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Searching for the Perfect Fit

Over the past several years renewable energy has become one of the fastest growing segments throughout the United States. Unprecedented attention has shifted to renewable energy options, such as wind, solar, bio-fuels, biomass and geothermal due to the federal government’s investment in creating more jobs through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. This federal initiative has not only increased green job opportunities, but also is reportedly having an impact on industries outside of the green sector in which people have been working for decades, such as manufacturing and construction. © Risager (flickr.com) Companies are seeking niche professionals with specialized skills and years of experience to fill green positions, such as civil/structural, electrical and mechanical engineers, wind technicians, health and safety professionals, and drafter/designers, among others. Finding Your Green Job As organizations look to diversify their portfolio to become greener, many staffing companies have reportedly seen an increased demand…Log In to Read Full Article

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