Lyle Estill has been on the vanguard of social change for the past decade, which has placed him at the heart of the sustainability movement. Lyle is a prolific speaker and writer, and the author of Industrial Evolution, Small is Possible, Biodiesel Power and now the editor of Small Stories, Big Changes. Unflinchingly honest and compulsively readable Small Stories, Big Changes provides an intimate look at the personal experience of being a pioneer in the sustainability movement, laying bare the emotional, spiritual and financial impact of a life lived in the service of change. Activist, farmer, publisher, philosopher or entrepreneur; each writer has a unique personal tale to tell.
– 368 pages
6 Inches × 9 Inches (w × h)
Weight: 475 Grams
BISAC: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers / General
Publisher: New Society Publishers
Pub. Date: 2009-04-01
Choosing Work for a Sustainable Future
by Jim Cassio & Alice Rush
People of all ages and backgrounds are seeking work in career fields that will help save the planet, yet many people are unaware of the variety of green careers available. This unique career guidance book, based on labor market research, covers green jobs representing almost every area of career interest.
The authors' extensive experience in career and workforce development will help you explore tomorrow's green career options. Answer such questions as: What green careers are available? What salary can I expect? What education do I need? What is the demand for this type of job? How do I change to a green career?
Green Careers offers clear and concise information about the emerging field of green and environmental jobs. Chapters include:
- Industry-by-industry overview of green jobs
- Profiles of 90 different occupations in 12 different career groups
- Over 65 case studies and interviews of people working in green jobs
- Career planning information and job search resources
This book will appeal to students, career explorers, job seekers, and career and workforce development professionals as an indispensable guide for finding a career to feel passionate about and prospering while doing what you love.
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