healthcare is actually poised to become one of the most innovative fields because of its considerable capacity for growth and change, and young job seekers looking to make an impact in a transforming field need look no further.

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Forget the environment. Is the renewable energy industry delivering on its promise to create jobs? Yes, according to a report by the World Resources Institute (WRI), in Washington, D.C. The WRI examined the solar photovoltaic and wind industries in countries that are leaders in renewables.

The message is clear, says one of the report’s coauthors, Priya Barua: Comprehensive, targeted policies ...

As a corporate sustainability consultant at GreenOrder, the most common question I received was, “What type of graduate degree do I need to be a competitive candidate in this field?”

The first thing I'd say? “Slow down.” Setting yourself up for a successful career in sustainability is about more than the graduate degree you get. In fact, I think that ...

Nearly 1.2 billion people — almost one-fifth of humanity — lack access to reliable electricity. While these two statistics may seem unrelated, they were both trends that Jessica O. Matthews noticed while traveling throughout Nigeria, visiting family and observing the local culture.

She decided to do something. What started as a class project while Matthews was attending Harvard University as ...

According to the latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA) "Electric Power Monthly," with preliminary data through to December 31, 2012, non-hydro renewable sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, solar, wind) increased by 12.8 percent last year compared to 2011 and provided 5.4 percent of net U.S. electrical generation.

Solar increased by 138.9 percent while wind grew 16.6 percent, geothermal ...

You don't have to have a degree in environmental science or the technical skills to operate a wind turbine to work in the green energy sector. No matter what industry you're interested in or the type of skill set you've developed, you can still pursue a career in the green energy sector.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics defines a ...

Wind power is one of the fastest growing electricity sources in the United States. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, wind turbines accounted for 30 percent of all new generating capacity over the past five years.

Most of the activity has been on land, and the advent of a new generation of larger, more efficient batteries that can store ...

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OK, so the concept of the New Year's Resolution might feel cliche. 2019 has just begun, and already reminders surface ...
As 2018 draws to a close, the employment landscape that in 2012 began its climb back from recession depths reached ...
Public speaking is one of the most common phobias, even among those in lines of work that require it. Don't let the thought of public speaking keep you from succeeding: Follow these five tips.