An hourly wage of $22.10 is the current Living Wage rate for a worker in Aotearoa to meet their basic needs. Hitting this rate would be a big step towards reducing poverty and inequality which continues to hold back so many Kiwi workers, their families, and our economy. In this Do Good Live Chat, Julia […]
Here are the common employment law pitfalls that organisations should be aware of and pay the most attention to. The better prepared you are for what lies ahead, the better positioned you’ll help your organisations thrive.
2020 is a year that has dramatically changed the job market. What are some of the new realities in the world of recruitment and employment? In this Do Good chat, our guest Sharon Davies (CEO of Big Splash and Talent Propeller) talks about what she sees is on the horizon for the future of work […]
Teams thrive when their employers ensure that their people feel safe, empowered, connected, and valued. Find the different ways to build a thriving team
Social media for recruiting is not a new thing. Here are some useful tips on how companies and organisations can use social media to target the right candidates.
Are you hiring and not sure how to set a salary? In this article, Julia will provide you tips on how to set a salary for your next job vacancy.
Here is a video to help small to medium-sized charities with DIY research to set the salary on a new job. In this video – I share my fave FREE tools – including how to use my free salary research template to document this.
Unconscious bias can have a detrimental effect on the recruitment process. Employers should recognize these hiring biases and take action to avoid them.
We all experienced stress in different ways during the COVID-19 and it’s more important than ever to take care of our wellbeing.
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.
Screening CVs is the most laborious part of the recruitment process. Here are assessment tips that can help you speed up your screening process.
Here are the trends that HR department will be talking about in 2020. They will soon be the buzzword in recruitment so best to know them now!
Many of us find it challenging to keep work from interrupting our well-deserved vacation. Here are some tips to help you avoid that extra stress and truly enjoy your vacation and recharge.
Social media platforms are now being used by employers to assist them with their recruiting and hiring, However, before jumping in, it is important to understand the legalities and risks of social media screening.
Providing an environment that promotes positive mental health has clear benefits for companies as a whole, including an increased level of productivity, reduced errors and a decrease in sick days.
One of the key factors linked with employment satisfaction and retention is the degree to which people have the opportunity to know, use and are managed by using their strengths at work.
Learning new skills and ways of looking at the world keeps us engaged and alert. Humans are wired to learn. Remember that old saying, ‘Use it or lose it’? Turns out that applies to neural pathways too. The old-fashioned way of learning as an adult is to pay money to an expert and go off […]
Organisational culture is much more than the values written in the employee handbook or on the poster outside the HR office. This is highlighted by one of my favourite quotes by Torben Rick that ‘Culture is the organisation’s immune system’ Whilst non-profits don’t always have the same budget for staff activities as large corporations, this doesn’t […]
We’re six months into 2019. Not quite sure how June snuck up so quickly but here we are. June is the traditional mid-year review time. Below we list some ideas around how to make these go smoothly, but who says you have to stick with tradition? June is a great time to bring your team […]
Nothing sends an enticing message to prospective employees like a great recruitment process – and that all starts with your job listing. A clear recruitment process saves your time and that of your prospective applicants – sending a clear message that your organisation is respectful and efficient. Ever been baffled by jargon in job vacancy […]