A question we often get asked at Do Good Jobs, from employers and job seekers, is how we decide which jobs are ‘good’ and whether we let ‘just anyone’ list with us.
By Julia Capon BEWARE, this is puns a-plenty, but carries a serious message. When we did our recent jobseeker survey 12% of people said they left their last job because of the lack of organisational culture. Work well-being is fast becoming a top priority for employees! We strongly believe that bringing people together for non-work […]
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 […]
To help you figure out what gifts to buy this Christmas, check out our ten do good gift ideas wherein you will not only give joy to the recipient but also do something good for the planet and the organisations who made them.
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.
Guest post by Waveney Russ – The Ākina Foundation Starting something new is daunting. Whether you’ve thought about beginning your own charity, not-for-profit, NGO, community group or social enterprise, knowing where to find reliable resources to guide you on your first stages of the do-good journey can be confusing and disheartening. At The Ākina Foundation, […]
Following on from last week’s blog with Good Sort, Anake Goodall, we asked for his thoughts on Kiwi examples of a really good social enterprise.
“The great thing about reading is that it broadens your life” – George R.R. Martin (Author, Game of Thrones). While Game of Thrones might have added some colour (and gore) to my life, there are a whole load more books which have broadened my not for profit career. Here is a compilation I’ve put […]
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What if the secret to success was in giving? A book review of The Go-Giver.
A list of 7 people who, despite failing first, kept going and became super-successful in their chosen field. Hopefully it helps inspire you to get back out there…