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When interviewing candidates, is it okay to ask…

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.

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Good work stories: Rhiannon Robinson – The People Powerhouse

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 […]

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Bring your volunteers out of the shadows

Volunteers are an important part of any non-profit organisation’s workforce. With so much emphasis on volunteer programs, here are some recommendations for implementing smart volunteer management techniques to boost volunteer retention and effectively manage your volunteer workforce.

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Resigning from a Volunteer Role

When you decide to leave your volunteer role or want to quit, consider these pieces of advice on how to gracefully exit the position. You’re probably wondering how much of a difference it’ll make.

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Good work stories: From Hair Stylist to Earth Care Advocate

An interview with Sonja Urban, Conservation Officer at Conservation Volunteers Aotearoa Sonja was a hair stylist for years. In the salon she was known for having conversations with clients around sustainability, environment and politics – not your salon usual! It came as no surprise to her friends that she’s now working in the Do-Good sector. […]

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De-stressing the R-word

How should you deliver the message of redundancy to your employee? This article will discuss ways to minimise the stress caused for departing employees, support them in focusing on the future and reduce the risk of low morale across your organisation.

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Redundancy – from Whoa to Go

Being made redundant can be one of the toughest challenges of your working life. There are ways though to transform a negative experience into a positive one. Redundancy can also be a key turning point in your career.

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Do Good Chats: How to love Mondays

Do you suffer from a case of the Monday morning blues? Wondering if there’s more to life than this? Maybe you already work in the for-purpose space, and while you have purpose in your work, the passion and happiness you used to feel in your role has faded? This month I talk with Jess Stuart, […]

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How to hire on values

Your organisation’s values are the core principles that direct your team’s culture and priorities. In line with this, hiring employees based on these values helps you recruit employees that integrates faster and are more productive on your team.

Do Good Chats: Expert’s tips on writing a standout CV

CV writing is an art that literally pays when you get it right! This month I talk with Ben Shaw from Successful Resumes who has helped craft over 2,200 CVs over the past few years for clients from all around New Zealand, across every sector. He knows a thing or two about what NOT to […]

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Good work stories: From the Boardroom to the Beach

An interview with Josh Borthwick, CEO Sustainable Coastlines Ever been for a walk on a beautiful beach, only to find the moment ruined by cigarette butts, or worse? Water safety warnings have been in the news again this summer. The Auckland Council’s Safeswim website map is regularly covered in red crosses that come with the […]

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Key Must Have Components for your CV

A winning CV is the way you will get noticed by employers, and land job interviews. But what should you include in a CV? Here’s everything you need to include in your CV to be successful and wow your future employer.

Do Good Chats: How to become an impact driven entrepreneur

Do-good work is not restricted to the charity sector. There are opportunities to create a positive impact through using business as a force for good too. Julia chats with Paul Kerssens, co-founder of Impact Hub Waikato, about their programmes to inspire, enable and connect people using business as a force for good. We also discuss […]

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Capacity Building in 2021

The world and workplace is constantly changing. As an employer, you should not allow employees and their skills to cease to progress. Here are ways on how you can foster and build human capacity in your organisation.

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Three Ways to Break Free of Your Career Funk

It happens to nearly all of us at some point when we feel stuck in a career rut. Before you look for greener pastures, try to explore how you can improve your current situation by implementing these steps on assessing your career.

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Collaborate, Merge or……

Some considerations for nonprofits who are figuring out how to survive this year through collaboration or merging. They can join together other organisations and take even bigger strides in improving their community and the world.

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