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Could there be a silver lining around the massive clouds looming over our economy? Maybe, considering that the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) announced that 4.2 million new jobs are likely to be created in the green economic sector of the U.S. economy. Read on to find out how the 3rd Annual Green Conference can help you get your foot in the door of this exploding industry.Check out the 3rd Annual Green Career Conference (GCC) Saturday, November 22, 2008 at University of Berkeley, California. The GCC is designed to assist environmentally conscious job-seekers in their search. The conference will include extensive information and insider tips on emerging opportunities in the green sector as well as practical tools and strategies from green career consultants and recruiters for conducting a successful job search .
According to a recent USCM report, the green sector is experiencing growth across virtually the entire spectrum of the green economy. In some cases explosive growth. In particular, renewable energy fields such as wind, solar, and geothermal. Many jobs are expected in manufacturing and installation, but the report points out that “More than half of existing jobs [are] in Engineering, Legal, Research, and Consulting."
Green Conference Offerings
• Practical tools for finding and getting your dream job
• Insider perspectives from industry experts
• How to use the skills you have to get the green job you want
• Meet employers looking to hire now
• Crucial tips for successful career transition
• Strategic education and training options
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