SOURCE: Green Jobs Network

Green Jobs Network

February 08, 2011 08:00 ET

Green Jobs & Entrepreneurship Fair to Showcase Opportunities on February 16

300 Attendees and 25 Organizations to Participate in SF Bay Area Event

BERKELEY, CA--(Marketwire - February 8, 2011) - Green Jobs Network (http://www.greenjobs.net), a leading resource for people seeking jobs that focus on environmental or social responsibility, will hold its inaugural Green Jobs & Entrepreneurship Fair on February 16 from 1:30 - 5:30 pm at the David Brower Center in Berkeley, California. This program is sponsored by green recruiter Redfish Technology (http://www.redfishtech.com) and the Business & Entrepreneurship Center (BEC) at Cabrillo College (http://go.cabrillo.edu/bec).

The Green Jobs & Entrepreneurship Fair is designed to provide information, resources, and networking for job seekers and entrepreneurs interested in environmental or social responsibility. The event will feature a Resource Fair with more than 25 organizations, including employers, education & training institutions, and service providers.

Panel sessions will include "Breaking into Green," moderated by Dianna Wilusz (VP of Human Resources, Hara Software) and featuring panelists including Rob Reeves (CEO, Redfish Technology) who will provide job seekers with insights on making a transition into cleantech and other segments of the green job sector.

"The Green Jobs & Entrepreneurship Fair brings to life what Green Jobs Network does online -- connecting people with information, resources, and each other to help build a more sustainable and vibrant economy," said Leonard Adler, founder and CEO of Green Jobs Network. Green Jobs Network has previously organized events including a green job fair at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco.

Complete event information on the Green Jobs & Entrepreneurship Fair is available at http://www.greenopportunitiesfair.com and registration is at http://greenopportunity.eventbrite.com

About Green Jobs Network
Green Jobs Network is a social enterprise that helps job seekers who are interested in environmental or social responsibility to find jobs, career resources, and build their professional network. Green Jobs Network runs a nationwide green job board, publishes Green Collar Blog, organizes career events, and operates Green Job Spider, the Green Job Search Engine. Green Jobs Network helps job seekers expand their professional network through the Green Jobs & Career Network -- the #1 group on LinkedIn exclusively focused on the green job community, with nearly 25,000 members worldwide.

Green Jobs Network is a project of Green Economy Media and is located in the Sustainable Enterprise Cluster at the David Brower Center in Berkeley, CA. For more information visit http://www.greenjobs.net

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