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A Deep Dive Into Sustainability Careers

Careers in sustainability are increasing in demand but how do you break into this highly competitive market? What are companies looking for in employees and how do you set yourself apart? Whether you are new to sustainability, a recent graduate, looking to make a career change, or looking to advance your current career in sustainability, this discussion hosted by Net Impact Amsterdam is for you.   

A Deep Dive Into Sustainability Careers

Careers in sustainability are increasing in demand but how do you break into this highly competitive market? What are companies looking for in employees and how do you set yourself apart? Whether you are new to sustainability, a recent graduate, looking to make a career change, or looking to advance your current career in sustainability, this discussion hosted by Net Impact Amsterdam is for you.   

Video Tip: 3 Things That Make a Resilient Jobseeker

Listen to the pros/cons of a functional vs. chronological CV format and get ready to group your achievements into skill categories!

Video Tip: Being a Job Seeker in Uncertain Times

Listen to the pros/cons of a functional vs. chronological CV format and get ready to group your achievements into skill categories!

Shannon Houde on AI and sustainability jobs

WorkingNation interviewed leaders in sustainability at the GreenBiz 20 Conference in Arizona as part of their #WorkingNationOverheard campaign. Shannon Houde is the founder of Walk of Life Coaching, the first international career development and talent advisory business focused on the sustainability, CSR and impact sectors. In this clip, Shannon talks about artificial intelligence as a job or career game-changer. “Something to be aware of if you’re getting into sustainability and interested in technology,” Shannon tells us, “is definitely AI.” Shannon’s passion

Video: Top Three Recruiter Tips for Interviewing

Shannon shares her 3 top tips for preparing for interviews:   You can watch more video tips here.

Video Blog: CV / Resume – Functional or Chronological?

Listen to the pros/cons of a functional vs. chronological CV format and get ready to group your achievements into skill categories!

Video tip: Walk me through your resume

There is one question you will always get asked in an interview, and it is the easiest one to muck up: Walk me through your resume…

Video tip: Help (not hurt) your brand with smart LinkedIn choices

A picture is worth a thousand words. Is it worth your dream job too? Don’t get passed up for an interview because you’ve neglected to showcase your best self on LinkedIn. Here’s two quick tips to craft a smart LinkedIn profile TODAY!

Video tip: Practice mindfulness by using your tongue

Let’s eat chocolate! Wait, let’s do more than just eat chocolate. Why don’t you join me in savoring chocolate, this moment, and the rest of your day. Practice mindfulness by using your tongue: Practice mindfulness by using your tongue from Walk of Life Consulting on Vimeo.

Video tip: Become a thought leader in seconds

Ready to break into the impact sector? Use content you are passionate about & your social media channels to put your stake in the ground as a thought leader:

Video tip: This week, take my empathy challenge!

It’s difficult for many people to just listen. We tend to problem solve or project our fears, ideas, and ego instead of responding with clarity about what we’ve just heard. This week, challenge yourself to practice empathy by pausing and reconnecting before trying to find a solution. 

Video tip: Resilient leadership: How to avoid employee burn out

Stress is inherent, but you have the power to decrease employee burn out and improve resiliency by practicing mindfulness.

Throwback: Business can save the world

People are business and people are what can and should ‘save the world’. That was my message at the Cambridge International Development Conference where we discussed the ethics of international development and business. In my speech on responsible business I put forward the five key skills that champions for sustainable development will need to be the change: People skills outside of silos Change leadership Systems thinking Partnership building Innovation Watch my video below and let me know if you agree.

Video blog: Innovate from within your company

The new job title for innovators within companies is: Corporate Social Entrepreneurs or Intrapreneurs. Learn more about what they do and how you can make a career change using your innovation skills in this video blog.   For some bespoke advice on career change navigation and personal positioning, contact me for a 30-minute initial consultation.

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