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Earlier this week we hosted our "Barriers to Working on Climate" webinar.
Thank you to our incredible panelists, Brendan, Janet, Joshua, and Yin.
Takeaways for job seekers:
🪴 Climate experience isn't required
🪴 Networking is necessary
🪴 Optimize your search for climate
Takeaways for hiring managers:
🪴 Don't require climate experience
🪴 Source outside of climate communities
🪴 Prioritize benefits, salary, remote work, etc.
Looking to make the jump? Here are some of the top resources to help you transition your career to focus on climate solutions.
→ You asked, we answered. Q&As from our Barriers to Working on Climate Webinar.
→ How do you look for a job from scratch? Our candidate, Michael Chang, shares his experience.
→ Climate adaptation is just as important as mitigation. Janet explains why.
🌱 PEOPLE WANT TO WORK ON CLIMATE
One of our TikTok videos got some traction and we saw 22,000 people flocking to our website asking about climate jobs. We received messages from engineers, lawyers, healthcare professionals, PMs, and more.
→ We need millions of people working in this space and there is no shortage of interest. Watch the video.
→ The most ambitious climate action ever taken in the United States. This new climate litigation will supercharge the growth of wind and other clean energy industries.
Abby Alvin joins the Climate People team as a Senior ClimateTech Recruiter and Account Manager!
As a relatively new staffing agency, we knew that we needed a viable 401(k) investment opportunity for our employees to contribute to. As a climate-focused firm, we wanted to ensure that these investments backed the work that we do on a daily basis.