Green Certifications Can Pay Off In Great Jobs
Many people who have read my articles about Certifications and Licenses wonder if getting them really pays off. Let me assuage your doubt and/or skepticism. With the prospects of a “Jobless” recovery over the next year to 18 months, now is a good time to invest in some new skills and education to put yourself in position to prosper. (If you are unsure which certification is right for you see our new e-book)
The most important thing to remember in your job search is to position yourself in the path of investment dollars are flowing. In plain english: Money always flows toward opportunity. One of the big areas of investment for the Federal government is Energy Management. Energy Management uses technology, best practices and green construction to help buildings or types of facilities maximize their energy usage. Many EM positions require the LEED AP certification.
If you are undecided if this certification is worth it, here is some evidence that the LEED AP certification can pay off. Here is a job posting from one of Hinton Human Capital’s business partners that will get your attention. Check it out. Don’t forget to make sure your resume ready.
Energy Management Job: Shipboard REM/Energy Manager Services Job, 8A Energy Services Company – TCEJobStop.