups want supporters to write Congress to ensure that the new economic stimulus package includes green jobs.
The Union of Concerned Scientists created a new Web feature to show the success of green-collar jobs.
Everyone's talking about the economic bailout, but few seem to focus on the bigger issue: we need more jobs, and we need a viable economic stimulus. One study shows those needs could come from green investment.
Discover Green Jobs Now: National Day of Action to Build the New Economy and learn how you can get in on the action by finding or even organizing events in your area.