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How to Find a Green Job
AARP.com ^ | April 3, 2012 | by: Kerry Hannon

Posted on 04/03/2012 1:04:09 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

For those of you looking for a job or a different career, there’s some good news: Green jobs — that is, those with an eco-friendly focus — are expected to grow in the coming years.

What’s more you needn’t worry about having to have a green résumé. If you have technical skills in engineering, architecture, accounting, marketing or project management, you’ll find job openings at solar energy firms, renewable energy outfits and others.

Interested? Here are five jobs to consider, depending on your skills and interests. Pay varies based on factors such as experience and where you live. Salary figures are primarily derived from U.S. Department of Labor data.

(Excerpt) Read more at aarp.org ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aarp; failure; greenjobs; solar
AARP is a mouthpiece for the Kenyan and his parasitic leftist ilk.
1 posted on 04/03/2012 1:04:12 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Maybe I can get a job as a greeter at GreenMart.


2 posted on 04/03/2012 1:11:21 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is not just brewing, rebellion is here!!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The article lists them:

-Landscaper
-Park Ranger
-Vehicle Emissions Test Technician
-Green Building Consultant
-Waste Recycling Consultant

The ones with “consultant” in their title pay $75-120K.
The others are 13 to 20 bucks an hour. All highly productive for the economy I might add /sarc


3 posted on 04/03/2012 1:15:17 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Or, you could always try this.
4 posted on 04/03/2012 1:17:23 PM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: Jim Robinson

If you get a job at a solar energy firm like the article suggests, especially one which got fed funds, you will soon be able to collect unemployment for two whole years. We all know that spending unemployment check will help the economy. Libs said so.


5 posted on 04/03/2012 1:18:04 PM PDT by acsrp38 (Do your best to prevent Gorbal Warming!! Leave the lights on!!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I note that the date on the article is April 1.

I’m sure the article was an unintentional April Fool’s joke, but a joke it is.


6 posted on 04/03/2012 1:18:12 PM PDT by Skepolitic
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To: Jim Robinson

Or maybe a position at BurgerGreen.


7 posted on 04/03/2012 1:18:56 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Find a “Green job”? Go to Law School. Specialize in either bankruptcy, or white collar criminal defense.


8 posted on 04/03/2012 1:23:26 PM PDT by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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9 posted on 04/03/2012 1:24:17 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Right. Always “In the coming years ahead.”


10 posted on 04/03/2012 1:25:28 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Here’s a photo that illustrates some folks working at real green jobs:

http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1934183_1980312,00.html

Of course, the economic value of most such jobs is less than zero. The main exception is aluminum cans, which really are worth something.

These are not particularly desirable jobs, but they could get worse if Obama is re-elected: something like garbage dump scavengers in Nairobi or Rio.


11 posted on 04/03/2012 1:29:56 PM PDT by Skepolitic
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Work as a puppet!


12 posted on 04/03/2012 1:37:02 PM PDT by almost done by half
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Mrs. Tick made these spinach-and-cheese enchiladas for dinner one evening. They were really good and I ate a whole bunch of ‘em!

And the next morning, I found a Green Job. Not only that, I discovered that I was a CREATOR of Green Jobs! Pretty cool huh. Maybe I can get a gubmint grant or something. :-)


13 posted on 04/03/2012 1:39:20 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

AARP delenda est.


14 posted on 04/03/2012 1:52:52 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

It’s not like there weren’t any stats available about the success of “green jobs”. Spain went “green” years ago and for every green job created, 5 regular jobs were destroyed. I guess that’s the Left’s version of progress — NOT.


15 posted on 04/03/2012 3:20:16 PM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

For political types, the words “jobs” and “green” poll very well.

So the phrase “green jobs” polls out of this world.

It just sounds good to the uninformed.

The thing is, there are no green jobs. I have yet to meet anybody who has a “green job”.

It is just political “glitter and unicorns.


16 posted on 04/03/2012 3:26:27 PM PDT by FoxPro
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