In our journey of working in the human capital landscape in the impact sector and interacting with a multitude of job seekers, we learned that there was a dearth of knowledge about the space. Many jobseekers shared that they were unaware as to how and if at all their skills were transferable to the sector. They had numerous questions about how and if the nonprofit sector was different... read more
By Anchal Kakkar
‘We want to create systemic change’. Almost all social impact organisations today, relate to this phrase. To create an impact in the society, it is no longer sustainable to work in isolation. One needs to collaborate and learn from each other.
To create this systemic... read more
By Aditi Agrawal
Ever since I did my Masters at the LSE in London, I dreamt of working for the United Nations. I was very fortunate to live this dream and experience working at two UN agencies i.e. the International Labour Organization (ILO)
The Delhi government has announced the Chief Minister’s Urban Leaders Fellowship Programme (CMULF). The fellowship aims to attract young leaders from across the country who can provide support in addressing significant urban challenges.
‘’Thrilled to announce the launch of Delhi CM’s Urban Leaders Fellowship Programme.... read more
Impact business is a rapidly growing movement focusing on finding sustainable solutions to neglected problems at all levels of the society, by creating and implementing innovative solutions to improve communities, and the lives of people.
The INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship Programme (ISEP), launched in 2006, is integrating cutting-edge theory... read more
In the past few years, there has been a rise in courses related to the development sector, especially for those who are looking to transition into the sector or searching for leadership opportunities in the space. While undergraduate and graduate degrees in social work have always existed, this article concentrates on specialised courses catering to the rising interest in understanding... read more
By Surabhi Nijhawan
In the recent years, the social sector has emerged as a popular career choice with an influx of professionals entering this workspace. Increased awareness about social impact, rising opportunities in social enterprises and social innovation along with degrees and courses focusing on the development space have contributed to this trend.
The start-up ecosystem is an exciting and enterprising place to be. However, young entrepreneurs and young organisations face a plethora of challenges to be addressed. One such challenge is the human capital challenge.
While finding, engaging and retaining the right talent is a task all organisations face; early stage enterprises, with greater... read more
By Anchal Kakkar & Surabhi Nijhawan
Have you ever wondered if you should put in that extra effort of working on a cover letter? Or if cover letters are essential, and whether hiring managers read them at all? Our answer is yes! A cover letter makes your profile stand out. And, if you are applying to a social sector organisation,... read more
By Ingrid Srinath
How often have you heard that nonprofits need to be “more business-like”? Or witnessed the awe that greets people who cross over from the private sector to a job in an NGO? Despite the global financial meltdown, relentless reports of corporate malfeasance and catastrophic breakdowns in governance at some of the most respected businesses, the corporate sector is continually held... read more