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.
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.
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.
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.
Some considerations for nonprofits who are figuring out how to survive this year through collaboration or merging. They can join together other organisations and take even bigger strides in improving their community and the world.
The summer holidays are likely to be different this year. But it does not mean you have to completely skip taking the time off to recharge and rejuvenate.
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 […]
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.
Teams thrive when their employers ensure that their people feel safe, empowered, connected, and valued. Find the different ways to build a thriving team
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
The new year is traditionally a time when people look to make changes to their lives – which can often include a change of job or career. Losing good employees can be costly in so many ways – from the cost of recruitment and training of a new employee, the loss of knowledge and skills to […]