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Green Careers: Choosing Work for a Sustainable FutureBy Jim Cassio, Alice RushDigital media products such as Amazon MP3s, Amazon Instant Videos, and Kindle content can only be purchased on Amazon.com.Average customer review: (3 customer reviews)Product DescriptionPeople 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 workforce development will help you explore tomorrow’s green career options by answering such questions as: What green careers are available? What salary can I expect? What education do I need? What is the demand for this profession? How do I change to a green career?Green Careers offers clear and concise information about the emerging field of environmental jobs. Chapters include:Industry-by-industry overview of green jobsNinety different occupations in twelve different career groupsOver sixty case studies and interviews of people working in green jobsCareer planning informationJob search resourcesThis book will appeal to students, career explorers, job seekers, and career and workforce development professionals. It is an indispensable guide for finding a career to feel passionate about and prospering while doing what you love.Jim Cassio is a career and workforce information consultant who has conducted hundreds of workforce studies and published occupational resource books, includingCareer Pathways Handbook.Alice Rush, MA, MCC, is a certified and registered career counselor and founder of CareerU®—counseling for the public and Fortune 500 companies. She is author of Paid to Play and a part-time faculty member of Folsom Lake College.Product DetailsAmazon Sales Rank: #324059 in eBooksPublished on: 2009-05-01Released on: 2009-05-01Format: Kindle eBookNumber of items: 1Editorial ReviewsAbout the Author Jim Cassio is a career and workforce information professional who has coordinated hundreds of research projects and published occupational resource books, including Career Pathways Handbook. Alice Rush is a founder of CareerU® - a counseling practice near Sacramento, California, consulting with the general public and Fortune 500 companies. She is the author of Paid to PlayCustomer ReviewsMost helpful customer reviews12 of 12 people found the following review helpful.A Must-Read for Career Changers and Career Makers! By Lorraine Rinker Green Careers is a great resource for people wanting to learn about jobs in this emerging career segment. Cassio and Rush have found a way to convey meaningful and useful information about Green Careers through the thoughtful combination of statistics and real-world-stories. Jobs are presented in logical categories making it very easy to navigate the book. More importantly, interviews with people who are currently active in Green Careers adds depth and interest making this more than a resource guide. You will discover real pearls of wisdom in the "advice" given by those interviewed to those considering a Green Career. This is a great go-to book for people new to the Green Careers field as well as those who are looking to expand existing field expertise.3 of 4 people found the following review helpful.A good career choice book By Linda K. Westfall this is exactly what i was looking for i bought it for my nephew cause he is a senior in high school and i thought it would help him figure out a career for him it has websites and jobs i never thought about its a great book.0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.A Must for College Career Centers By Alyssa C. I purchased this book for the "green" networking organization I wanted to start at my school. This is a great book that outlines a myriad of job opportunities in a wide variety of industries and positions ranging from engineers to park rangers to designers and architects. I would recommend this book to high school and university career services centers looking to add to their libraries. Not necessarily a good buy for individuals looking at particular industries, I hope the author plans to update this book from time to time in order to accommodate the growing drive for workers moving towards more sustainable practices in all industries.