How to make your job a ‘do good’ job

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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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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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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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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, […]

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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. […]

Prepared for Good series: Grant’s Four Tips on Leading Through A Crisis

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.

Should I stay or should I go? 10 alternatives to quitting.

Should I stay or should I go? 10 alternatives to quitting

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 […]

5 workplace passion projects to help you get your dream green job

5 workplace passion projects to green your job

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. […]