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.
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.
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.
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. […]
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.
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.
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, […]
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.
Are you ready make a change in your career? If you want to find a job that will make you happy, the first step would be finding your ikigai. Learn how to find your ikigai in this article.