Let’s get right to the point – losing your job sucks. Looking for work is a drag. Going to endless job interviews is stressful at best, at worst it’s a humiliating exercise in futility.
This is the unfortunate experience for a steadily increasing number of people, as the monthly employment reports regularly remind us. But not only is the economy receding, it is shifting as well, as new technologies and energy sources combine with a realization that “bridled growth” is the path to long term sustainability (pdf) and triple bottom line economics become the basis for what emerges from the other end of the current downturn. And the shining star in all this is the clean tech sector. Perhaps for most yet more promise and hope than reality, what is needed is a way to help individual job seekers smooth their transition to the “Clean Tech economy.”
The mission of CleanTechies.com, is just that. Combining a clean-tech job board, specialized resume writing service, interactive community, and the latest in industry news and trends, CleanTechies has set out to help ease the way into the new energy economy,
Looking for a job may still suck, but what results from the effort just might be the start of a new career that helps grow a new economy, one where “CleanTech” becomes a core component of the mainstream economy.
Okay, that’s a lot to ask from a single website – let’s back up a moment and take a closer look.Click to continue reading »