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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
To have the biggest effect at work — and to feel the most fulfilled — we must tap into the underlying meaning of our work.
How are you feeling about your job and career at the moment? Feel stuck in a rut, wondering what the heck you are doing and need a way out – or a way forward? Or just keen to re-connect with the passion that got you into your current job in the first place. In this […]
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.
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, […]
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.
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.
What are the trends and needs in the not-for-profit that job seekers should cultivate to become suitable this 2021. Find out what this sector will be looking for their potential hires this year.
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 you want an (almost) guaranteed way to break into the not-for-profit sector? One that often doesn’t require a formal qualification, is ALWAYS in demand, has limitless potential for the right people, attractive salary packages, is dynamic and has the potential to make an ENORMOUS impact? Watch this Do Good Live chat with guest Tilda […]
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. […]
To continue our Prepared for Good series, I caught up with Grant Verhoeven (Sparked) a coach who supports leadership and team development. Here are his bite-sized insights on some of the leadership struggles people are facing during COVID-19, key tips to lead through this, and resources to support you to be a stronger leader.
Is your work turning you into a jerk? Is 9-to-5-ing stopping you from thriving? Does your current career fill you with fear? It’s normal to fantasise about ending a job sometimes, but there are options to consider before you hand in your notice. I consider myself somewhat of an expert in quitting jobs. Over the years […]
It can be hard to get your vegan-leather-shod foot through the FSC-certified-timber door if you don’t have environmental training or experience. From tiny office jungles to staff coffee that doesn’t taste of tears, we’ve got 5 passion projects that will help green your current job AND help your CV for that future dream green job. […]