“If I’m searching online for job vacancies in the green sector or in construction – where’s the best places to look?”
We get asked this question a lot, and it is a good one.
There are a bewildering number of places to seek out jobs and opportunities in the green skills and construction sectors.
It’s worth pointing out that before we set up the West London Green Skills Hub, we ran the West London Mayor’s Construction Academy – so we still have a strong interest and track record in helping out construction employers and people with an interest in construction.
Back to the question above.
Because we’ve been asked the question so many times, we have started to compile a regularly updated and increasingly popular list of places to search online to find green skills and construction jobs and opportunities.
The list will be especially useful to jobseekers and people who advise or work with jobseekers; people working in job centres, job brokerages, colleges, careers advisors, local authorities and so on.
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If you are an employer and have vacancies, work placements or other opportunities you would like to promote via our list and other channels – please do get in touch. Also… if having looked at the list, you can recommend websites that we should add to it, please do let us know. We would love to hear from you.
How SMEs can understand their energy footprint and cut costs with Better Futures+
A FREE business and sustainability support package designed to help London’s SMEs cut costs, understand carbon auditing and cater to a growing market of ethical consumers is open for applications.
The Better Futures+ programme, funded by the Mayor of London’s Green New Deal and the London Business Hub, is worth up to £2000 for participants and is delivered by environmental and industry experts who provide the latest intelligence, facilitate workshops and provide bespoke advice.
The programme is designed for busy SME leaders, who can participate in all, or any, of the following key steps:
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The programme is available to London-based businesses that employ at least two people and up to a maximum of 249 full-time equivalent employees and generate revenue from £100k up to a maximum of £43M.
A series of case studies from SMEs who have benefited from Better Futures+ can be found here.
The first step to joining Better Futures+ is to register your interest here.