We are honoured to have Katie Kross write us a guest blog on sustainability career paths. A revised version of her book, Purpose & Passion, gets released this month.
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There are so many books out there for jobseekers, career changers and ‘what should I do with my life’-ers that it can feel overwhelming! Throw a green, sustainability, social impact, or corporate responsibility lens into the mix, and it’s even tougher. In today’s blog, the theme is ‘What should I do when I want to do everything?’ Below are my reviews of two books for anyone asking this question.
Selling yourself on paper – whether through the traditional CV or on LinkedIn – is a skill in itself, but wowing the interview panel and making a strong impression in person is a different challenge altogether. Which is why you should take a strategic approach.
Sometimes our craving for something new and unknown is what keeps us from feeling happy with what we have. But while it is important to resist the urge for change simply for change’s sake, it is equally important to continue challenging ourselves in order to grow professionally, and thereby feel happy.
To help you navigate the job search slalom, I’ve selected the best sites on the internet for corporate responsibility, sustainability, environmental, social enterprise, international development and NGO vacancies.
My recent ‘Get Focussed, Get results!’ webinar with Net Impact was all about turning passion and personal criteria into dream jobs through focused mapping and you can watch it here.
If the New Year has got you thinking about overhauling your career – whether it’s a sideways move to a different sector, a push for a higher-level position at a new company, or a complete professional U-turn – you’ll be needing a strategy. As I regularly tell my clients and the audiences at my speaking events, dream jobs don’t just land in your lap. It’s all very well sitting at your desk daydreaming about a new start in a perfect