Joining a not for profit board can be a great opportunity to both boost your personal development and give back to your community. But here are some things to consider before you join.
The topic of this month’s blog is the three primary reasons for a disconnection between the Board of Directors and management, as well as what steps may be made to establish synergy and begin to form a good partnership.
More employers are experiencing fewer applications on their vacancies. So how to attract talents in such a candidate’s market? Here are tips to overcome the challenges and to make your hiring more effective.
We’ve found the perfect person to spotlight during Mental Health Awareness Week – People & Organisational Development Manager at Mental Health Foundation, Lucy Boomer. Lucy has been part of the Do Good Jobs community for years, in her People and Culture role at Greenpeace and as a founding member in our Purpose-Driven Productivity course in […]
The Well – is a mental health gym – and will help your well-being become a weekly habit with a focus on relaxation, reflection, connection and expression.
Each team member’s mental wellness is critical to the success of your organisation. Leaders at all levels must make a conscious effort to improve their teams’ mental health on a regular basis.
To have the biggest effect at work — and to feel the most fulfilled — we must tap into the underlying meaning of our work.
Join us LIVE on Wednesday 29th September, 2.30PM. Streamed on YouTube – Hit “Set reminder” here to be notified when we go live, or join us on Linkedin. Join us LIVE on Wednesday at 2.30pm On this Do Good Live Chat Julia is chatting with Kate Milburn, an organisational psychologist at Umbrella, an organisation […]
Many employees believe it is impolite to discuss pay at work; in certain cases, it is against company policy. But, for the most part, it makes people feel uneasy. Keeping a toe in the market is the greatest approach to figure out what you’re worth.
Employees should be appropriately compensated. One of the most efficient methods to accomplish this is through salary transparency.
How are you feeling about your job and career at the moment? Feel stuck in a rut, wondering what the heck you are doing and need a way out – or a way forward? Or just keen to re-connect with the passion that got you into your current job in the first place. In this […]
The issue of salary is frequently a riddle—a frustrating cat-and-mouse game between recruiters and jobseekers. It does not have to be this way.
Workplace emotional culture has a significant impact on what it’s like to work at a given company. We believe that if you want to ensure that your change projects succeed, that your teams are engaged, productive, and resilient, and that your working relationships are marked by trust, empathy, and respect, you must pay attention to and understand your organization’s emotional culture.
These are the several approaches you can take to figure out your personality type. You can then use the knowledge obtained from these tests to improve your performance in your job applications.
When Shelterbox New Zealand advertised for the Fundraising and Marketing Manager position our interest was piqued. It’s an interesting proposition, to be based in NZ but essentially supporting aid and development work internationally. With Shelterbox, that support is wherever disaster has struck. Scrolling down the posts on Shelterbox NZ’s Facebook page / website is to […]
By Julia Capon BEWARE, this is puns a-plenty, but carries a serious message. When we did our recent jobseeker survey 12% of people said they left their last job because of the lack of organisational culture. Work well-being is fast becoming a top priority for employees! We strongly believe that bringing people together for non-work […]
During a job interview, you’re seeking for the greatest new team member you can find, and the person being interviewed wants to create the best first impression possible. Here are some questions and topics that you should not ask and should carefully avoid in order to safeguard job seekers from discrimination.
Let’s look at some of the tricky and challenging job interview questions and how to respond to them like a pro and make the most of any difficult questions that come your way.
The Do Good Jobs team has grown recently, so this month we’re featuring Rhiannon Robinson, the new Do Good Jobs Business Development Manager. Rhiannon lights up explaining why she loves her job. Which, of course, is what Do Good Jobs is all about. On why, she says, “The opportunity to make amazing things happen in […]
At the present, there are a lot of job openings on the New Zealand market. As a jobseeker, learn how you can make the most of this candidate-driven, vacancy-filled market.