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) and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). I would like […]
By Rahul Balakrishnan As someone who has worked extensively in both the corporate sector and the social impact sector, I have found a common aspect that all organisations aspire for is – Employee Retention. However, in their efforts to ensure retention, organisations often miss out on working towards Employee Engagement. According to Wikipedia, an “engaged […]
By Surabhi Nijhawan Cambridge dictionary describes collaboration as ‘the situation of two or more people working together to create or achieve the same thing.’ A collaborative culture elevates productivity and helps in creating a healthier work environment. When great minds work together, innovation is at its best. Employees are able to utilise their individual strengths […]
By Surabhi Nijhawan In 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 conversations on social innovation have contributed to the trend. Similarly, degrees and courses focusing on development space have added to […]
Impact investments are investments made into companies, organisations, and funds with the intention to generate social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. Thus, impact investing challenges one of the biggest misconceptions about the social sector that argues that the sector only runs on charity or philanthropic donations.
In an increasingly chaotic world, there is no dearth of issues and problems. Thankfully, no dearth of opportunities for those who want to solve these problems and make the world a better place to live. The social sector is currently booming with several opportunities. There is something for everyone, provided you are driven with a sense of purpose to change the world! There are several reasons why you should consider a career in the social sector. Read on