Impactpool launches green office management policy to minimize negative environmental impact

Posted by Henrik Ryden on May 28, 2019

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Impactpool grows faster than any Impact career platform on earth. Positive impact is in our DNA. We aim to contribute to positive Impact in every decision we take. Our HQ is located in Södermalm, the South Island of Stockholm and our objective is to have an as small-as-possible negative environmental impact footprint. Impactpool aims to always choose locations that allow staff and visitors to use environmental friendly commute to and from the office. All decisions to be made must take into account that the option generates the lowest possible emission of CO2 and greenhouse gases (GHG) and the least negative impact on our environment.

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Topics: Insider, Innovation

Are women paying a higher price for a UN career?

Posted by Henrik Ryden on Jun 12, 2017

In late 2016 Impactpool sent out a survey to former and current United Nations staff members. All candidates had started their UN career at a junior staff position (P1 or P2) during the past 25 years. With this survey, we wanted to find out what successful UN staff members have in common, and we discovered that there is a lot.

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Topics: Insider, Recruitment, Gender Parity

Why UNV is the key to gender parity at the UN

Posted by Henrik Ryden on May 27, 2017

Impactpool's most recent talent survey shows that women who served as an UN Volunteer before their first UN staff position are close to 70% more likely to stay in the UN system compared with colleagues not having any previous UN Volunteer experience. In this article we present data that shows how reaching gender parity at UNV will benefit the whole UN system.

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Topics: Insider, Social sourcing, Gender Parity, Talent Retention

International Organizations place their staff away from Hardship

Posted by Henrik Ryden on May 23, 2017
According to The U.N.'s refugee agency the number of displaced people is at its highest ever, surpassing even post-World War II numbers. In our yearly vacancy location study, we looked into where most jobs in International Organizations are located, and the result was neither what we hoped for nor expected.
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Topics: Insider, Recruitment, Talent Acquisition

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