Blog Posts in Trends and News

  • Your 2015 Summer Impact Reading List

    Net Impact summer books

    Books about business innovation? Check. Creativity? Check. The meaning of life? Yep. Racism and feminism? Definitely. Literary memoirs and poetry? Yes, that too. We asked our staffers what books have made a positive impact on them, whether the book affected their view of the workplace or the world. Our list is a mix of new books and all-time favorites, and we hope you enjoy them as much as we have. Business innovation? Check. Creativity? Check. The meaning of life? Yep. Racism and feminism? Definitely. Literary memoirs and poetry? Yes, that too. We asked our staffers what books have made a positive impact on them, whether the book affected their view of the workplace or the world. - See more at: https://netimpact.org/blog/your-2015-summer-impact-reading-list#sthash.O... ...Read More »

  • News You Can Use: The Secret Sauce to Sustainability

    In this month’s edition of News You Can Use, we break down the "secret sauce" that’s made many social entrepreneurs, corporate social responsibility efforts, and impact leaders successful. We’ve got the tips and lessons -- from net neutrality to networking -- to help you be extraordinary. ...Read More »

  • Year in Review: Emerging Trends & Surprising Stats

    It's amazing what happens when you gather some of the world's leaders in impact issues and ask them a few questions. This year, we asked our conference speakers which emerging trends and surprising stats stand out to them in each of their fields. They had a lot to say, and we're feeling more informed (and more ready to change the world) than ever... ...Read More »

  • Top Impact Conferences on Our Wish List

    Top Impact Conferences on Our Wish List

    Conferences are a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and keep up with the latest trends in your field. But with so many to choose from these days, how do you pick the one (or more) to attend that will benefit you and your career path the most? Here’s a list of upcoming impact conferences on our own wish list, ranging in focus from sustainability to social enterprise. ...Read More »

  • Net Impact Staffers Talk About Heroes

    If you could spend 15 minutes with any impact hero, who would you choose? We recently asked Net Impact staffers to answer that question, and we love the wide array of people they mentioned. Our list includes a social sector innovator, an artist, a young activist, and a legend.  ...Read More »

  • Top Impact Tweets from the Summer

    As Net Impact's social media manager, part of my day-to-day includes keeping a finger of the pulse of, well, you. Our members come to us for a number of different resources: our job board, tips on making an impact in their career, and inspiration to change the world, to name a few. Given this broad spectrum, it comes as no surprise to me that our top five tweets from the summer so far come from a wide range of topics, from startup collaborations to sustainable development. ...Read More »

  • Impact Careers: 5 Trends to Fill You with Confidence

    Sustainable Careers

    We’re always thinking about the key issues surrounding impact careers, but never more so than when we’re planning our annual conference – an event that offers plenty of opportunities to learn how to navigate the impact job market, whether you’re just starting out or you're a lifer looking for a change.  So, as conference preparations kick into top gear, it’s recently been a topic of considerable interest around the office. In our most recent research, we found unequivocal stats and data trends to show that the field remains a space full of opportunity, growth and optimism. If you're interested in impact careers, these five trends will fill you with confidence: ...Read More »

  • Change That’s Powered by Diversity

    Symantec and Net Impact

    How a partnership between Net Impact and Symantec is creating a more inclusive network. Diversity and inclusion are essential to creating a truly sustainable future. That's why Net Impact partnered with Symantec Corporation on an important project this year to increase the diversity of our network and bring new opportunities to students in Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and women's colleges. ...Read More »

  • Your Summer Impact Reading List

    Summer reading

    Looking for something to read while sunbathing and sipping daiquiris this summer? Whatever the season has in store for you, we hope you’ll find plenty of opportunities to kick back with a book. To complement the more traditional lists of beach reading suggestions, our staff put together a list of impact-related titles. We like a good mystery as much as the next person, but we can never get enough of inspiring reads like these. Innovation ...Read More »

  • Three Lessons Learned From Startups

    The nonprofit sector has definitely come under examination in the last few years. From the increased focus on talent development, to the TED manifesto on warped charity perceptions, to the catchy Tumblr that brought to life nonprofit workers’ deepest frustrations: The social sector is finally in the limelight. Some would say part of this change is attributed to the Lean Impact movement. ...Read More »

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