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provides a basic overview of sustainable
business, while step #3, “Choose your
green job focus,” has tips on researching,
networking and volunteering to determine
which green jobs are a good fi t.
To access Find Your Green Job:
Go to www.ILWorkInfo.com/icrn.
Select the Career Information System
Log in as an Illinois resident with
your city and zip code or with your
portfolio password. (If you don’t have
a My CIS Portfolio, create one).
Go to your My CIS Portfolio, and
select Find Your Green Job from the
Choose either Job Seeker or
Counselor/Coach and start exploring.
Lola Lucas is an Illinois Department of
Employment Security Career Resource
on unique job hunting challenges and
strategies in the green economy as well
as articles that can help them with green
A key feature of Find Your Green Job
is the Green Economy Map, which
organizes detailed profi les of more than
50 green industries into 10 green industry
sectors. Users clicking on the “Shaping
the Green Economy” industry, for
example, will fi nd profi les on the green
fi nance and environmental law industries.
Clicking on the “Smart Grid” sector will
produce profi les on industries such as
biomass/biofuel and geothermal energy.
Find Your Green Job also lists seven steps
for transitioning to a green career or green
entrepreneurship. For example, step #1
involves viewing online video overviews of
the FindYourGreenJob.com website. Step
#2, “Introduction to the green economy,”
Find Your Green Job offers
the following information on
Networking groups and events
Schools and training
Career coach videos, articles
Audio interviews of green employees
To access, visit www.ILWorkInfo.com/ICRN and select the Career
The Green Economy Map
organizes detailed profi les of more
than 50 green industries into 10
green industry sectors.
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