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international society of sustainability professionals – sustainability career series Impact career coach Shannon Houde, MBA, PCC, has a question for you: What is your day-to-day impact?  For many of us, our pursuit of a career in sustainability is anchored in the desire to do “good work” in a meaningful job that makes a difference in the world. But as Shannon’s book, Good Work, shows, we can lose sight of our initial dream in the daily grind in ways that lower

Turning Passion Into Profit: How To Land Your Dream Job

You already know your thing… the one that lights fire in your belly and ignites true determination, but you just haven’t quite landed the role that fits yet. In this session, corporate responsibility consultant and certified coach, Shannon Houde, will walk you through a step-by-step guide to securing your dream job with a purpose. From building your personal brand and defining your place in the market, to conquering the job hunt and being offered your perfect position, Shannon shares her invaluable insights and

Net Impact – Clarify your Purpose, Amplify your Impact

Join Net Impact and Shannon Houde from Walk of Life Coaching for an interactive career workshop aimed at helping you reconnect with your purpose and gain practical tools to go further towards creating a better world for you and others. Shannon will facilitate and guide attendees on strategies that can be used to articulate and position yourself to rise above the competition. Shannon will introduce her Dream Job Targeting tool and guide participants through a tool she refers to as the Impact Career Onion to help attendees discover

Navigating A Career Transition

Shannon is delighted to be joining EcoWomen Washington DC and Give Pulse for their Virtual Fall Workshop. She’ll be taking part in the break out session and delivering her expertise on mid-career transitions. Navigating a career transition – whether you’re just joining the workforce as a recent grad, switching sectors, returning to the workforce after a break in employment, or just looking for a change can be a challenge in any circumstance, and especially in an uncertain economic environment. This

Deep Dive into Sustainability Careers

Shannon is delighted to be featured in Net Impact Amsterdam’s ‘Impact from Home‘ series. Careers in sustainability are increasing in demand but how do you break in to this highly competitive market? What are companies looking for in employees and how do you set yourself apart? Shannon has over 15 years of experience helping graduates and professionals alike advance their impact careers. We will cover a wide range of topics from job trends to breaking through personal barriers that are

Impact Careers: The Landscape Right Now

Connect with Shannon Houde, a social impact career coach, for insight on what the impact career space looks like right now. How has COVID-19 shifted the social impact field and the ways companies are hiring? What skills do you need to stand out from the crowd when applying for roles? Join Shannon for an interactive session that will get you up to speed on current hiring trends and allows for ample Q&A time to ask all of your impact career-related

Tell Me About Yourself: Developing an Easy Answer to a Difficult Question

Are you working on an intro for your next project or venture? Getting the rust off of your networking skills? Or maybe you’re perfecting your “tell me about yourself” interview answer? During this session, you’ll have the stage for two minutes to practice your intro (or pitch) and receive encouraging and constructive feedback from leaders in business, sustainability, and entrepreneurship. In the process, you’ll also introduce yourself to the audience so that you can start connecting with like-minded people. You’ll

Virtual Career Workshop: Clarify your Purpose, Amplify your Impact

Imagine if you could get 24 of the world’s leading purpose coaches in one room… And get their best practical and personal guidance for getting (back) on purpose. You’d walk away with effective strategies, tools and techniques… You’d learn how to make small, consistent changes to move toward the life you really want… And you’d be able to move forward with clarity and confidence, even in times of uncertainty. That’s what you’ll get out of the On Purpose 2020 Virtual Summit. And

Career Workshop and Happy Hour: What’s Hot (and NOT) in the Sustainability Jobs Market

This workshop, hosted by ASU and Net Impact, will help you develop a strong understanding of the evolving sustainability jobs markets globally, hosted by recruiter and career coach, Shannon Houde who runs Walk of Life Coaching, the leading talent and career advisory service in the impact, sustainability, CR and international development sectors. It will give you the “secret intel” on the jobs market and the impact sector that you can’t easily find on your own. Drawing from the top white papers, reports,