Girls on Boards: An Initiative to Give Young Women a Voice
As a University of Toronto Commerce student, Khadija Waseem was frustrated that her classes “encouraged young women to be in business, but you still don’t see them in decision-making spaces, and you don’t see them as the heads of organizations”. Born and raised in Toronto, as a hijab-wearing young woman …
Celebrating Right To Play Employees On International Women’s Day
Celebrating women’s achievements and taking action for equality is something that Right To Play does every day. They play to give girls a voice and empower them to claim their rights to equality, education, dignity and safety. This International Women’s Day we’re celebrating two Right To Play employees, Tanya Phillipps …
Aligning Values With Work. An Interview with Naomi Morenzoni, Vice President of Philanthropy Strategy at Salesforce.org
Naomi Morenzoni, Vice President, Philanthropy Strategy at Salesforce.org and Evangelist for Pledge 1% Naomi leads Salesforce.org’s efforts to encourage and enable companies to adopt an integrated philanthropy model, in which 1% product, 1% equity and 1% time are dedicated to improving communities around the world. She also heads Salesforce’s strategic …
5 Meaningful Job Search Hacks for the New Year
As we enter into a new decade, you may have an itch to pursue a new career path or explore new opportunities. Whatever your reason may be, we want to support you in your job search. To help you, here are 5 simple tips on how to better streamline your …
Kale lover turned sustainability entrepreneur – Conner Tidd, Just Vertical
1. Introduction: My name is Conner Tidd, sustainability entrepreneur and lover of kale. My real passion lies in creating a global shift in the way we view our food production system and grow our food. I’ve traveled the world from Geneva to Taiwan, studying and meeting with leaders from different …
The Intersection of Profit, Purpose and Talent. What It Means to Job Seekers Looking for Meaningful Work: Imagine Canada Study
The 2019 Corporate Community Investment Report by Imagine Canada – Profit, Purpose, and Talent: Trends and Motivations in Corporate Giving & Volunteering, was released on November 12th, 2019. It brings to light that high levels of community engagement lead to long-term business advantages. In today’s workforce, it’s increasingly important for …
Liyah Babayan – a social entrepreneur, genocide survivor and refugee who’s changing the world!
A first generation entrepreneur, genocide survivor and refugee New American, Liyah Babayan has seen what it takes to survive. Liyah shares what she’s learned along the way and advice for others who want to make a difference.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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!
How to ask for a mental health accommodation at work
Where to start when you need a mental health accommodation at work!
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!
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.
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.
Founder and Creative Director, Melissa Orozco, shares just how PR has the ability to be used as a force for good
Melissa shares how she started Yulu PR and her advice for those looking to break into the corporate social impact space.
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.
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.