How to Find a Green Career

There are a number of ways to look for a job within green industries. It’s a fast growing sector, and there are plenty of career opportunities out there.

First of all, it’s always a good idea to have an up-to-date CV to hand. Most employers will require one, so before seeking out opportunities, be ready to show prospective employers what you can do.

Careers fairs and targeted recruitment events are a popular way to learn about new job opportunities, so have a look for some in your local area. Events like this are a two-way-street, where employers and employees have the opportunity to showcase what they’ve got to offer, directly to their target audience.

Apprenticeships are also growing in popularity. They can be a great way to find out more about your industry of interest, or to learn on the job. Many of the big companies offer them, and often bursaries will be available. You’ll gain invaluable experience and qualifications.

Recruitment companies and websites provide exposure to multiple job opportunities. Monitor sites for new listings, get in touch with specific recruiters in your field, and upload your CV so that they can search for you too. Many searches will be keyword based, so list all of your most relevant skills, keeping it brief and straight to the point.