Top 7 secrets of a successful CV to land you that dream CSR career
The ultimate tips for creating a winning resume and how best to tell your story in 1 page!
Celebrating Right To Play Employees On International Women’s Day
Celebrating women’s achievements and taking action for equality is something that Right To Play does every day. They play to give girls a voice and empower them to claim their rights to equality, education, dignity and safety. This International Women’s Day we’re celebrating two Right To Play employees, Tanya Phillipps …
People, Culture and Purpose. Raad Seraj, Client Success Manager, shares his unique career journey and why he values working at Benevity
Finding a way to combine multiple passions and interests can be a challenging task. This international student from Bangladesh has done that and so much more in his 15 years in Canada – from cancer research, cofounding a tech startup, consulting at a globally renowned innovation hub and even hosting …
Aligning Values With Work. An Interview with Naomi Morenzoni, Vice President of Philanthropy Strategy at Salesforce.org
Naomi Morenzoni, Vice President, Philanthropy Strategy at Salesforce.org and Evangelist for Pledge 1% Naomi leads Salesforce.org’s efforts to encourage and enable companies to adopt an integrated philanthropy model, in which 1% product, 1% equity and 1% time are dedicated to improving communities around the world. She also heads Salesforce’s strategic …
The new corporate “ask”: Is corporate philanthropy dead?
A recent post by Tawanda Chirenda, Imagine Canada’s manager of corporate engagement, posited the question: Is corporate philanthropy dead? Chirenda noted that there is an evolution in corporate giving which may make some nonprofits wary, especially due to the trend and growth of strategic corporate-nonprofit partnerships. In his recent post on Imagine’s Grantseeker …
Sometimes we could all use a little help
Ever thought to ask someone else for help? Ever heard of a career coach?
How living a sustainable lifestyle can lead to success in a socially sustainable career
When you picture the most successful people in the world, who do you envision? Think about what qualities they have that you admire; what are they? A majority of successful people embody qualities such as charisma, knowledge, dedication, and good instincts. However, in order for these influential people to reach …
Building your social impact career. An interview with Bridget Zhang, Manager of SVX
Bridget Zhang is a Manager at SVX (Social Venture Connexion) shares her experience, how she got to where she is today and her advice for others interested in social impact careers.
Five reasons why the nonprofit sector may be the perfect fit for you
Are you wanting more challenging and interesting work, accompanied with great colleagues, innovative environments and an organization that cares about social responsibility initiatives? Read on!
Diane Solinger, Director of People Experience at Google, shares the keys to finding meaningful work
Learn more about the key factors that will help you find meaning in your current role and what you should be looking for when searching for your next career move.
9 techniques to volunteer your way into a purposeful career
If you are a job seeker who is willing to volunteer while looking for work, value may be found in the following ways…
3 steps you can take this year to find a more impactful career
If you’re interested in finding a more meaningful career, check out these 3 tangible steps that will guide you in the right direction.
Through the impact lens of an activist, entrepreneur, and consultant: Sana Mustafa
With a passion to help others and a determination to do more, Sana shares stories about her work and her advice on the space of social impact.
Taming the “monkey mind”: How to deal with interruptions in your CSR career
When daily interruptions are inevitable how can we find ways to better deal with them? Here are a few techniques to help you be more productive and less stressed in your career.
Making an impact with Tonya Surman, Co-founder & CEO of the Centre for Social Innovation
Tonya shares with us her story, in which purpose and profit, collaboration and leadership, making social change and having fun doing it, are the paradoxes that have been at the centre of who she is today.
Five qualities that make a candidate stand out to a CSR employer
Check out our insider tips on what you need to stand out from the crowd when it comes to applying for your job in the nonprofit and social impact sector!
How to land a job in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) with Kaz Flinn, CSR advisor and former VP of CSR for Scotiabank
Industry leader, Kaz Flinn CSR advisor and first ever VP of CSR for Scotiabank, shares her learnings on how to work in a CSR career.
6 significant moments that shifted business from “for profit” to “for purpose”
An inside look at how businesses are shifting their focus towards social goals and not just financial ones.
How being kind to others benefits you mentally
The mental health benefits behind saying Thank You!
Six steps to conquer The Evolution™: Social enterprise replacing charity
Before getting too alarmed, understand that this represents an amazing opportunity for the sector and here’s why.