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.
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 […]
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 […]
Five Unique Do-Good Questions Employers Need to Ask in Job Interviews (+ insights from expert recruiters!)
Unique interview questions help you probe beneath the surface to get the valuable knowledge you require to make the best decision during the hiring process. Anissa reached out to some Do Good recruiters to find out what are some of the unique questions they like to ask interviewees and the reasoning and thought behind the questions.
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 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 […]
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.
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.