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Why do talented employees leave companies, often despite good salaries??
I keep hearing this question uttered by talent agents to news casters. They are saying this because, despite the ugly job market, people are jumping ship.
Beyond the typical reasons of bad management, poor working environment, and lack of stimulus – I would say that the top talent are fundamentally looking for something else.
Last Saturday I took part in a rally to support the creation of a SE Wisconsin’s RTA. RTA stands for Regional Transit Authority, a governing body that coordinates and champions transit systems in a region. Most metropolitan areas have one. Milwaukee and Southeast Wisconsin does not.
You may be asking, what does this have to do with sustainability?
Matthew Rochte, LEED AP was interviewed by Stephen Hinton on Blog Talk Radio for the Hinton Human Capital show.
Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility: Fact Vs Fiction
In this overview discussion we explored the origins of CSR and sustainability. We could have easily spent a show talking about each of these along with any number of the topics we touched upon: philosophy, buzzwords, green, GHG, LEED, environmental stewardship, sustainable value frameworks, green jobs, innovation, and compliance versus opportunity and innovation, Opportunity Sustainability℠, and how business coaching plays into sustainability leadership. Check out the show.Read more
Sharing another article on green jobs written for a consulting project.
Green Behind the Ear In Being Green
Let me get this straight. You are passionate about the environment, concerned about the social impact of work, or think alternative energy is the way to go. You have no actual green experience to speak of. AND [...]
Sharing a post I’ve written for a green job advice consulting project I’ve been working on.
Q: Why do green job postings require prior green experience?
A: In a tight job market and the coming green job market there is a simple answer to this:
Companies want the best, brightest, AND the greenest candidates.
In a recent green recruiting [...]