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Emotional Culture Deck: a new approach to organisation culture through the F* word {*Feelings}

Workplace emotional culture has a significant impact on what it’s like to work at a given company. We believe that if you want to ensure that your change projects succeed, that your teams are engaged, productive, and resilient, and that your working relationships are marked by trust, empathy, and respect, you must pay attention to and understand your organization’s emotional culture.

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When interviewing candidates, is it okay to ask…

During a job interview, you’re seeking for the greatest new team member you can find, and the person being interviewed wants to create the best first impression possible. Here are some questions and topics that you should not ask and should carefully avoid in order to safeguard job seekers from discrimination.

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Bring your volunteers out of the shadows

Volunteers are an important part of any non-profit organisation’s workforce. With so much emphasis on volunteer programs, here are some recommendations for implementing smart volunteer management techniques to boost volunteer retention and effectively manage your volunteer workforce.

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De-stressing the R-word

How should you deliver the message of redundancy to your employee? This article will discuss ways to minimise the stress caused for departing employees, support them in focusing on the future and reduce the risk of low morale across your organisation.

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How to hire on values

Your organisation’s values are the core principles that direct your team’s culture and priorities. In line with this, hiring employees based on these values helps you recruit employees that integrates faster and are more productive on your team.

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Capacity Building in 2021

The world and workplace is constantly changing. As an employer, you should not allow employees and their skills to cease to progress. Here are ways on how you can foster and build human capacity in your organisation.

Do Good Live: Do Good Employer Obligations + What to Expect in 2021

Involved in people management and employment in your organisation? With everything going on this year, your legal obligations as an employer may not be at the front of your mind. But with 2021 on the doorstep, there are likely to be some big changes on the cards that will impact your organisation. In this Do […]

Do Good Live: A Living Wage + the Do-Good sector

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 […]

Do Good Live: Recruitment in a Post Covid World

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 […]

Setting salary video for employers

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.

Shortcuts to shortlists

Screening CVs is the most laborious part of the recruitment process. Here are assessment tips that can help you speed up your screening process.

The ethics of using social media to recruit

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.