The following is a guest post by Ezra Drissman of GreenCareersGuide
As the green economy changes, more businesses are looking to go "green." What that often means for the first step is changing to energy-saving products and practices (and sometimes water saving). Often times however, companies have absolutely no clue where to start or how to do so and save money at the same time.
That's where you come in. Learn these three steps to becoming a green consultant, from GreenCareersGuide.com, and help show companies how they can save resources:
1. Pick one field that you know best. This can be absolutely anything. This leaves a whole new career opportunity for people looking to plug themselves into this growing field. For example, if you know lighting then you can turn yourself into the "green" lighting consultant for companies. Take your current skills and write them down. Becoming a green consultant can be a great way to get into the green movement while staying in the niche that you already know and love.
2. Research. Once you have determined what field you know the best, it is time to do some research. Do a search of how companies in that field do things. This could range from products they currently use to their current practices. You should take extra care to absolutely know the ins and outs of that field in order to show your knowledge in the subject area. After you have done this, you can write down a plan of what the company can do to become green while saving money.
3. Go. This plan can be taken to companies to help show them how they can go green, save money, and pay you!
The best part about becoming a green consultant is that you get out whatever you put in. You are your own boss. The more research and work you put in the more rewarding it will become.
To learn more about finding your green job niche:
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