September 24, 2016

{Green Careers} September 2016 Recap: Elevator Pitch Workshop

By Matt Gerson and Katie Schwamb   An elevator pitch is defined as “a succinct personal summary used to capture the interest of a potential employer.” The name comes from the idea that this speech is delivered within the brief timeframe of a typical elevator ride; it raises one of the most important questions you need. Read more…

Posted by Katie Schwamb in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

September 1, 2016

{Green Careers} September 13th: Elevator Pitch Workshop!

  While it can be tough to convince a potential employer or client why you’re the best person for a job in thirty seconds or less, it’s a crucial skill for any professional to have.   Join us on September 13 at Grohe Live! Center Showroom for an interactive learning experience with two stellar moderators, who. Read more…

Posted by Pam Berns in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

August 24, 2016

{Green Careers} August 2016 Recap: Sustainable Career Tracks – Corporate Social Responsibility

By Dean Yeh   In recent years, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become a rising phenomenon in companies, which have begun to integrate sustainability into previously established business models.  Broadly defined as a business initiative that monitors a company’s effects on environmental and social wellbeing, CSR has proven to be a beneficial practice in business. Read more…

July 29, 2016

{Green Careers} July 2016 Recap: Interview Skills- Discussion/Workshop

By Thomas Storck     On July 12, a diverse group of experts joined GreenHomeNYC Careerists to offer advice to job seekers in both the private and public sectors. While the focus was on the job interview, the speakers also addressed pre- and post-interview strategies to help applicants strengthen their prospects at all stages of. Read more…

June 6, 2016

{Green Careers} June 14th: Networking with John Crant – Discussion/Workshop

  NETWORKING is often the key to having a successful and impactful career.   Join the GHNYC Green Careers group for a discussion lead by career coach and subject matter expert, John Crant on effective networking strategies that you can use in real life, interpersonal situations — such as industry events and informational interviews — as well. Read more…

June 1, 2016

{Green Careers} May 2016 Recap– Sustainable Career Tracks: Education/Academics

By Thomas Storck     From teachers to program managers on various scales, the following green professionals were brought together by the GreenHomeNYC Green Careers group on May 10th to share their personal histories, day-to- day challenges and advice about that indefinable and ever-changing area between sustainability and academia. Their stories, as summarized below, reveal that their differences. Read more…

Posted by Katie Schwamb in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

May 2, 2016

{Green Careers} May 2016 – Sustainable Career Tracks: Education/Academics

Have you ever wondered how a career in sustainability and energy efficiency might intersect with education and academics?  Well look no further!   For our May meet-up, the Green Careers group has invited sustainability professionals with various roles in the Education and Academics sector to discuss their careers. Come hear from the following sustainability professionals as. Read more…

Posted by Ryan Hughes in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

April 29, 2016

{Green Careers} April 2016 Recap: Diversity in Green—A Panel Discussion with Green Professionals and Diversity Experts

By Pamela Berns   On April 12, GreenHomeNYC Green Careers brought together a diverse group of panelists to discuss just that—diversity in the green workplace. Each speaker brought to the table a unique set of experiences and affinities, and shared a variety of perspectives on what’s working and what still needs change in workplace inclusion,. Read more…

Posted by Pam Berns in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

March 28, 2016

Diversity in Green: A Panel Discussion with Green Professionals and Diversity Experts

Today’s workforce is becoming increasingly diverse — but although great strides have been made in the past few years, there are still many barriers and additional hurdles that traditionally underrepresented populations may face when searching for employment.   Join green professionals and diversity experts for a panel discussion on diversity in today’s green workforce. This. Read more…

March 27, 2016

{Green Careers} March 2016 Recap: “Speed Up-Dating Resume Workshop” March 8, 2016

By Brigitta Berze   On March 8th, 2016, the GreenHomeNYC Green Careers group once again held its popular Speed Up-Dating Your Resume workshop. Hosted at Steven Winter Associates, Inc., the workshop got its name from the well-known dating technique, speed dating, where individuals meet briefly in timed sessions before moving on to the next person.. Read more…

Posted by Pam Berns in Blog, Green Careers Transitions