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Paint Your Career Green by Michele Lobl, Stan Schatt

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INTRODUCTION

The Current Job Environment: A Reality Check

At the time we’re writing this book, the unemployment rate is hovering around 10 percent. In fact, the real unemployment rate is much higher because many people have stopped looking for a job and therefore are no longer counted as “unemployed.”

There is good news, however. This might be the best time ever to paint your career green by moving into an environmentally friendly role. As we’ll show in this book, the future is likely to see an explosion in the number of “green jobs,” with corresponding new career tracks. Later, we’ll explain the distinction between jobs and careers, but first ...

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