The insider’s guide to finding meaningful work and attracting top talent

In collaboration with the Social Innovation Generation team at MaRS, Bmeaningful is pleased to share a white paper on the ins and outs of impact careers. The Impact Economy: The Insider’s Guide To Finding Meaningful Work And Attracting Top Talent  explores the barriers that make it difficult for talented people to …

READ MORE →

Inside FlipGive

FlipGive is Canada’s first B Corp and a company with impact at its core. FlipGive is transforming grassroots fundraising and corporate giving. FlipGive helps people raise more money faster and provides the opportunity for brands to give back at the same time.

READ MORE →

The CSR dictionary: A beginner’s guide

If you’re looking to get a job in CSR it’s important you’re able to speak the language of sustainability. If you want to walk the walk, you need to talk the talk. Here’s a beginner’s guide to the terms you may overhear around the proverbial corporate social responsibility water cooler.

READ MORE →

A secret to career switching

Most recruiters won’t tell you all the things you need to do to switch into a social impact job. Beyond the traditional advice of networking and informational interviews – there’s one super important secret for career switching that is rarely discussed.

READ MORE →

Inside TerraCycle Canada

TerraCycle is on a mission to eliminate the idea of waste, reinventing garbage to become an input for good. TerraCycle works with partners to up-cycle waste that has traditionally been thought of us as un-recyclable (like cigarette butts), enabling TerraCycle to not only clean up the environment but profit from …

READ MORE →

Inside Operation Groundswell

Operation Groundswell (OG) creates custom educational trips for university students to “backpack with a purpose”. OG works with local NGOs on community requested projects- asking what they need- as opposed to assuming or requesting.  Their programs not only change the lives of the students participating, but also improves the communities …

READ MORE →

Toronto’s top free networking events for social impact professionals

Professionals interested in a social impact career have likely heard how important it is to network and build relationships when looking for a job. But don’t start your networking only after you’ve begun your job hunt. It may be tempting to put off reaching out to new contacts but the …

READ MORE →

Inside Summerhill: What it’s like to work there

Behind the Impact: It’s inspiring every time we go behind the scenes at an organization that does well by doing good. Especially where the culture allows people to be themselves, make an impact and have fun all at the same time. Summerhill is an energy efficiency and engagement company that designs …

READ MORE →

Inside Rise Asset Development

Behind the Impact: Throw your typical banker stereotypes out the window, and let us introduce you to the people and culture at Rise Asset Development (Rise).  Rise is a non-profit that provides micro loans and business support to people with mental health and addiction challenges. Rise is at the intersection …

READ MORE →

Inside Sustainalytics

BEHIND THE IMPACT: There’s more opportunity than you think to have a career that does well, by doing good. This week we go inside Sustainalytics- a research firm that supports responsible investing by reporting on environmental, social and governance factors- to show you what it’s like to work there. Sustainalytics …

READ MORE →

The Single Biggest Improvement You Can Make To Your Job Description Has Nothing To Do With The Job.

Most job descriptions follow a similar format: job title, position overview, a list of key responsibilities, required skills and qualifications, and a company overview. Not surprisingly, every job description is primarily position centric and the company overview often gets lost or under-emphasized. Not giving the workplace environment its proper due …

READ MORE →

Inside Public Inc.

BEHIND THE IMPACT. We love helping to break the myth that you have to do business for profit and charity for good. You no longer have to feel like the only way to make a difference with your career is by volunteering. Going behind the scenes and showing you the culture …

READ MORE →

The new “Brain Drain”: 5 strategies for adapting to the reality of job hopping

One of the often cited differences in working attitudes between Millennials (Gen Y), Gen X and the Boomer generation is company loyalty. It’s not uncommon to hear of a Boomer who worked their entire career for a single company, but now job hopping is becoming the new norm for Millennials which is creating a different …

READ MORE →

Inside Dress for Success

BEHIND THE IMPACT. Bmeaningful goes inside the non-profit Dress for Success to give you an exclusive behind the scenes look that you won’t find anywhere else. 

READ MORE →

10 tips for landing a Social Finance job

Looking to have a career in social finance but wondering how to get that first social finance job? Are you interested in finance while also looking to solve some of the world’s biggest problems? Good.  10 Tips for Landing a Social Finance Job (these tips are compiled from our social finance …

READ MORE →

Top 10 tips for being highly productive at work

10 helpful tips on how to be productive at work, streamline and get more done.

READ MORE →

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. …

READ MORE →

Inside ecojot

An inside look at ecojot. from Bmeaningful   EVER WONDER what it’s really like to work at a social enterprise? We bring you an exclusive behind the scenes look that you won’t find anywhere else.  In our first corporate profile we go inside the sustainable paper company, ecojot.       …

READ MORE →

Feeling stuck? How to approach making a career change

Guest Blog Post By: Jodi Lastman ‘Pivot’ has become the hot word in startup circles. YouTube did it, Flickr did it and we should be able to do it too. In short the message is that abruptly shifting in the face of obstacles is cool and easy. Those of us …

READ MORE →

13 Tips To Finding A Social Innovation Job

Looking for a social innovation job? No matter how you define social innovation, we got the latest tips and guidelines for finding a career in this growing sector.  We’ve curated feedback from different social innovation insiders to bring you this list. 1. DON’T JUDGE A JOB BY ITS TITLE. Social …

READ MORE →