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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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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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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The power of community – an interview with Ryan Collins-Swartz, Social Impact Manager

Ryan Collins-Swartz, Social Impact Manager at Tapestry Community Capital shares his career path and insights on the future of community bonds.

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5 social impact careers you may not have known existed

All the information you need about social impact careers and CSR jobs.

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Fatima Crerar: A day in the life of a Senior Manager of Social Impact

Fatima shares her typical day, what CSR means at ecobee and insights on what it takes to work in corporate social impact.  Aim high, always. This is one of Fatima Crerar’s work/life philosophies and a great guiding principle for all of our careers. We first met Fatima a few years ago …

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A Leadership Story. Meet Jennifer Jones, President at Toronto Public Library Foundation

As children we’re taught the tale about the tortoise and the hare. Jennifer Jones’ story reminds us of the moral of that tale: slow and steady still wins the race. Jennifer shares that it took her over a decade of living and working in various countries across different companies and industries to …

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How a philosophy degree led to a thriving social enterprise: Ryan Turnbull, Founder and President at Eco-Ethonomics

An interview with the founder and President of Eco-Ethonomics, a consulting firm specializing in applied ethics, social innovation and social impact.

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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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Exploring the impact sector down under

G’day mate. The classic Australian greeting is instantly recognizable and universally known. But what if I mentioned STREAT or Wildwon, or maybe Australian Ethical. Not nearly as recognizable but these are all Aussie companies that are trailblazing the impact sector Down Under. On a recent trip to Australia I had the opportunity …

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37 search term ideas for jobs with impact

Perhaps now more than ever, it’s critical that we stay committed to using our skills for good (and maybe even encouraging others to join us). Some may feel the system is broken, our problems too large or maybe just that it feels pointless. But as Leonard Cohen poetically said “there’s a crack in …

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Krista Pawley the Principal of Culture and Reputation Architect at Imperative Impact

With boundless energy, Krista Pawley is leading an interesting career in the impact space. She has held leadership roles in government, non-profit and the private sector. Her breadth of experience gives her a unique perspective on the opportunities and challenges in the space and has led her to create Imperative Impact- a …

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Top 5 quotes for finding meaningful work

Are you looking for meaningful work but wondering where to start? The impact professionals we’ve interviewed have been there, and they’ve come out the other side with a job, a purpose, and a paycheque. Wondering how they did it? We’ve compiled the top 5 quotes from our interviews on advice …

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Where are they now? An update on the careers of 3 impact professionals

Career paths in social impact are non-linear and non-traditional. The diversity of skills needed to work in the space naturally make purpose driven professional more versatile and that allows for a range of possible career paths. More traditional career progression (junior analyst to analyst to senior analyst etc.) is less common in social impact, and …

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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.

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