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These are the questions you should be asking a candidate’s referees

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 4th March 2021 -  We get some advice on how you can get the best picture of your candidate possible  It’s very easy as a recruiter to get caught up in a great candidate application.  A well written CV and

How to get the most out of your time as a corporate volunteer

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 4th March 2021 -  We speak to Volunteering Australia on how you can do the most as a volunteer Corporate volunteering is a great way to not only help charities run their programs and have more impact but

Youth matters

Why we need to raise the rate

Cassandra Prigg, Thursday, 4th March 2021 -  An increase in JobSeeker to $80 a day would change a young person’s life and their future – the problem is that politicians lack the willpower to make this happen, writes Cassandra Prigg.

What’s your top concern?

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 4th March 2021 -  A new report reveals the issues keeping Australians awake at night – and why businesses should care The environment is Australia’s top concern, according to a new survey that finds

Why fundraisers need to love their donors

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 3rd March 2021 -  Philanthropic psychologist Jen Shang speaks to Pro Bono News following her talk at the Fundraising Institute Australia conference 2021  A UK fundraising expert says fundraisers

Analysis

Think all your plastic is being recycled? New research shows it can end up in the ocean

Contributor, Wednesday, 3rd March 2021 -  Some plastic sent overseas for recycling ends up as pollution, or goes up in toxic smoke. But there are steps we can take to ensure our waste is processed as intended. We all know it’s

COSS Corner

Valuing the social economy, the vaccine roll-out, and a roadmap for a real, positive change

Contributor, Wednesday, 3rd March 2021 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia. ACOSS The Australian Council of Social Service welcomed the decision by the Australian Senate to refer the government’s

Opinion

‘The new media bargaining code could herald the death of many smaller voices’

Karen Mahlab AM, Wednesday, 3rd March 2021 -  Pro Bono Australia founder and CEO Karen Mahlab AM explains why she is concerned the newly-introduced media bargaining code is a loss for smaller media, could stifle innovation,

Spotlight

One person’s trash is another person’s leggings

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 3rd March 2021 -  Your pair of workout leggings might look and feel great, but odds are, they’re doing some serious damage to the environment. It’s something that Rhianna Knight, the founder of Team

‘A special year’: B Corp month kicks off for another year

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 3rd March 2021 -  The theme of the month is Better Business   Following an unprecedented year of disaster and chaos, Australian B Corps are being urged to celebrate extra hard and showcase what good

New eBay program to connect 29 million UK shoppers with social enterprises

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 3rd March 2021 -  “We believe that business can be a force for positive change and social enterprises are the living and breathing example of how this can be achieved.” eBay UK is launching a global shop

How business can engage in the fight against modern slavery

Kate Carroll, Wednesday, 3rd March 2021 -  By working with suppliers businesses can help raise awareness of modern slavery and better understand the structures that allow it to thrive, writes Kate Carroll, sustainability
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