45 good reasons to clean up your online identity


by Teri Fritsma It used to be that employers only had resumes, cover letters, and interviews to go by when making hiring decisions.  No more.  A new study conducted by Harris Interactive (on behalf of CareerBuilder.com) shows that 45% of all employers reported checking up on job applicants using social networking sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, … Continue reading 45 good reasons to clean up your online identity

It’s Easy Being Green: Career Advice from a Green Copywriter


by Teri Fritsma Green marketing is a new and emerging career field -- so new, in fact, that there's not much standard information on wages, skill requirements, or growth projections yet.   If you're interested in going into this field, or another new and emerging occupation, how can you learn about it?  One way is to talk to people who are already working in the … Continue reading It’s Easy Being Green: Career Advice from a Green Copywriter

Interested in sustainability and the environment?


by Shirley Fenlason Sustainability and the environment are hot topics these days. Have you thought about turning this interest into an education choice? Inside Higher Ed just published "Schools of Sustainability, Colleges of the Environment" highlighting universities that are establishing colleges or programs in these multi-disciplinary areas. Green and energy degrees incorporate diverse fields of … Continue reading Interested in sustainability and the environment?