January 26, 2016

{Green Careers} January 2016 Recap: Professional Certifications & Exams

by Kimberly Stempien   You’ve targeted a career in the green building industry – now what do you need to know about professional certifications to further your career?   The Green Careers Group started off 2016 with an informative discussion on industry accreditations.  Students, practicing engineers, and other sustainability professionals gathered at DORMA Design Center to. Read more…

January 5, 2016

{Green Careers} : Kick off 2016 at our Professional Certifications Event on January 12

As the sustainable building and energy efficiency field grows, so do the possible professional accreditations for people in or entering the industry. Green Careers will start off the New Year with a discussion about these professional certifications and exams. Come and learn what’s out there and why each is important for a particular career path.  . Read more…

November 23, 2015

{Green Careers} October 2015 Recap: BE NYC – Sustainability Career Tracks

  By Thomas Storck   October’s  Green Careers meet-up featured three sustainability leaders whose careers ranged from medicine to equipment manufacturing to government. Each professional, who spoke at this year’s NESEA Building Energy NYC conference shared inspiring information about their work and career histories, and weighed in on career advice for those who want to pursue sustainability careers.   Photo. Read more…

September 29, 2015

{Green Careers} September 2015 Recap: Managing Impressions: The Power Of Body Language

By Thomas Storck   The scene: You’re sitting in an office to which you’d been invited to a week prior for a job interview, waiting to meet your potential future employer face-to-face. Your interviewer arrives to greet you, shakes your hand, and directs you through a short hallway to her office. As you hang your. Read more…


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September 9, 2015

{Green Careers} August 2015 Recap: “Don’t Let Someone Else Think for Yourself”: John Crant on LinkedIn Strategies

by Pamela Berns   After hearing John Crant’s presentation at DORMA Design Center last month, I decided it was time to exceed the 500+ mark on my LinkedIn connections, which I proudly achieved last night. David, another participant at the August 11, 2015 GreenHomeNYC Green Career Transitions event, went home that very night and edited. Read more…


Posted by Pam Berns in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

August 25, 2015

{Green Careers} September 15, 2015 Meeting – Managing Impressions: The Power of Body Language

Did you know that it takes only 30 seconds to make a first impression? And as many as 21 tries to undo a negative one? By the time you’ve walked into a room and shaken hands, chances are you’ve already reached that critical first impression deadline–and you’ve barely uttered a word yet!   We are always. Read more…

July 28, 2015

{Green Careers} August 2015 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…

June 26, 2015

{Green Careers} July 2015 meeting – Staying a Step Ahead of the Job Market: Building Internal Connections

UPDATE: Unfortunately, tonight’s speaker had to cancel due to illness. . We will still be holding a networking session tonight, Tuesday the 14th, at the location below. Our apologies for the inconvenience! Time: 6:30pm networking Location: Murphy’s Tavern, 6 Stone St New York, NY 10004 . Two of the most important tools and skills for effective job seeking. Read more…

June 22, 2015

{Green Careers} June 2015 Recap: Sustainability is a Squishy Word

Sustainability is a Squishy Word:  Career Advice Across the Green Spectrum By Pamela Berns   The turnout of jobseekers and professionals for the June GHNYC Green Careers meet-up at Facebook’s New York offices was as varied the sustainability field itself.   Said our generous Facebook host Sunil Chatlani, “I thoroughly enjoyed your unique insights to a. Read more…

June 4, 2015

{Green Careers} June 2015 Sustainable Career Tracks

For our June 9th Green Careers meeting, we’re inviting champions of sustainability and energy efficiency to talk to the group about their current work, their overall careers, and what advice they have for those people currently on the job hunt. The goal is for attendees to gain perspective and information about different career paths within the multi-faceted. Read more…