2013 Year End Review

2013 was an exciting year for Bmeaningful. We launched our website in August and have been highlighting jobs with a purpose and a paycheque ever since. Along the way we’ve met many inspiring people and have been working hard to share their insights with you on our blog. We’ve posted …

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The Future of Hiring: How to Write a Job Description in 2014

Hiring in 2014 will be all about purpose and a paycheque. We all know the basic ingredients of how to write a good job description. Appropriate job title, clear position overview, list of key responsibilities, required skills and qualifications, and an inviting company overview that speaks to your company’s personality. …

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#GivingTuesday

Bmeaningful promotes charitable giving on GivingTuesday. In honour of #GivingTuesday, Bmeaningful has made a commitment to support non-profits and a pledge to Dress for Success Toronto. Want to post your job for free? If you’re a non-profit email us at info@bmeaningful.com for your exclusive discount code to post a job on …

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What the Rob Ford Scandal Can Teach Us About Having a Meaningful Career

People around the world are transfixed by the Rob Ford scandal. News outlets from CBC, and CNN to Jon Stewart and even Saturday Night Live have covered it. While most media is focused on the negative, there is something positive we can learn from the scandal about having a meaningful …

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Want to Ace Your Next Meaningful Job Interview- Do This 2 Minute Trick.

Harvard Prof Amy Cuddy shares one simple trick that can help increase your chances of acing your next interview – all you need is two minutes and possibly a bathroom. Before you stop reading, let me explain.

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Bmeaningful Job Candy. 4 of the Sweetest Meaningful Job Opportunities Around the World.

  Bmeaningful Job Candy are the most coveted CSR, Social Good and Non-Profit jobs that would be considered #dreamjobs; they make us as excited as a fat kid in a candy store.  We’re travelling the world… wide web to bring you an inside look at four of the sweetest meaningful …

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6 Signs You’ve Reached Your Job Expiration Date.

More than 14 million people have viewed a disgruntled employee’s “I quit” video that was uploaded to YouTube last week. In her self-made dance video to Kanye West’s song “Gone”, Marina Shifrin, described that “for almost two years I’ve sacrificed my relationships, time and energy for this job, and my …

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Why Waiting to Find Your Meaningful Job is a lot Like Saving Sex Until Old Age

Ted Talk on How To Find and Do the Work You Love Would you ever stay in a job you don’t love because it looks good on a resume? Would your answer be any different if asked would you ever save sex for old age? The point is, why would you …

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Does Purpose Matter More Than Money?

Survey finds purpose matters more than salary. As students return to campuses this week in pursuit of higher education and better job prospects Businessweek writes about revelations in aspiring MBAs and their career choices. Businessweek’s article on MBAs Say Values Matter More Than Money is another sign of the big …

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We Want You To Be Meaningful- Join Our Herd!

We are getting ready to go live this week to help more people be meaningful, so we felt this quote from Dr. Seuss was appropriate. Our mission is to empower and educate professionals looking to make a difference and connect them with the companies that need their time, skills and …

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Don’t Wait For Job Happiness, Become A Purple Sheep Now.

  Herd Mentality. Now more than ever, the pressure to do well in school and succeed in our career is on, and Gen Y has felt that pressure like no other generation before (think Tiger Mother). Many of our friends and former classmates went into high profile corporate jobs because …

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Can You Make Money With A Meaningful Job?

The short answer is yes. Aside from volunteerism, you can make money and have a meaningful career. Meaningful jobs pay a salary, so the question is not whether you can make money doing good, but rather how much. We know there’s a perception that non-profits can’t compete with corporate salaries …

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What Companies Doing CSR Can Learn From Non-Profits

Companies often look to other industries for inspiration. Take new start-up, EatWith for example, it’s looking to become the next Airbnb for the restaurant industry. Instead of looking at other for-profits for ideas, a secret source of innovation for companies doing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) should come from non-profits. Charities …

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The #1 Most Underrated Tip for Networking

We’ve all been there, standing awkwardly at a networking event trying to make connections in between bites of hors d’hoeurves. Sometimes it even feels like a game – points for how many business cards you collected or people you’ve met. Regardless of how you feel about networking, when looking for a job …

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Why We Need to Change the Way We Think About Charity.

Dan Pallotta couldn’t be more right. In the TED talk that has everyone in the non-profit sector talking, Pallota urges us to change the way we think about charities. A shift towards his view of thinking would not only do wonders for the causes they support but also for the …

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Are There Corporate Politics in a Nonprofit Job?

While it’s true that everyone, or most people at least, working in a non-profit believe in and are actively working towards a common good, it doesn’t mean that staff meetings involve holding hands, singing Kumbayah around a camp fire. The realities of working in a non-profit job are not that …

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Why We Started A Career Site For Meaningful Jobs.

NO MORE PLAYING HARD TO GET With jobs that is. We make it easier to find meaningful jobs whether it’s in CSR, Sustainability, Non-profit or Triple Bottom Line Businesses. WE SAW A PROBLEM Job sites don’t cater to professionals who want to make a difference and use their skills for good. Instead, you have to …

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