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  • Naughty Monkeys Banished To Scotland

    Naughty Monkeys Banished To Scotland

    These 30 troublemakers got too wild for Gibraltar to handle

    Wildlife officials on Gibraltar are sending a cargo plane off to Scotland this week with a special gift on board: 30 of their most mischievous monkeys. Continue Reading

  • U.S. Startups Jumping Headfirst Into the Marijuana Industry

    U.S. Startups Jumping Headfirst Into the Marijuana Industry

    Early investors, lack of big business helping start-ups take off

    Across the country, start-ups are getting involved in the marijuana industry thanks to some groups of hungry investors. Continue Reading

  • Marijuana Job Board Weedhire Plants Cannabis Career Hub

    Marijuana Job Board Weedhire Plants Cannabis Career Hub

    Who wouldn't jump to get into the cannabusiness job sector?

    The explosion of jobs promised by the nascent legal marijuana industry has given rise to a new startup dedicated to employment in legal weed. Continue Reading

  • Washington Marijuana Business Shows Off

    Washington Marijuana Business Shows Off

    Trade fair gives an insider look at cannabis industry

    With the dawn of legal recreational marijuana in Washington state, companies in many business sectors are poised to capitalize on the burgeoning industry. Continue Reading

  • Cool Jobs: Saint Patrick's Day Edition

    Cool Jobs: Saint Patrick's Day Edition

    Celebrate in style with the best green jobs now hiring

    In honor of Saint Patrick's Day, here are ten cool, green jobs involving sustainable energy, organic farming, and much more. Continue Reading

  • UN: 'Green' Policies Can Create Up To 60 Million Jobs

    UN: 'Green' Policies Can Create Up To 60 Million Jobs

    GENEVA -- The U.N. agencies for labor and environment say nations can achieve a net gain of 15 million to 60 million jobs over the next two decades by taking better care of the planet. Continue Reading

  • Pursue A Bright Future In The Solar Industry

    Pursue A Bright Future In The Solar Industry

    Job Growth Far Surpasses National Average

    By Dawn Allcot If you're looking for a career with a bright future, you may want to shine a light on the solar industry. The National Solar Job Census 2011, recently published by the Solar Foundation, shows job growth in the solar sector at 10 times the national average for all industries. The solar industry's... Continue Reading

  • For Vets Returning To U.S., Green Energy Jobs Await

    For Vets Returning To U.S., Green Energy Jobs Await

    By Andy Brownfield COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ben Noland served in the U.S. Marine Corps for eight years, then spent 18 months looking for a job. "I've probably put my resume in to 300 places in the past year," the 33-year-old Kenton resident said. "The farthest I've ever got was a phone interview." Continue Reading

  • Green Collar Careers: 5 Hot Eco Jobs

    Green Collar Careers: 5 Hot Eco Jobs

    By Annie Favreau Everyone knows we should go greener-buy local, reduce our carbon footprint, and recycle every last scrap of paper that comes our way. (I'm looking at you, 300-page budget report). But if you really want to make nice with planet earth, choose an eco-friendly profession. Continue Reading

  • Perry: Domestic Energy Production Linked To Jobs

    Perry: Domestic Energy Production Linked To Jobs

    By Philip Elliott PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry is promising to expand energy production on federal lands, curb regulation and create some 1.2 million jobs in the process. Continue Reading

  • Report Says Green Jobs Program Far Short Of Goals

    Report Says Green Jobs Program Far Short Of Goals

    By Sam Hananel WASHINGTON (AP) -- A $500 million Labor Department program designed to train workers for green jobs has come up far short of its goals, with only 10 percent of participants finding work so far, the agency's assistant inspector general has found. Continue Reading

  • Female Farmers: The New Food Industry Frontier

    Female Farmers: The New Food Industry Frontier

    When Ann Adams and Liz Brensinger started farming as a side job in 1995, they couldn't produce enough food. They wanted better tools. A rototiller that wasn't so unwieldy. A shovel that they could easily plunge into the earth. Farm equipment was designed for men, they realized, and men's bodies were different. Continue Reading

