After recently meeting a fantastic HR Manager, one of their main priorities in their job search was to find a job that matters. They were keen to utilise their impressive skill set in a non-commercial setting and gain more than just a pay cheque. As we start to see a light at the end of what has been an exceptionally dark tunnel, I know that many other HR professionals are too questioning their career choices. Reflection can be very powerful and having our lives turned upside down has encouraged many of us to be part of communities that have real substance and value.
I am fortunate to partner with a vast array of not-for-profit organisations who may be unique in their offering, but all have the common objective of meeting their purpose and driving change. They are built on inspirational people, all from different backgrounds, each one with a story to tell that is highly motivating. Not only do these workplaces often give back to individuals and groups in need, but they also rely on employees with savvy business skills to help them make the biggest impact. In the traditional business world, we often see that employees are given a narrow set of tasks related to one area of business. Non-profits, on the other hand, typically rely on a smaller team of people to handle the workload, resulting in more variety for employees.
This sector requires dedicated individuals with true passion, could that be you? How gratifying to use your skills to earn a living while still feeling like you’ve contributed to the greater good. Are you ready to find real fulfilment from your career?
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