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Women: Take Advantage of Increased Wind Energy Opportunities

Consumers continue to demand alternative energy as the wind energy industry grows. Many are seeking training in wind energy fields to take advantage of the job increase, but one major demographic is missing out.

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Wind Energy Blows Life into many Industries

When you think of wind energy, you may visualize physicists designing wind farms, technicians maintaining the turbines or many of the other career paths available in wind energy, but do you consider who makes the turbines?

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A Woman’s Job

We Can Still Do It!

For a long time, men ruled the workforce. A woman’s place was in the home with her children, taking care of the house. This was true until World War Two, when women stepped up to the plate and took over the technical jobs back home. In today’s society, women are accepted as being a major part of the work force. However, many male-dominated occupations remain, especially those in technical career fields. Needless to say, despite continual efforts to reverse this, women still face professional barriers. Read more…

Technical Careers Offer Job Security in Tough Times

Saving money, clipping coupons, cutting up credit cards; these are all ways to help yourself during an economic crisis. How is the job industry saving money? Cutting jobs. Read more…

Wind Energy Careers on the Rise

Every time you turn on a light, open your fridge, charge your cell phone or play a video game, you don’t think of where the electricity that powers it comes from. Electricity is like oxygen: life sustaining, all around and at the same time, invisible.

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Technical Fields Numerous When It Comes to Jobs

I think it was sixth or seventh grade when my teacher announced we had visitors who were going to test us.

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Watch Those Battles the Wind Kicks Up

Wind energy farms are farms, right? In New Jersey, the battle is on whether land preserved as farmland can be used for widespread construction of wind turbines. The state has spent more than $1 billion over the years to preserve its land for strictly agricultural purposes.

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Wes Lowe goes Green with Sustainable Energy

Sustainable energy is the future.  The elimination of the need for fossil fuels will give more power to consumers, lead to a healthier environment, and help the economy. TSTC Publishing Sales Manager Wes Lowe recently attended the Growing Green Sustainable Rural Development conference in Aransas Pass, Texas. At the conference, Lowe said he not only made useful sales contacts for TSTC Publishing’s Tech Careers textbook series, but gained precious insight into the up-and-coming sustainable energy industry.

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