Blog Posts in Tips and Advice

  • Four Tips for Starting a Career in CSR

    Get a job in CSR

    This post is part of our ongoing impact career advice column. In this edition, longtime corporate social responsibility (CSR) leader Marcus Chung fields a question from our network. I'm graduating from Columbia this May and interested in entering the field of CSR. I've been unable to find many entry-level CSR positions and was hoping to get some advice as to how one can enter the field. Thank you! -ALLIE ...Read More »

  • Change for Good in 2016

    It’s that time of year.  New Year’s Resolutions are everywhere: in your inbox, on your favorite website, in texts from your friends. You may have even made one yourself.  Here at Net Impact we know you can do well and do good. We say forget about your New Year’s Resolution and try a New Year’s Revolution! Read on to learn more! ...Read More »

  • No, Really: How Do I Find My Passion?

    We hear from many of you who want to know: With so many options, how do I choose the right career path for me? How do I find meaningful work that makes the most of my talents and leaves me feeling fulfilled? How do I find my passion? We’ve pulled together a few of our favorite resources to help you explore those questions, and maybe even find some answers. ...Read More »

  • Fact or Fallacy: Every CSR Pro Needs an MBA

    MBA CSR

    This post is part of our ongoing impact career advice column. In this edition, longtime corporate social responsibility (CSR) leader Marcus Chung fields a question from our network. Advice for a successful CSR career path without an MBA What career path advice would you give non-MBAs who want to enter the CSR field? What do they need to show and do in order to compensate for, or perhaps highlight, their non MBA background? Thank you. - Nathan ...Read More »

  • Four Ways to Plot an Impact Career Focused on Investing

    This post is part of our ongoing impact career advice column. In this edition, impact investing expert R. Paul Herman fields a question from our network about how to start a career in impact investing with no finance experience. ...Read More »

  • Impact Career Advice: How to Translate Your Skills for a New Field

    This post is part of our ongoing impact career advice column. In this edition, longtime impact expert and career coach Shannon Houde tackles a question from our network. ...Read More »

  • Surprising Tips for Networking and Changing the World

    Most of us have been trained to be proactive about changing the world, but these experts have helpful advice about when to slow down and quiet down as well. In this installment of interviews with successful social entrepreneurs, Jonathan Lewis at Café Impact asks key questions: How do you plan ahead and network to land the job you want? How can you prepare now to succeed once you get it? And is it possible that a tattoo could help along the way? (Watch the third video for that tidbit.) ...Read More »

  • Advice for Would-Be Impact Investors Without a Finance Degree

    This post is part of our ongoing impact career advice column. In this edition, impact investing expert R. Paul Herman fields a question from our network. ...Read More »

  • Three Tips for Graduates: How to Navigate What Comes Next

    Whoa. Graduation is looming and you’ve got a ton of end-of-semester activities to tackle, not to mention family descending on campus to wish you well as you move into a new chapter of your life. But hard as it might be to fathom, now’s the time to focus on what comes next – because a good transition plan can set you on the right post-graduation path. Here's some advice to get you started. ...Read More »

  • Stress-Free Sustainability: 7 Questions with Adam Hammes

    An independent sustainability consultant, Adam Hammes has traveled the world as an environmental educator and leadership trainer, living and working in seven countries on four continents. Now based in America's heartland, he helps businesses from local restaurant chains to international media companies tackle sustainability issues. He also coaches sustainability professionals around the world and speaks at conferences on stress-free sustainability. ...Read More »

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