Today’s employer advice is from Carbo Culture.
Q: Tell us about your organization.
We are a Californian-Finnish climate technology company with a breakthrough, scalable carbon removal solution.
To prevent the worst impacts of climate change, we need to look beyond emission reductions and avoidance. Enter carbon removal, a transformative technology that takes CO₂ from the atmosphere and locks it away for good.
Technical limitations of existing carbon removal solutions have hindered its scale. We change that. Leveraging advanced engineering, Carbo Culture’s next-generation system solves the scalability challenges of current carbon removal technology.
Q: What advice would you give to people in midlife who want to transition to a green job?
As the green economy is entering a stage of massive growth, boldness makes way for expertise. We urgently require expert knowledge in engineering, marketing and other business functions. Folks in their mid career have built a lot of knowledge that we could greatly benefit from.
Q: What are the skills that you believe will be required most in the short-medium term in your industry?
Hard skills: engineering, project management, finance.
Soft skills: comfort with ambiguity, getting things done attitude, positive thinking.