Many employees believe it is impolite to discuss pay at work; in certain cases, it is against company policy. But, for the most part, it makes people feel uneasy. Keeping a toe in the market is the greatest approach to figure out what you’re worth.
How are you feeling about your job and career at the moment? Feel stuck in a rut, wondering what the heck you are doing and need a way out – or a way forward? Or just keen to re-connect with the passion that got you into your current job in the first place. In this […]
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.
Let’s look at some of the tricky and challenging job interview questions and how to respond to them like a pro and make the most of any difficult questions that come your way.
At the present, there are a lot of job openings on the New Zealand market. As a jobseeker, learn how you can make the most of this candidate-driven, vacancy-filled market.
When you decide to leave your volunteer role or want to quit, consider these pieces of advice on how to gracefully exit the position. You’re probably wondering how much of a difference it’ll make.
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, […]
CV writing is an art that literally pays when you get it right! This month I talk with Ben Shaw from Successful Resumes who has helped craft over 2,200 CVs over the past few years for clients from all around New Zealand, across every sector. He knows a thing or two about what NOT to […]
A winning CV is the way you will get noticed by employers, and land job interviews. But what should you include in a CV? Here’s everything you need to include in your CV to be successful and wow your future employer.
Do-good work is not restricted to the charity sector. There are opportunities to create a positive impact through using business as a force for good too. Julia chats with Paul Kerssens, co-founder of Impact Hub Waikato, about their programmes to inspire, enable and connect people using business as a force for good. We also discuss […]
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.
What are the trends and needs in the not-for-profit that job seekers should cultivate to become suitable this 2021. Find out what this sector will be looking for their potential hires this year.
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 […]
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 […]
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 you want an (almost) guaranteed way to break into the not-for-profit sector? One that often doesn’t require a formal qualification, is ALWAYS in demand, has limitless potential for the right people, attractive salary packages, is dynamic and has the potential to make an ENORMOUS impact? Watch this Do Good Live chat with guest Tilda […]
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. […]
How should you negotiate a salary offer to ensure you get what you deserve? Here are some tips to help you succeed in negotiating a salary whether at the interview or when asking for a pay raise.