April 27, 2018

{Green Careers} May 2018: Speed Up-Dating Your Resume Workshop

  A good resume is your best weapon when you’re on the job hunt. To help you on this quest, the May Green Careers event is our annual “Speed Up-Dating Your Resume” workshop. In timed sessions with resume critics, you’ll receive constructive, personalized feedback on how to present your skills and experience in the best way. Read more…

April 23, 2018

{Green Careers} Recap: Exploring Corporate Social Responsibility

Recap by Miaoru Guan   Corporate Social Responsibility, commonly referred to as CSR, describes companies’ initiatives to give back to the environment and community. The April 2018 Green Careers panelists spoke about their extensive experience with a wide range of CSR initiatives that help companies fulfill these goals while also improving the bottom line.  . Read more…

March 7, 2018

{Green Careers} March Event: Green Credentialing

Professional certifications can often be helpful in the sustainability field, especially for professionals seeking to get their foot in the door, or change jobs. Although LEED is still fairly ubiquitous, as attitudes toward urban living and buildings change, newer certifications are coming to the fore, sometimes making it difficult to know which ones are right. Read more…

Posted by Samantha Yost in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

February 26, 2018

{Green Careers} February Recap: Telling Your Sustainability Story

by Carl Hourihan One February 13th, GreenHomeNYC hosted Jacquelyn Ottman for a workshop on Telling Your Sustainability Story.   Jacquelyn is an internationally recognized expert on green marketing and eco-innovation and author of five award-winning books, including The New Rules of Green Marketing. She is the founder of Ottman Consulting, which has guided strategy for. Read more…

Posted by Samantha Yost in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

January 4, 2018

{Green Careers} January 2018 Sustainable Career Tracks: So You Don’t Want a Desk Job?

Interested in learning about career paths that take you outside of the traditional office setting? Then you won’t want to miss our upcoming {Green Careers} Sustainable Career Tracks meet-up!   Date: Tuesday, January 9th Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm with networking afterwards Location: NYSERDA, 1359 Broadway, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10018   REGISTER HERE!   During the. Read more…

Posted by Katie Schwamb in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

December 2, 2017

{Green Careers} Webinar: Sustainability Careers & Job Search Strategies in a Changing World

GreenHomeNYC is pleased to present a new webinar by Dr. Eban Goodstein, Director, Graduate Programs in Sustainability at Bard College.   Dr. Goodstein will provide participants with a tailored, concrete job search strategy; outline different mission-driven career directions in sustainable business, non-profits and government; evaluate the impact of President Trump on sustainability jobs; discuss grad. Read more…

September 28, 2017

{Green Careers} October 2017 Sustainable Career Tracks: Action Groups

This month’s {Green Careers} Sustainable Careers event is all about Environmental Action Groups. Our speakers from various organizations will highlight opportunities that are available in several environmental action organizations.   What makes working at these organizations different from other non-profits or for-profit organizations? How did this panel of esteemed speakers get to their respective organizations?. Read more…

Posted by Samantha Yost in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

August 7, 2017

{Green Careers} Guide to Starting a Green Career in NYC Launch Party, Recap

by Peter Dietrich On Tuesday, August 1st, GreenHomeNYC released the Guide to Starting a Green Career in New York City, written by Sam Yost, and hosted a release event at NYSERDA with career development professionals (and guide contributors) John Crant and Celia Currin. The guide, long in the making, is the result of an agglomeration of. Read more…

Posted by Samantha Yost in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

July 27, 2017

{Green Careers} proudly presents: Guide to Starting a Green Career in New York City

GreenHomeNYC’s Green Careers team is proud to present our new Guide to Starting a Green Career in New York City–a 24-page e-manual that tells you all the things we wish somebody had told us when we were trying to get our own careers off the ground!   We will be making this guide publically available. Read more…

Posted by Samantha Yost in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

July 15, 2017

Green Careers July Event Recap: “Six Degrees of Separation” Networking Workshop

Recap by Brigitta Berze     On July 11, Green Careers hosted a workshop where participants were taught the dos and don’ts of networking and guided through exercises to practice networking in a more relaxed environment. Thanks to the helpful tips given by GreenHomeNYC volunteers Emily Taubenblatt and Samantha Yost, attendees walked away with a. Read more…

Posted by Emily Taubenblatt in Blog, Green Careers Transitions