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Joining a not for profit board

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.

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Leading with Aroha – Lucy Boomer

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 […]

How to Develop An Employee Wellbeing Strategy to Thrive

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 […]

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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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