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{Green Careers} January 2014 Recap – Job Interview & Communication Tips

January 21, 2014

On Tuesday, January 7th the GreenHomeNYC Green Careers group held its first meeting of 2014. 27 people, ranging from recent graduates to seasoned industry professionals, attended the meet-up to discuss common issues shared by job seekers and to learn ways to address them.

 

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The meeting was lead by Andy Padian, who has 30 years of experience in the sustainable building and energy efficiency industry and plenty of tips and hints to share with the rest of the group. The group kicked off the meeting by focusing on resumes and common problems found with the average job hunter. After reviewing the 10 most common ways to make your resume suck (view the full list HERE), additional items were discussed, including the ability to take constructive criticism and ways to tailor your resume to the specific job to which you are applying.

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Posted by Matthew Gerson in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

January Forum: Green Catwalk 2014

December 29, 2013

The Monthly Forums Program is kicking off 2014 with our annual Green Catwalk. This is an event focused on innovation in sustainability. We’ll be bringing in several speakers and giving them just a few minutes to tell us about a particular sustainable innovation. The result will be fast, fun, and very informative. We’ve got a great selection of speakers lined up already and will be adding more in the coming weeks. As always, we’ll spend the last 30 minutes or so on a Q&A session. If you want a peek at where sustainability may be headed in 2014 you won’t want to miss this one!

 

Date: January 15, 2014
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Place: Dorma Design Center, 1040 Avenue of the Americas, Manhattan, NY 10001 – 22nd floor

 

Click here to register!

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Posted by Phillip Eddy in Blog, Monthly Forum

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