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Building Your Network Virtually

Because the work landscape has changed and many organizations are keeping much of the virtual world of work, it may seem challenging to make new connections and keep building your network if you’re not there physically to do it. Building your network virtually may seem daunting but we’re here to give a little guidance.  Chat…

Get Down To Specifics

If your plan is to get a new job, understanding your specific needs is not only important to you but important to the hiring managers interviewing you. Making sure your goals align with the company you’re interviewing for is a starting point, but here are a few tips for getting specific with your employment goals. …

You Don’t Always Have to Use a Recruiter – Here’s How.

For many roles, utilizing external recruiting resources will dramatically increase your quality of hire and can reduce your time to fill.  But, external recruiters are not always the best solution for every role.  Here are some of the best tactics when approaching hires with external recruitment help.   Build A Bench Internally   The best way to…

The New Workplace – How To Adapt

The workplace has changed due to the pandemic among other reasons, and some work trends are here to stay like remote work, zoom meetings, and mental health support. Because offices and their policies might look different in the post-COVID years, here are simple tips and information to help you adapt to the new workplace.  Remote…

What’s Up With Wind Energy

We talk a lot about Solar energy on this blog, but something we haven’t really covered is Wind, so we’re here to walk you through the basics like how it works and what it means for the future of renewable energy.  The Basics   Wind power is the third-largest source of electricity generation capacity in the…

The Solar Tariff Situation

Likely by now, you have heard about the decision from the Department of Commerce to investigate the solar panels that are imported from Southeast Asia. While this is a major blow to the Solar industry, here’s what happens now, and what we can hope for in the future. Right Now – Things Aren’t Looking GoodJust…

What Exactly are EVs?

EVs or electric vehicles are lower in fuel cost and better for the environment. With possible incentives coming to expand the EV and battery market, let’s go over the basics and our thoughts on where the industry is heading.     The Basics   EV is a catch-all term for any car that is powered by electricity, not…

Greenwashing – When Sustainability is on Trend

Green is the new black when it comes to business. From planting trees to recycling bottles, sustainability is the newest trend for organizations. So what is it, and how can companies make good on going green?  What is Greenwashing? Greenwashing is when an organization claims to be sustainable or claims to hold eco-friendly practices but…

What is Wokewashing – And Why Is It Toxic?

Organizations planning to hire Millennial and Gen-Z employees may use tactics like faking “wokeness” to gain trust and prestige, so why do these organizations keep doing this, and what is it in the first place? What is Wokewashing?  Wokewashing is when an organization pretends to have progressive views on things like diversity and inclusion, or…

The Solar Industry – Why Work In It?

Jobs in Solar make up one-third of renewable energy jobs. Despite COVID and other issues, the industry has seen record growth in employment and capacity. Here are the main reasons you should switch to or continue in the Solar Industry and the numbers to back us up!   Job Growth – By The Numbers  According to…