How living a sustainable lifestyle can lead to success in a socially sustainable career

When you picture the most successful people in the world, who do you envision? Think about what qualities they have that you admire; what are they? A majority of successful people embody qualities such as charisma, knowledge, dedication, and good instincts. However, in order for these influential people to reach …

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Five reasons why the nonprofit sector may be the perfect fit for you

Are you wanting more challenging and interesting work, accompanied with great colleagues, innovative environments and an organization that cares about social responsibility initiatives? Read on!

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3 steps you can take this year to find a more impactful career

If you’re interested in finding a more meaningful career, check out these 3 tangible steps that will guide you in the right direction.

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Starting a career in Impact Investing

There’s a growing group of individuals looking to build a career in impact, and admittedly, these steps are not always clear. Here is what you need to know…

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Making an impact with Tonya Surman, Co-founder & CEO of the Centre for Social Innovation

Tonya shares with us her story, in which purpose and profit, collaboration and leadership, making social change and having fun doing it, are the paradoxes that have been at the centre of who she is today.

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Mindfulness: A resource for your job search toolkit

As job searching and career transitions require significant effort, it’s critical to focus your valuable energy where it’s needed most. See how!

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How to ask for a mental health accommodation at work

Where to start when you need a mental health accommodation at work!

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Creating solutions and building success with Helen Harakas, Executive Director of Brands For Canada

An inside scoop from the Executive Director of Brands For Canada on what is possible when you have the right tools for success!

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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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Rethink the meaning of “career”

Read more on how to discover opportunities in your future career.

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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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7 tips for having a successful networking meeting

Networking doesn’t have to be awkward. Follow our tips to master networking year round and always have a successful meeting.

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Cleaning up messes with Drummond Lawson, Director of Social and Environmental Sustainability at Arc’teryx

Taking experiences from around the world, read how Lawson realized just how sustainability could drive innovation and support high quality, high engagement products.

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How to overcome the fear of career switching

Ways that can help you take the first step towards a career you won’t want a vacation from.

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7 little things you can easily do to make your week more meaningful

While there’s no quick fix to having a meaningful life, there are some easy things you can start doing to make your days more meaningful. Whether you do one a day or all of them in a day, by continually practicing these habits you will notice a change. Here’s 7 …

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Joeri van den Steenhoven, Director MaRS Solutions Lab

Joeri supervises and manages MaRS’ Solutions Lab, a team committed to tackling complex societal and economic challenges that require systems change. More than a think tank, the Solutions Lab is action oriented, applying tools and techniques from various fields, taking social innovation to another level. We love the work they’re doing …

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Confessions of a Purple Sheep: 3 Pieces of Career Advice

Finding your dream social impact job takes hard work and persistence. Good career advice is sector, even job specific. Advice for getting a job at Google is very different than good advice for getting a job at the RBC Foundation or the United Way. We’ve gone through our Purple Sheep interviews …

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Confessions of a Purple Sheep: How 10 Social Impact Professionals Got Their Jobs

Do you ever wonder how people get their jobs? How important your resume or networking really are? We share the secrets of how Purple Sheep- corporate dreamers who use their skills for good-  got their jobs. What you find out may surprise you (6x over). 

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