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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Green CareersBy Jodi Helmer, Barbara ParksDigital media products such as Amazon MP3s, Amazon Instant Videos, and Kindle content can only be purchased on Amazon.com.Average customer review: (1 customer reviews)Product DescriptionThe career opportunities of the future ...Green careers include jobs in which environmentally conscious design, policy, and technology are implemented to improve the environment and provide sustainable living. A growing number of people, whether right out of college or already well established in the workforce, are looking to market themselves and their environmental convictions. It is a promising path to a larger paycheck and healthier environment.*Green-collar jobs are on the rise according to Businessweek magazine*The Green Jobs Act of 2007 anticipates a growing labor need for thousands of green-collar workers with $125 million in annual funding for training and researchProduct DetailsAmazon Sales Rank: #321630 in eBooksPublished on: 2009-02-21Released on: 2009-04-07Format: Kindle eBookNumber of items: 1Editorial ReviewsAbout the Author Barbara Parks is the founder of Green Career Tracks and specializes in career coaching for people who want to create work opportunities that promote sustainability and social justice.Jodi Helmer is a freelance writer who specializes in writing about eco-friendly topics. Her work has appeared in Plenty, Yoga Journal, Women's Health and USA Weekend.Customer ReviewsMost helpful customer reviews0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.Opening the Door with Clarity By Melissa Everett Thanks to the authors for this very accessible, useful book. With clear organization that matches the structure of industries, they do open the door for job seekers and life-changers to explore more thoroughly the opportunities from LED lighting to water-efficient technologies. Helpful definitions and tips abound, along with references to trade association websites, one of the most useful sources of real-world information. My only - little - complaint is an occasional gaga tone and heavy use of the "g-word" (green) - which is admittedly hard to avoid. You don't have to be an idiot - and I balk at that language - to appreciate this informative and upbeat guide. Melissa Everett, Ph.D. Author, Making a Living While Making a Difference: Conscious Careers for an Era of Interdependence (New Society Publishers 2007)