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Redundancy – from Whoa to Go

Being made redundant can be one of the toughest challenges of your working life. There are ways though to transform a negative experience into a positive one. Redundancy can also be a key turning point in your career.

Do Good Chats: Expert’s tips on writing a standout CV

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 […]

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Key Must Have Components for your CV

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 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 […]

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Five steps to save time in your job search

Are you currently looking for your next job? Job searching usually takes a great deal of time and energy. Here are some tips you can follow to maximize your time and boost your job search productivity.

Practical CV and Job Hunting Tips

Practical CV and Job-hunting tips

Does writing your CV fill you with dread? Are you asking yourself where do I even start?! It’s been so long and I hate talking about myself. You’re probably not alone… Julia (Do Good Jobs), along with Kirsty McLaren and Nikki Walshaw (McLaren Associates Ltd – providing professional recruitment and HR services) talked about some […]

Job search on purpose

Job search on purpose

Oftentimes. you search for a job that can provide financial stability rather than a job that is in alignment with your passion. With the right knowledge and mindset, you can find a meaningful career that meets your passion and purpose in life.

Ask an expert: Job reference FAQs

This month we are focused on a crucial part of the job hunt, which is often unfortunately out of your direct control – reference checks. I’ve pitched a few frequently asked reference questions to recruitment expert, Kirsty McLaren, Director of McLaren Associates – a recruitment firm who specialises in not-for-profit recruiting throughout New Zealand.  Kirsty […]

Let your life speak: why forcing yourself to ‘do good’ can do harm

Between quitting one job and starting another there is a crossover, an overlap, a natural period of contemplation, in a Venn diagram it’s your work and life. This crossover is an ideal opportunity to look back at your work-life and reflect on why one job fit like a glove, while another job fit like a mitten hand-knitted […]

New Year, New Goal: find a new job

Does your New Year’s resolution include operation find a new job? If so, it’s time to get yourself ready for the combat ahead. Here are our top tips to get you started: #1. Spruce up your resume Just like you might do a spring clean to get your house in order for the new year, […]

Stand back up: how to recover when you DON'T get your dream job.

Stand back up: how to recover when you DON’T get your dream job

Getting a job you love is one of the BEST feelings imaginable, but what about the unanswered applications, sad-face interviews and straight-out rejections strewn along the way? We feel your pain. Here are five perspective shifts to help you stand back up when you don’t get your dream job. My phone rang. Finally! I’d been waiting […]