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August 22, 2011

Green Your Resume: Get Out!

Mountain biking With green tech on the rise, companies are increasingly looking for environmentally aware new hires. This week's tips tell you how to beef up your eco-credentials to land the job. 

Tip #1: Experience required.

You can't work to save the environment if you've never been outside. It's not uncommon for outfitters like Patagonia and groups like the NRDC to require relevant sports and outdoor experience for paid positions. Find an adventurous new hobby to build a personal connection to the environment. If you've got the time, try tackling a true adventure to make your outdoor experience stand out to potential employers. 

Tip #2: Volunteer.

Tip #3: Get edcuated.

Tip #4: Before you go . . .

Tell us: What's your outdoor experience?

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