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Simply Hired's Number of Green Job is Simply Bogus

In a recent article by Claire Moloney on, Claire quoted that Simply Hired's CEO said they have about 45,000 green jobs openings.

That's simply bogus, and here's why:

2nd Quarter of 2012 Starts with Boom in Green Jobs

green rocketThe 2nd quarter of 2012 started like a rocket with 11,300 green jobs aggregated in just one month!

Yes, April yielded 11,300 jobs, while January yielded a little over 10,900, so the quarter-to-quarter growth is about 3.7%.

Hundreds of Green Summer Internships Available

This week is going to be a great one again. In addition to passing the 11,000 green jobs bar, we've gotten already over 2,000 new jobs this week!

We passed the 11,000 bar!

For the past few days, the number of green jobs has been fluctuating between 10,900 and 11,100 jobs... so the average over the past week is just about 11,000 active jobs!

We've added very few sources (American Water Works Association, Environmental Expert and Energy Placement), but, again, the increase is mainly due to green employers increasing their hiring.

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