Is Sustainability Part of Your 2011 Professional Development Plan?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Jan 18, 2011 2:42 PM ET

Taiga Company Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Compa…

The latest trends for 2011 forecast a much better year than the recent past. Looking to the immediate horizon and far beyond the current job market, the forecast indicates an increasing demand for a new kind of business contributor.  Does you professional development plan match?

Aligned with a growing demand for alternative skills is an increasing desire among current and prospective job seekers to translate personal eco awareness and business sustainability passions into career ambitions.  This convergence of business sustainability value and personal interest could be one path to a new and exciting personal and professional experience in 2011.   There are a number of factors that go into choosing the right lifestyle, the best career path, or even the optimal personal development plan for the New Year.  Incorporating ‘sustainability’ into this year’s development discussion could potentially open the door to opportunity.   •    What are your interests and passions for sustainable living or business sustainability?   •    Are there any specific areas of knowledge that you would be interested in expanding?   •    Do you already have applied sustainability concepts or actions that you would like to explore further?   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".