Every time I hear that a company is looking to hire a CSR person or I hear someone say they are looking for a CSR job, I want to bang my head in a wall…HARD! Not because I think it is a futile endeavor, not by a long shot; my self-destructive behavior is driven by the knowledge that both parties are shooting in the dark, on a moving train. By only looking for people with CSR experience, companies are depriving themselves of talent that could be a great fit for CSR, yet never worked in that role. Similarly, people who despair because they believe they have no experience to land a job in this particular niche may be missing out on many opportunities that could use similar strengths or could potentially turn into a CSR function.
Below are 5 ways you can put your strengths on your resume in a way that portrays are a good fit for a CSR Sustainability related role. Continue reading