06 Feb '14, 8pm

But What Does It Mean? The Need for Renewable Workforce Standards

But What Does It Mean? The Need for Renewable Workforce Standards

When you start a presentation or a report with terms that mean different things to different people, chances are you're not going to be successful in getting your point across. While making sure we use clearly defined and understandable terms seems intuitive, it doesn't always happen. The clean energy community has a ways to go to make sure we're all talking the same language. But, there are good moves on the horizon. The poster child is the huge confusion crater caused by the misunderstanding between professional certifications and certificate holders. Seemingly similar, they're not. But they are often used interchangeably. At first glance, it might not appear to be a big deal, but since professional certification implies workplace competency and certificates are the result of learning (training and education), each one is a different indicator of job knowledge and perfor...

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