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We all know change is inevitable, right? Well, after much thought and consideration, and nearly 30 years of improving resumes for people across the globe, Peterson’s has decided to wind down our interests in ResumeEdge. While the service will be temporarily unavailable to new users, there’s a new strategy in the works, and we hope to introduce a new version shortly – please check back soon for more information.

If you just signed up for ResumeEdge, don’t worry, we’ve got your back and will continue to provide you with our services through March 31st. We know that many of you have come to rely on ResumeEdge, and we want to thank you all for your trust in our product, and encourage you to come back for more information on how to access the new product.

Thank you again, and we’ll see you soon!

Where the Jobs Are – Landing a Green Job

CATEGORY: Find the Right Job
POSTED: June 20, 2011 at 7:23 pm

Let’s face it, today’s job market is daunting. With hundreds of applicants vying for the same job, finding the right one can be a challenge.  Why not use this downturn as a means to realize the career you’ve always wanted?  Today’s emphasis on eco-friendly lifestyles means more and more people are interested in “green jobs” that benefit the environment and reduce waste and pollution.

Landing a green job is easier than you might think. Across the nation, companies are shifting towards green and that means more job opportunities.  The American Solar Energy Society estimates substantial growth over the next 30 years in its Green Collar Jobs Report and President Obama pledged to create 5 million green jobs over the next decade.  With the dismal job market, the growth of green jobs is promising news.

So, how does one go about finding a green job? The answer is surprisingly simple. The best ways to find a green job are the best ways to find any job.  Here are a few tips to make your green job search easier.

  • Network.  Go out and meet people.  Introduce yourself, meet like-minded professionals at green networking events, and tell others about your interest in finding a green job.
  • Regularly check job boards. Green jobs may be posted on regular sites like There are also specialized green job sites that easily turn up through a Google search, such a or
  • Don’t fall prey to the popular misconception that green jobs are only for highly trained scientists or engineers. While these jobs are available, the reality is the majority of green jobs need to fill the same types of positions as other industries. If you’re an accountant or teacher by trade, you can be an accountant for a green company or teach green living.
  • Get informed. As with any job, if you want to stand out from others, you must stay abreast of industry trends, understand green industry jargon, and identify positions where your skill set may be needed.
  • Volunteer. Volunteering for a green nonprofit organization or attending workshops is a great way  to hone your skills.

With hard work and persistence, there are plenty of green jobs out there to find and that number continues to increase every day.

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