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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