Is Green Part of Your Job Search?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Aug 9, 2010 2:44 PM ET

Taiga Company Blog

As companies continue focus on creating alignment between key stakeholders, employees jump out as a vital sustainable business resource.  For some, eco awareness and sustainability skill sets may be the interview differentiator. 

Examining the latest employment trends and extrapolating beyond the current job market, we see an increasing demand for a new kind of business contributor.  In addition to the growing demand for alternative skills, there is also an increasing desire amongst prospective job seekers to translate personal eco awareness and business sustainability passions into career ambitions.    Our professional consulting experience leads us to believe that many of the businesses currently reducing their workforce will soon be returning to the job pool in search of the next generation of passion and innovation.  The new employer may not always limit its candidate search to the skills required for a specific job function.  Personal sustainability passion and innovative thinking might bring needed change to the organization.     The convergence of business sustainability value and employment could be a stabilizing factor in the rebounding global job market.  In searching for that perfect career path, consider differentiating yourself and increase your personal value by:  click here to continue reading.  

Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".