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You’ve found your WHY; now find your WHO

The greatest organisation for you is one that shares your values, goals, and work style, and there are things you can do to improve your chances of finding that organisation.

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Top Ten For-Purpose Dream Jobs

Working for a non-profit organization can be a thrilling experience. You’re part of a group of people that are passionate about making the world a better place, and each day is a step closer to that objective. Check out our guide to the top ten contemporary For-Purpose dream jobs and see if one of these jobs match your skills.

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Bring your for-purpose passion to that big interview: 5 tips from Do Good Jobs

If you’re considering of working for a not-for-profit organisation, you’re about to begin on a rewarding and exciting career path. Getting a job, which requires interview preparation, would most likely be the first difficulty. Probably the first challenge will be getting a job, which means preparing for the interview. As with any line of work, there are certain specifics to know when preparing for the job interview.

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The great opportunity for professional realignment

Whether you plan to leave your job in search of something better or stay put and negotiate for better terms, the tips in this blow will help you take advantage of the “Great Resignation” to improve your career – both in terms of how it fits you and how it contributes to the kind of world we’re trying to build back better.

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How to answer the “what is your expected salary” question

There may not be a more sensitive job interview question than “What is your expected salary?” Not only is it difficult for many individuals to talk about money, but giving the wrong answer might immediately eliminate you from consideration or force you to work for less than you deserve.

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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.