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Be kind, rewind

Reflecting on the previous year entails examining the highs and lows, wins and defeats, and evaluating them in order to enhance one’s overall performance in the coming year.

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What Makes a Job ‘Good’?

A question we often get asked at Do Good Jobs, from employers and job seekers, is how we decide which jobs are ‘good’ and whether we let ‘just anyone’ list with us.

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The #1 Way to Reduce Stress is….Planning

This article is about planning and how it may assist you to be more productive and less stressed in your everyday routines. It can assist you in embracing planning and creating plans that work for you so that you can live a less stressful life.

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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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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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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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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, […]

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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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.

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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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Five ways to get more done at work + move the needle for your cause

Is your workday often spiraling out of control? Do you usually start each day with a plan to get so much done, but then become distracted, and ends up on procrastinating? Julia shares her key learnings that can help you overcome your multi-tasking habits, and boost your productivity.

Do Good Chat: How to Become a For-Purpose Leader (with Amy Tea)

If you are wanting to make a move up the leadership ladder, or wanting to switch sectors from the corporate world to a do-good role, watch this Do Good Live Q+A with recruiting expert Amy Tea (Amy Tea recruitment). Amy and her team focus on Executive Leadership recruitment – with a commitment to social good. […]