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  • Would you give half your salary away to charity?
  • Would you give half your salary away to charity?
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CASE STUDY

80,000 hours: career coaching for ethically minded go-getters

Over 70% of students think having a job where they can make an impact is essential to their happiness, but many people joining the workforce are under a lot of financial strain. Can career-coaching organisation 80,000 Hours convince ethically minded Millennials to ‘earn to give’?

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When Millennials pull together a CV to apply for a job, it tends to include the things they’ve achieved and are most proud of. Extra-curricular activities like being captain of the school basketball team; details of their top university grades, and a list of the obscure companies they’ve interned at usually make an appearance.

But a new section is becoming an increasingly important part of young people’s résumés – volunteer, charity or social work. While this may be about standing out in a tough job market, it’s also a reflection of young people’s shifting attitudes towards what they ...

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