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Top 5 quotes for finding meaningful work

Are you looking for meaningful work but wondering where to start? The impact professionals we’ve interviewed have been there, and they’ve come out the other side with a job, a purpose, and a paycheque. Wondering how they did it? We’ve compiled the top 5 quotes from our interviews on advice for finding meaningful work. There’s no better insight than the firsthand experience from those who have already been through the process.

Jennifer Starr. Director, Partnerships. Free the Children

“Find your passion!! It’s important to really know what causes you are passionate about, and to hone in your job search to organizations that are doing work in that space.”

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Andrew Ripley. Co-Founder.

“Sign up for an account on!  This is actually what we do – help people discover purpose and find meaningful work that makes an impact.”


Lisa Gibbs. Director, Community Investment. Shoppers Drug Mart

“Get involved in your community and network in the sector that fascinates you most.”


Robert Witchel. Executive Director. Jays Care Foundation.

“The most difficult thing is deciding what you want to do and in which direction you want your career to go. If you don’t have a clear idea, that’s ok, but make sure that you gain experience that will set you up for success down the road when things come into focus.”

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Sabrina Viva. Director of Account Management & Latin America Initiatives. Realized Worth.

“You need to go after your next job actively.  You need to be out there networking at conferences and creating your personal brand on Social Media.”

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