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Can we end awkward salary conversations?

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.

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Emotional Culture Deck: a new approach to organisation culture through the F* word {*Feelings}

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.

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Harnessing your superpowers

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.

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Chantelle Cobby – Doing what she loves with Shelterbox NZ

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 […]

Want a soup-erb way to bring people together?

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 […]

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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.

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