Tag: careers-transition

September 27, 2015

The Green Spotlight on BE NYC: Rebecca Marshall

Rebecca Marshall’s Mantra: “Sustainability has no boundaries.”   By Pamela Berns         “Sustainability doesn’t have boundaries.” That’s Rebecca Marshall ‘s mantra. On October 15, Rebecca, who is the Javits Center’s Energy and Sustainability Manager, will spread the wisdom as she shares the in-depth sustainability story behind the Center’s recent renovation. Rebecca is. Read more…

September 10, 2015

Sustainability Degrees

        So you think green becomes you and you’d like to explore a career in sustainability?  The first step may be getting a degree from a leading college or university.   Sustainability is a fast-growing field with many specializations to pursue in science, design, business, public policy and technology.  Get an overview of career. Read more…

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…

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…

April 29, 2015

{Green Careers} April 2015 Recap: The Perfect Elevator Pitch

By Pamela Berns and Tamanna Virmani   For most of us finding a job can be tougher than doing the actual job.  We can find it hard just talking about ourselves, no less selling ourselves to others. And first impressions are lasting impressions that can end up having a greater impact on your prospects than. Read more…

March 11, 2014

Thoughts on BuildingEnergy 14

by Andy Padian, GreenHomeNYC Board member   Having been a religious attendee of BE conferences for most of the last 20 years, and having no expectations of what I would get out of this year except for networking, I can report unconditionally that this is the best conference I have ever been to, and that. Read more…

May 10, 2010

Becoming a LEED Green Associate: part 3

GreenHomeNYC volunteer Brian Rahm’s final reflections on his path to becoming LEED AP. Read parts one and two. I realized after taking the exam that, whether you are new to the principles of green building or have sustainability expertise already, my advice is the same. The Green Associate exam is not so much a test. Read more…

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May 8, 2010

Green Career Options

One of the goals of the Green Career Transition Group is to provide information and resources to individuals interested in pursuing a career within the sustainable development and energy efficiency industry. The Green Career Transition Group does not provide technical job training, but we do attempt to help current professionals leverage their existing skills and. Read more…

March 13, 2010

Reading up on going green

GreenHomeNYC’s Green Careers Transition team is putting together a reading list – check out their previous selections. Continuing the series, GreenHomeNYC volunteer Mary Tchamkina takes a look at books that might help to motivate and guide your career transition.

March 11, 2010

Green Career Profile: Greg Kiss

Greg Kiss, Kiss+Cathcart Architects, Brooklyn, NY Describe your “Eukera!” moment that shaped your decision to pursue environmentally conscious design. I actually never had one single moment, rather a series of them that had guided the evolution of our firm’s philosophy over the years. Some people pursue environmental design out of moral conviction, others think of. Read more…