Green at Work 2nd Edition: Finding a Business Career that Works for the Environment: Revised and Expanded Edition / Edition 1

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Overview

<p>Green at Work, published by Island Press in 1992, was the first source of information to help nontechnical but environmentally concerned job seekers learn about career opportunities with environmental companies or within the newly emerging "green" corporate culture. Now entirely revised and expanded, this indispensable volume again offers invaluable tools and strategies for launching a green career.<p>Susan Cohn has expanded her scope beyond the business world to examine environmentally focused, nontechnical careers in a wide variety of fields, including communications, banking and finance, consulting, public policy, non-profit, and more. This completely updated edition includes: <ul> <li>profiles of more than 70 individuals that illustrate how people have woven their skills, values, and passions into their work <li>listings of more than 400 companies with contact names, addresses, phone numbers, information on what the company does, and its environmental programs and policies <li>listings of more than 50 resources, including organizations, publications, and other sources of information <li>a bibliography of recommended readings </ul>

Now, entirely revised and expanded, this indispensable volume offers invaluable tools and strategies for launching a green career. Cohn expands her scope beyond the business world to examine environmentally focused nontechnical careers in a wide variety of fields, including communications, banking and finance, and consulting. Includes listings of more than 400 contacts.

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Editorial Reviews

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In this guide for environmentally concerned job hunters, Cohn points out that businesses working toward becoming ``green'' need applicants with specific skills, knowledge, and experience, especially in the areas of management, marketing, finance, and accounting. Cohn's ``Career Profiles'' present people adept in traditional business functions, such as product management, who have been named to jobs such as Director of Environmental Affairs. About half the book is a corporate directory listing each firm's environmental programs and contact person. These contacts are supposed to be available for informational interviews only, but they will likely be flooded with resumes. The publishers' other career guide, The Complete Guide to Environmental Careers ( LJ 10/1/89), emphasizes more traditionally ``green'' careers, such as forestry. Both are recommended for business or career collections.-- Sue McKimm, Cuyahoga Cty. P.L., Parma, Ohio
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781559633345
  • Publisher: Island Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/1995
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Susan Cohn was Special Projects Coordinator, including Environmental Programs, in the Office of Career Development at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University.

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