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Hustle Vs Talent – Which Reigns Victorious for Energy Job Seekers?

June 27, 2011

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Gary Vaynerchuk is one of my new-found heroes this year. For those of you who may not know who Gary is, he is the king of hustle (in my book). He’s a wine guy and business guru. Although there’s nothing special about where he does his work or what he does specifically, there is something […]

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Energy Job Watch Wednesday: Utility Jobs Resource

June 8, 2011

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Hey there, Energy Job Hunters. It’s that time of the week again – Energy Job Watch Wednesday! Due to my inability to keep the days straight last week and completely missing EJWW, I come to you this week with a bunch of helpful resources all in one place. Most aspiring energy careerists today are pretty […]

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Energy Job Hunters: Not Sure How to Break into the Industry?

May 24, 2011

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I know it can be tough to break into a growing niche field when you don’t know much about the industry and you don’t anyone who’s already been-there, done-that. Rest easy, energy grasshopper. You *do* know someone who’s done it. And I’m always happy to share what I’ve learned from my experiences. Yesterday, I was […]

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Energy Job Hunters: [FREE] Webinar Series at YouTern – Get Noticed in an Ocean of Applicants

May 10, 2011

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There is some magic happening over at YouTern, the ultimate internship destination, in the coming weeks and if you’re looking for a job (or internship) – I suggest you be there. Three amazing career/life coaches have joined forces to offer an awesome (FREE) webinar series for job/internship hunters. Perhaps you’ve just graduated and you’re out […]

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Energy Job Seekers: Don’t Go Back to School – Educate Yourself

May 4, 2011

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The thought of continuing education in this economic climate can be hard be to swallow if your idea of education is limited to the classroom. Monumental student loans, cost vs benefit of traditional education routes, and tough financial times are all discouraging to job-seekers. But education is important – it shows your knowledge base is […]

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Energy Job Hunters: There Has to be a Balance

March 12, 2011

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Recently, I posted a hiring manager’s suggestion for breaking into the energy efficiency industry. Today, dear readers, I bring to you a recruiter’s experience in hiring energy professionals. Robyn has been recruiting energy efficiency professionals since 2008. She has recruited and hired over 100 energy advisors, energy engineers, program managers, and project coordinators in this […]

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Energy Job Hunters: Being Green is “Tired and Old”

March 7, 2011

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My former boss, Tom, is a utility industry guru. He started in the industry at 17 years old and climbed the ranks with the swiftness and speed of a panther. He’s served in a myriad of roles for utility companies and energy efficiency implementers over the years and “manager” has been a common thread in […]

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Schneider Electric Wants Women in Energy Management

March 5, 2011

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I never thought I’d say this… but I really wish I was a student right now. Crazy, you say? I think not. Schneider Electric, a global energy management company specializing in commercial and industrial energy solutions, is hosting an energy management competition for university students in 8 countries called Go Green in the City . […]

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Where Are All the Energy Jobs?

February 17, 2011

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If I hear one more person tell me how promising the alternative energy industry is going to be, I am going throw them off the top of Boji Tower. Unless you’re a heavily educated engineer and licensed PE, you’re not going to see much of a flourishing job market in renewables for many years to […]

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