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Aug 23, 2010 (11:08 AM EDT)

TRUMBULL, Conn., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Green jobs are growing. According to recent studies, as many as 2.5 million green jobs will be created within the next decade. To help people understand what these jobs are,, a search engine for green jobs, has started to profile green professionals through its podcast and blog.

Thus far the site has profiled several individuals who are helping to create the green economy and lessen our carbon footprints. These include green recruiters, solar experts and energy efficiency consultants. The entire series can be viewed at Each interview also contains advice for would-be green job seekers.

"A lot of people are interested in making the switch to a green job," states Chris Russell, Founder of GreenJobSpider. "These interviews are designed to educate, inform and guide people into the green job market."

Recent interviews include:

  • Marlo Hughen, a recruiter for the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden, Colorado
  • Jonathan Port, CEO of SolarCity
  • Khanti Munro is a PV Online Coordinator/Instructor Trainer at Colorado's Solar Energy International
  • Kevin Kohler, Marketing Manager from Electron Solar Energy
  • Sal DePrisco, Director of Operations for Russell Solar
  • Annette Pelliccio, Founder & CEO of The Happy Gardener

GreenJobSpider is looking for more green professionals to interview either by email or phone. Those interested should message us through our contact page

What's a Green Job?

While there are definitely shades of green jobs, the basic definition is this: any job that creates, supports, maintains or regulates recycling, energy efficiency or renewable energy products and services. This could be a wind turbine technician or an accountant who works at the wind farm. Both jobs are considered green.

About Green Job Spider

Green Job Spider is not a job board. We are a job search engine that crawls only the best green job sources to make it easy to locate the green jobs near you. Think of us as the "Google for green jobs." All sources are indexed nightly and hand-picked to ensure quality.

Currently in BETA, the site is located at


Chris Russell


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