How being kind to others benefits you mentally

The mental health benefits behind saying Thank You!

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5 tips to help you strive for more and stay motivated during your search for a purposeful career

Career searching can be hard and draining, but it doesn’t have to be. Check out these 5 tips to help you stay motivated when looking for your next career.

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A “new philanthropy” program that is engaging young people in charitable giving

Learn how new philanthropist are putting their dollars and knowledge towards purposeful work and how you can too.

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4 Ways to Avoid Burnout in Your CSR Career

Read about how you can avoid burning out in your career.

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Use the ‘Canada Job Grant’ to cover 50-100% of employee training costs

Written in partnership with Mentor Works. Canadian employers should consider using government grants and incentives when hiring and training young employees. Not only is it a great way to reduce the burden on your cashflow and hire more youth, but it also helps ensure that new hires can reinforce their …

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Why I network: feedback from survey respondents on why they choose to meet with new people

An illustration of the positive motivations people have when lending their time and perspectives to others.

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The inspiration you need for 2019!

Words of advice from leaders in the industry to help you get motivated for this new year! 

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Top 10 posts of 2018: From impact career advice, interviews & tips to jobs you didn’t know existed

A year in review shows the most popular social impact posts of the year. Keeping you updated on your impact news.

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How to answer “tell me about yourself” interview question

A 5 step approach how to answer the question “tell me about yourself” and impress your interviewer.

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guide to nonprofit sector

Breaking into nonprofit work: What you need to know before getting into the nonprofit sector

Our guide is designed for people interested in breaking into the nonprofit sector- it’s everything you need to know about nonprofits but haven’t googled yet.

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Top conferences to attend before 2017 is over

A list of six conferences, purpose driven professionals should consider attending before the end of the year. Learning and professional development is something we very much believe in at Bmeaningful. Whether you are in school or not, we think it’s important to always be learning.  Don’t let your professional development budget …

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The rise of the moral activist CEO

Overheard on the internet. “As C.E.O. of Merck and as a matter of personal conscience, I feel a responsibility to take a stand against intolerance and extremism,”- Merck CEO resigning from Trump’s Manufacturing Council. What’s the social impact story: Moral activism amongst CEOs is on the rise- blending personal ideals …

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How to ask for an informational interview by email

Informational interviews- whether you are actively looking for a job or just interested in learning more – are an important networking activity for career advancement. Especially in our small, yet growing social impact sector, where connections and relationships matter. While the best type of networking, is about the development of a mutually productive relationship- …

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After interviewing more than 100 impact professionals, the best advice they have share these themes

Insights from our interviews could changes how you think about your impact career. Opportunities for having a social impact career are on the rise, but as the number of jobs increase and the sector grows, so does the level of competition. The difference between those who succeed and those who don’t lies in their actions. …

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Online courses for corporate social responsibility

Looking to enhance your social impact and corporate social responsibility (CSR) knowledge skill set without leaving the comfort of your own home or desk? Want to show employers that you care about staying up to date and learning? Then you may want to consider signing up for a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) or other online …

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CSR hashtags you should be using

If you’re not already using hashtags, it’s time to start. Hashtags can seem overwhelming at first, but when used properly, they help you find meaningful and relevant content. A hashtag is the hash symbol (#) followed by a keyword, phrase or acronym, and is usually found throughout or at the end of a message …

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Corporate Social Responsibility Jobs

What does Corporate Social Responsibility mean in today’s workplace?  Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an overarching term that companies use to describe a variety of activities related to its social or environmental efforts. CSR is also commonly referred to as Sustainability, Corporate Impact, Corporate Citizenship or just Corporate Responsibility. To some companies, …

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11 Tips for a Career in Social Impact

Top 11 Tips for a Career in Social Impact Career paths in the social economy are not linear anymore so there’s no pre-defined path for success. Zig zagging paths create opportunities for some and challenges for others to find and get a job with social impact. Since social innovators are always thinking about doing things not …

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How I found my first job in corporate social responsibility after graduation 

Our mission here at Bmeaningful is to help you find and get a job with impact. So, there’s nothing we love more than hearing about it when you do (and even more when Bmeaningful helps)! We heard from Anureet Kaur, who graduated from the University of Toronto’s Masters of Sustainability Management Program. …

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Statistics every social impact professional needs to have

Whether you are building a business case, preparing a presentation for your boss or working on a proposal to a potential partner, it’s important to have the statistics to back up your work. We’ve curated the latest data from research studies and reports to share with you key statistics covering employee …

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