The new corporate “ask”: Is corporate philanthropy dead?

A recent post by Tawanda Chirenda, Imagine Canada’s manager of corporate engagement, posited the question: Is corporate philanthropy dead? Chirenda noted that there is an evolution in corporate giving which may make some nonprofits wary, especially due to the trend and growth of strategic corporate-nonprofit partnerships. In his recent post on Imagine’s Grantseeker …

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Sometimes we could all use a little help

Ever thought to ask someone else for help? Ever heard of a career coach?

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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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Building your social impact career. An interview with Bridget Zhang, Manager of SVX

Bridget Zhang is a Manager at SVX (Social Venture Connexion) shares her experience, how she got to where she is today and her advice for others interested in social impact careers.

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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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Diane Solinger, Director of People Experience at Google, shares the keys to finding meaningful work

Learn more about the key factors that will help you find meaning in your current role and what you should be looking for when searching for your next career move.

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9 techniques to volunteer your way into a purposeful career

If you are a job seeker who is willing to volunteer while looking for work, value may be found in the following ways…

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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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Through the impact lens of an activist, entrepreneur, and consultant: Sana Mustafa

With a passion to help others and a determination to do more, Sana shares stories about her work and her advice on the space of social impact.

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Taming the “monkey mind”: How to deal with interruptions in your CSR career

When daily interruptions are inevitable how can we find ways to better deal with them? Here are a few techniques to help you be more productive and less stressed in your career.

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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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Five qualities that make a candidate stand out to a CSR employer

Check out our insider tips on what you need to stand out from the crowd when it comes to applying for your job in the nonprofit and social impact sector!

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How to land a job in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) with Kaz Flinn, CSR advisor and former VP of CSR for Scotiabank

Industry leader, Kaz Flinn CSR advisor and first ever VP of CSR for Scotiabank, shares her learnings on how to work in a CSR career.

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6 significant moments that shifted business from “for profit” to “for purpose”

An inside look at how businesses are shifting their focus towards social goals and not just financial ones. 

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How being kind to others benefits you mentally

The mental health benefits behind saying Thank You!

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Six steps to conquer The Evolution™: Social enterprise replacing charity

Before getting too alarmed, understand that this represents an amazing opportunity for the sector and here’s why.

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Creating a living planet with Adrienne Lo, Head of Living Planet @ Work for WWF Canada

Highlighting the perfect combination of purpose and impact, Adrienne shares her career path and life as the Head of Living Planet @ Work at WWF Canada.

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There are no definitive paths to a career in social impact with Kory McLaughlin, Co-founder of Tenfed

Kory McLaughlin, Co-founder of Tenfed shares his career path and advice on making a positive impact in your 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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