Blog Posts in Job Search

  • 4 Reasons Why This Leading Career Coach Attends the Net Impact Conference Every Year

    Shannon Houde, Walk of Life Coaching

    Our team recently caught up with Shannon Houde, a longtime advisor and friend of Net Impact, and owner of Walk of Life Coaching, the leading talent and career advisory service in the impact and sustainability sectors. Here, she shares why she comes back to the Net Impact Conference year after year, how students and professionals can make the most of their Conference experience, and why it’s one of the best investments anyone can make in their social impact career. ...Read More »

  • Creating a New Standard for Doing Well While Doing Good

    "How do I find a job in sustainability?” 

    That’s the #1 question I get asked when teaching or coaching emerging leaders and young professionals. It’s the wrong question. The right question is, “How do I make my job about sustainability?”  I often see professionals struggling with this dilemma: smart, well-intentioned people who want to be successful, make a decent living, and feel valued, but also have a disquieting feeling that the work they do does not address the most important problems in the world. In fact, it may actually, if unwittingly, contribute to them. Is it possible to do well and do good in your day job? The answer is “Yes!” but not with “Business-As-Usual.”    ...Read More »

  • Finding a STEM Career with Impact

    Careers in STEM

    Our team met up with Aimee Hood, Regulatory and Scientific Engagement Lead at Bayer, to discuss finding a STEM career with impact, her path to a career with Bayer, her current work, and more.    ...Read More »

  • Navigate Your Next Networking Event with Ease

    5 tips to help you navigate your next networking event

    There is a reason why “networking” appears on every list of job search tips; because it is extremely important - but that doesn’t mean it’s always easy. Networking is a skill, and as such it does require a little preparation and practice. As always, we're here to help. ...Read More »

  • Tailor your formal bio for LinkedIn

    Take your formal bio and transform it into something smart-casual that’s just right for LinkedIn.

    Just as each social media service has its own role in job searches, each has its own biography requirements. Here’s how to take your formal bio and transform it into something smart-casual that’s just right for LinkedIn. ...Read More »

  • Top questions to ask in a job interview

    Nail any impact sector interview with insightful questions.

    Career coach Shannon Houde shares her top questions to ask your impact sector interviewer. ...Read More »

  • 5 Ways Being Kind Can Help Your Career

    Here's five ways that being kind can benefit and advance your career from guest blogger, Maile Proctor.

    Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or you want to climb the corporate ladder, we present five ways kindness can help your career.  ...Read More »

  • Jump start your job search this holiday season

    Five tips to help you get a jump start on your holiday job search

    We've got your job search checklist for the holidays! ...Read More »

  • The 2016 Net Impact Conference - Three Days of Inspiration and Impact

    Each fall Net Impact hosts a national conference to activate a movement for those who want to change the world. The 2016 Net Impact Conference convened over 2,400 student and professionals to “make history” and allowed attendees to not only shape their future, but also the world.  ...Read More »

  • Day 2 of the 2016 Net Impact Conference

    The second day of the 2016 Net Impact Conference featured two keynote sessions and twice the fun! Catch up on the day's events and make sure to live stream our thrid and final day. ...Read More »


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