Type Archives: Workshop

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,

CV coaching UVM SI-MBA students in Burlington

Shannon is excited to return to Burlington to teach and coach her 30 students at the University of Vermont’s Sustainable Innovation MBA program on October 10 and 11.  Together we’ll be creating personal brands and CVs to enable the students to land their dream jobs.  

LinkedIn: Growing your influence and impact

LinkedIn is is one of the most powerful tools on the internet to build relationships, build networks, raise funding, and increase brand awareness. Join Shannon Houde this autumn in New York for this live workshop where you will: Unpack the top 5 tips about personal branding on LinkedIn Learn how to navigate LinkedIn and build your personal profile Walk through Shannon’s proprietary LinkedIn checklist & critique There’s no going back from LinkedIn, so don’t be left behind! Post workshop, join

Lunch break: Pitch your Purpose – Engage others in your “Why”

Have you fallen into the trap of answering the question, What do you do?, with your name, title and company name? 80% get trapped into this lazy answer. We forget to drill down on what issue we are trying to shape the world around. What do you really do? What do you really care about? Learn how telling a story with details and tangible analogies is what makes your “pitch” memorable. Walk away from this lunch break with solid answers