Recruiting for green jobs


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Is your company looking for energetic, talented, motivated, hip, and intelligent workers? If so, that’s another reason to develop green policies and brag about them. Companies with green cred spend less on recruiting and have better retention rates. Perhaps this is because we’re seeing a cultural shift, where workers are becoming increasingly proud of working for companies that help the environment and ashamed of working for faceless corporations that plunder the natural world.

Which camp does your company belong to? If you want to reap the benefits of a green workplace, here are 10 starting points to green your office environment. And don’t forget – reduced turnover is only the tip of the iceberg:

  • Green offices are also more profitable due to higher efficiency.
  • Companies that have a reputation as stewards of the environment are able to bid on contracts that are closed to less reputable companies.
  • Workers in green buildings have higher productivity.
  • Finally, if you’re looking for a green career, here are some job search tools that may come in handy:

    GreenJobs.com
    &

    SustainableBusiness.com


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