TRS Oakbrook Terrace Reports on Green Collar Jobs and the Illinois Job Market

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According to TRS Oakbrook Terrace "green collar jobs" may be the future for many professionals willing to make a career transition.

TRS Oakbrook Terrace has been analyzing the recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report of January 22, 2010, which shows that Illinois ranked 4th in overall job loss in December 2009 losing 16,300 jobs for the month, and 237,300 for the year, ranking them 3rd YTD in job loss.

According to TRS in Oakbrook Terrace "green collar jobs" may be the future for many professionals willing to make a career transition.

TRS points out that there will be opportunities for new business for the entrepreneurial types; executive level positions; and technical and professional opportunities for many who are willing to explore new avenues of career search. This could include professions such as engineering, general management, manufacturing management,

According to the Chicago Land Green Collar Jobs Initiative web site, their initial research shows some of the prevalent Green Collar jobs include: energy raters for homes and commercial buildings; green cleaning and building maintenance staff; alternative energy service providers (solar, wind, geo-thermal); installer/ maintenance of storm water management systems (green roof, permeable pavement, rain water collection), urban agriculture (landscaping, farming, apiculture) and green-related services (recycling, retail, manufacturing).

TRS says that interested parties should consider attending the Third Annual Green Collar Jobs Summit this coming April 30, 2010.

To learn more about TRS Oakbrook Terrace visit their website at http://www.trsweb.net.

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