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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.

How to get the best job applicants

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 […]

Job application radio silence: why jobseeker feedback is important

I have been talking to job seekers in the do-good sector, four of them. These fabulous four have applied for, on average, eight jobs in the last six months. These folks are good at what they do, and their CV’s were some of the best I have seen. They heard back from the grand total […]

The 4 C’s of Effective Change Management

Why do organisations need to change? Organisations are fluid and impacted by both internal and external factors.  Not managing changes effectively can be devastating and long-lasting, so it’s important to understand the potential issues and equip ourselves with techniques to support change-management initiatives, especially in the do-good space.   Factors for change The Chartered Institute […]

The best recruits are within your reach

What if I told you that the best person for your job vacancy is already within reach? It’s true. Most of the time the ideal job candidate is in your network, or your staff’s. Your staff know your organisational culture so they have an idea of who would be a good fit. They know the […]