August 18, 2014

{Green Careers} September 2014 meeting – Elevator Pitch

  Question 1: Can you present who you are, what you do and why you’d be a perfect candidate for a potential job opportunity? Question 2: Can you do all that in just 30 seconds?!   Brush up on your verbal communication skills and join us this September when we’ll be developing and practicing the notorious ELEVATOR. Read more…

Posted by Katie Schwamb in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

August 14, 2014

{Green Careers} July 2014 Recap – Writing Skills

Article by Louisa Chan Photos by Keith Wong   Job seekers of all types from students and recent graduates to seasoned professional looking to make a career change gathered for GreenHomeNYC’s latest Green Careers meeting to hear green industry veterans share their insight on the hiring process and written communication. Over 20 participants attended the event which. Read more…

August 5, 2014

{Monthly Forums} July 2014 Recap – In-Home Composting

July 2014 Forum Recap – In-Home Composting by Vikki Syrov   On July 16th, compost novices and experts alike gathered at the Hafele America showroom for a workshop on in-home composting led by Celeste McMickle, a Master Composter certified by the NYC Compost Project. The GreenHomeNYC audience had the chance to learn key strategies on making the. Read more…

Posted by Johanna Perry in Blog, Monthly Forum

July 28, 2014

Sustainable Businesses Tour Recap – June’14

GreenHomeNYC’s Summer Sustainable Businesses  Tour included a visit of three  environmentally-responsible venues in Brooklyn:   Our first stop was Build It Green!NYC  (BIG) - New York City’s non-profit retail outlet for salvaged and surplus building materials and other household items, including refrigerators, doors,  appliances, and even books! The tour of BIG NYC was lead by Harvey Jaswal, who provided a. Read more…

July 20, 2014

{Green Careers} August 2014 Meeting: LinkedIn Strategies

Hard work, determination and patience have always been virtues that contribute to successful careers. However, today’s job market allows for increased visibility and opportunities for personal branding that go beyond the traditional resume. How can you create a positive and effective online perception for employers and open the door to more opportunities?   LinkedIn provides. Read more…

July 19, 2014

August Forum: Green Interiors

Fall is just around the corner, and with it, you’ll be spending more time indoors. Join GreenHomeNYC at the August forum and discover great ways to green the inside of our homes and buildings (where Americans spend 90% of our time!). We’ll start big and learn about sustainable building materials, and then hear from designers. Read more…

Posted by Phillip Eddy in Blog, Monthly Forum

July 8, 2014

Explore Bushwick Inlet Park with GreenHome NYC

  INVITES YOU TO  PARKS AND RECREATION NIGHT   Date: Thursday, July 24th 2014 Time: 6:30 PM Cost: Suggested Donation of $5 Sign up! Join us on Thursday, July 24th for a special after-work tour of the newly renovated Bushwick Inlet Park. Once a brownfield site located on the East River, this park has been transformed into one of. Read more…

July 3, 2014

{Green Careers} June 2014 Recap – Sustainable Career Tracks: Government Edition

For the June meeting, the GreenHomeNYC Green Careers group invited professionals with sustainability-focused experience in the government sector to present information regarding their backgrounds, their involvement in government, projects on which they’ve worked and advice they have for job seekers. The event was hosted by Skanska at their offices in the Empire State Building.  . Read more…

June 30, 2014

July Forum: In-Home Composting Workshop

This month, we’re taking a thorough look at in-home composting. Master composter, Celeste McMickle, will walk us through strategies for composting at home as well as the tools and resources needed in order to do so.   Don’t delay! Seats are limited to allow for audience interaction.   Date: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Time: 6:30-8:00pm Place: Hafele. Read more…

Posted by Johanna Perry in Blog, Monthly Forum

June 24, 2014

{Green Careers} May 2014 Recap – Speed Up-Dating Your Resume

On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014, the GreenHomeNYC Green Careers group organized a resume workshop dubbed: Speed Up-Dating Your Resume. This event, hosted by Enterprise Community Partners, brought 7 resume reviewers together to spend time with different attendees and critique their resumes.   Photo by Matt Gerson   The resume workshop received its name from the. Read more…

Posted by Matthew Gerson in Blog, Green Careers Transitions