27 Apr '11, 4pm

Finding Talent for Today's Green Jobs · Environmental Management

Yet, the current generation is just as concerned with doing good as they are with doing well for themselves in terms of earning a living; for those with the right skills, a job that combines engineering with a green focus could be the answer. But given the fact that the war for talent in this area is fierce, employers need to think about the most effective ways to reach and entice this valuable, highly-skilled talent. One way is to strike strategic partnerships with local universities to build a pipeline of future talent. Exposing engineering students to the different possibilities for their degree while they are just beginning their college career could help in convincing those students to actually stick with engineering once they graduate. If your company isn’t already doing so, consider developing an internship program that combines real-life experience with education a...

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/04/27/finding-tal...

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