Top 7 secrets of a successful CV to land you that dream CSR career
The ultimate tips for creating a winning resume and how best to tell your story in 1 page!
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 …
People, Culture and Purpose. Raad Seraj, Client Success Manager, shares his unique career journey and why he values working at Benevity
Finding a way to combine multiple passions and interests can be a challenging task. This international student from Bangladesh has done that and so much more in his 15 years in Canada – from cancer research, cofounding a tech startup, consulting at a globally renowned innovation hub and even hosting …
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 …
How to match your personal image to the social impact job you want
It’s important that your overall image matches your career goals, especially when trying to get a social impact job. It’s your responsibility to show your commitment to improving the world we live in and to prove your value to the organization. Here are three things you need to work on …
Sometimes we could all use a little help
Ever thought to ask someone else for help? Ever heard of a career coach?
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 …
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!
13 tips for staying motivated in your CSR career!
What you need to know in order to stay motivated in your purpose career and when it’s time for a career switch. Here’s the best advice gathered from industry experts.
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…
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.
How being kind to others benefits you mentally
The mental health benefits behind saying Thank You!
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.
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.
5 social impact careers you may not have known existed
All the information you need about social impact careers and CSR jobs.
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 …
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 …