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Get focused to get results: 3 Steps to your dream job at NI18

Many of you are getting ramped up to attend Net Impact’s annual conference this autumn. You may also be considering launching or shifting your careers in the impact sector. We all want the job search process to be easy. We want to just be able to hop on the web, look at the job boards, find a job that looks interesting, apply to it, land the interview and, most importantly, get the job offer. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work that way.

By Shannon Houde
Get focused to get results: 3 Steps to your dream job at NI18

Many of you are getting ramped up to attend Net Impact’s annual conference this autumn. You may also be considering launching or shifting your careers in the impact sector. We all want the job search process to be easy. We want to just be able to hop on the web, look at the job boards, find a job that looks interesting, apply to it, land the interview and, most importantly, get the job offer. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work that way.

By Shannon Houde
5 Reasons why our online course will point you to Purpose

You asked, we answered: affordable and accessible career coaching has claimed its spot within Walk of Life. Whether you’re changing careers, returning to the workforce, or feeling engulfed in career fog without purpose, here’s why our online course should be at the top of your priority list: We’ve done most of the work for you Get our proprietary toolkit – created after a 20-year career as a recruiter, CR consultant and business strategist, I’ve seen all the mistakes that jobseekers make

By Shannon Houde
Staying inspired after Net Impact

At the 24th Net Impact Conference 2016 we saw 2,400 committed change leaders brought together to discuss how to drive positive impact around the world. And just as I felt a few days before at the BSR conference in Manhattan, I left the conference inspired to continue facilitating the career growth of these impact- driven professionals and Masters students. In the wake of the presidential election, I’ve been thinking a lot about each of us needs to protect and foster

By Shannon Houde
What’s impacting this November

This November I’ll be hosting free 1-1 workshops at two leading impact events. Read on and join me for one or both!

By Shannon Houde
Webinar: How to land an impact job you love

Making a career switch and searching for “the right job” can be a challenging and nebulous process. Recently, Shannon participated in Net Impact’s webinar on Making the Career Switch: How to Land an Impact Job You Love with Moving World’s CEO Mark Horoszowski. Listen below to dispel some myths about how to find a career that you truly love. Both Shannon and Mark will be presenting at the Net Impact conference this fall.

By Shannon Houde
Network at events for maximum impact

Network at events for great opportunities to develop new relationships and broaden business networks. If you’re looking to make a career move into sustainability, corporate responsibility or the impact economy, in-person networking remains the best way to convert potential opportunities into real jobs. There is just no way around that. Below are a few tips on how you may be able to improve your skills to “work the room.” Preparation Do your research! Before you even set foot in the door

By Shannon Houde
Shannon enters Net Impact & Toyota’s Personal Impact Competition

Net Impact & Toyota have teamed up to create a personal impact award. Five winners will be chosen based on their commitment to change, as told through a 60-second video entry. We know the competition is fierce out there today with so many people doing great work on social change. We have our fingers crossed, but good luck to all entrants! Net Impact & Toyota’s Personal Impact Competition Entry from Walk of Life Consulting on Vimeo.

By Shannon Houde