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Paperback – 368 pages
6 Inches × 9 Inches (w × h)

Weight: 475 Grams
BISAC: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers / General
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 9780865716438
Pub. Date: 2009-04-01

About the Authors

Jim Cassio

Jim Cassio is a career and workforce information consultant who has conducted hundreds of workforce studies and published occupational resource books, including Career Pathways Handbook.

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Alice Rush

Alice Rush, MA, MCC is a Certified and Registered Career Counselor and founder of CareerU(r) - counseling for the public and Fortune 500 companies. She is author of Paid to Play, and Adjunct Professor at Folsom Lake College.

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Green Careers

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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