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Steps towards a career transition

by Shannon Houde

What scares you about a career transition? What is your one main fear that is holding you back from taking the first step towards sustainability? Or you have already decided to change but you have so many burning questions about career transitions and the sustainability market that you don’t know where to go from here?

Shannon Houde provided hands-on tips and strategies to get a job in Corporate Responsibility (CR) in an interactive webinar in partnership with the ICRS. She presented insights on how to break into the CR sector or to gain a competitive edge for the jobs market. The other two invited guests, Julie Pike, Partner at Carnstone Partners, and Emma Cooke, Head of CR at Herbert Smith Freehills, guided the audience through their personal stories including the barriers and challenges they had to face in successfully crossing over sectors.

Shannon provided a deeper understanding of

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  • how to stay up-to-date in the sustainability market,
  • the importance of mapping skills for each application, and
  • key skills the sustainability market is looking for.

Finally Shannon left listeners with six practical steps to follow to start your change today towards a prosperous impact career.

Listen to the full recording here.

Photo by hrohmann, via Pixabay

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