  • Buy a 'Green Car,' Grow Jobs: Energy-Efficient Cars Boost Manufacturing Jobs In 15 States

    Buy a 'Green Car,' Grow Jobs: Energy-Efficient Cars Boost Manufacturing Jobs In 15 States

    Though the number of Americans working on vehicle assembly lines and parts plants has shrunk considerably in recent years, a new report suggests that their number could grow significantly along with consumers' increased interest in greener cars and trucks. Fifteen states in particular could benefit from the... Continue Reading

  • Golden State Has Green Jobs Galore

    Golden State Has Green Jobs Galore

    Northern California's Bay Area is turning green with envy, now that Los Angeles has surpassed it as the nation's leading eco-friendly employer. A recent report shows that there are more green jobs in the Los Angeles area than in any other region in the nation, and the number of green jobs is expected to double... Continue Reading

  • Millions in Funding Goes to Green Job Training in 7 Major Cities

    Millions in Funding Goes to Green Job Training in 7 Major Cities

    Workers in Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Milwaukee, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washington, D.C., are in luck -- The GreenWays Initiative is coming to town, and millions are being spent on the project that focuses on skills training for green jobs in four industry sectors: green construction, auto technology,... Continue Reading

  • Green Jobs Sprouting Up Across Colorado

    Green Jobs Sprouting Up Across Colorado

    Job seekers will find more than a Rocky Mountain high if they start searching for work in Colorado: They're likely to feel a green job high, as employment in Colorado's clean-tech industry increased 32.7 percent between 2005 and 2010, compared with a 10 percent increase at the national level, according to a... Continue Reading

  • Is the Grass Greener at Green Companies?

    Is the Grass Greener at Green Companies?

    Many companies are making efforts to "go green" to promote sustainability and potentially help their bottom line. But according to a recently released study by the Society for Human Resource Managers (SHRM), called Advancing Sustainability, HR's Role, going green might also help companies retain employees. Continue Reading

  • Top Five Green Jobs Most In Demand

    Top Five Green Jobs Most In Demand

    Happy Earth Day! As attention focuses on maintaining the earth and cleaning up the environment, some people are gearing their job searches in those directions as well. It seems there's plenty of opportunity, if you have the right qualifications. In fact, Adecco Engineering & Technical, which focuses on... Continue Reading

  • Five Coolest Ways to Get to Work

    Five Coolest Ways to Get to Work

    Kaitlin Madden, CareerBuilder writer The daily commute is a dreaded affair for many. (Traffic jams and overcrowded subway cars just don't really scream, "Morning, sunshine!") While some of us have little choice but to grin and try to bear the daily grind with the help of the radio, an iPod, a stress ball... Continue Reading

  • Green Jobs for Veterans [Video]

    Green Jobs for Veterans [Video]

    In an effort to combine solutions for two national concerns in one program, "Troops for Energy Jobs" is attempting to link thousands of future job openings in the energy industry with troops leaving military service. The pilot program, sponsored by Dominion, will last approximately two years and will be... Continue Reading

  • Five Red Hot Green Jobs

    Five Red Hot Green Jobs

    This job sector is not only good for the Earth, but good for job opportunities as well.

    You hear a lot about "green jobs" these days, but actual specifics about them are hard to find. Politicians have promised to create more green jobs, but what exactly does that look like? Now with Earth Day rapidly approaching, you're hearing even more about them. Well, here are some answers and explanations.... Continue Reading

  • Green Company Adds Second Shift: Sign of Good Things to Come?

    Green Company Adds Second Shift: Sign of Good Things to Come?

    It's not exactly a panacea for the nation's unemployment woes, but perhaps it's a very positive sign that things are moving in the right direction. In just three months, Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. the world's largest producer of solar panels, has added a second production shift at its new solar panel... Continue Reading

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