Ethical Jobs Blog

Career advice, tips and behind-the-scenes interviews to help you find yourself an ethical job.

The inside story: How to get a job improving indigenous health
Posted on Sep 20, 2018 03:53 PM |

Ever wondered what managers are looking for when they recruit for Australia's most sought-after NFPs? This month we spoke to Emma Cahill, Program Manager – Outreach at Earbus Foundation. Earbus launched in 2013, with a mission to massively reduce the incidence of middle ear disease in Indigenous and at-risk children in Western Australia.

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Five ways to keep your career on track in an automated world
Posted on Sep 06, 2018 03:18 PM |

The rules of work have changed. The gig economy is making waves and the transition to an automated and flexible workforce is here. Yet we are still encouraged to think of our career in a linear fashion. We enter the workforce, we explore a few roles, and midway through our career we land something that will keep us happy until we retire. While this systematic approach might have worked in the past, the emergence of automation and flexibility require us to think differently about our careers if we are to stay relevant and keep growing.

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From designing jewellery to Save the Children: Lauren Drewett's journey from creative arts to the NFP sector
Posted on Aug 30, 2018 04:07 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. Today’s story is from Lauren Drewett, who, after studying and working in jewellery design, found her job as the Senior Manager – Supporter Care at Save the Children Australia on EthicalJobs.com.au.

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We'd like to double your donation to help the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
Posted on Aug 28, 2018 02:30 PM |

Right now, thousands of people seeking asylum face an uncertain future. Many people have been left in limbo waiting for a chance to have their refugee claim heard. That's why EthicalJobs.com.au is proud to partner with the ASRC to help to protect people seeking refuge in Australia. Until 30 September 2018, Ethicaljobs.com.au will match, dollar for dollar, every donation made to the ASRC through Chuffed, up to a total of $25,000!

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Life Without Barriers reveals what makes a candidate stand out from the 40,000 applications they receive each year
Posted on Aug 16, 2018 03:37 PM |

Ever wondered what hiring managers are looking for when they recruit for Australia's most sought-after NFPs? This month we spoke to Tracy Donnarumma, Senior Recruitment Adviser at Life With Barriers. Operating since 1995, Life Without Barriers is one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit organisations, working in more than 440 different communities across Australia to help people participate in society and live life to the fullest.

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"Make the change now – do it!" Chrissie Collins on how she landed her dream job at a leading women's health NFP
Posted on Aug 02, 2018 03:45 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. Today’s story is from Chrissie Collins who found her job in executive support at Jean Hailes for Women’s Health on EthicalJobs.com.au. Founded in 1992, Jean Hailes for Women's Health is a national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving knowledge of women's health throughout the various stages of women’s lives.

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What you post could ruin your chances with your dream ethical job
Posted on Jul 26, 2018 03:45 PM |

Harvard University recently rescinded admission offers for some incoming students who participated in a private Facebook group sharing offensive memes. And employers are more and more likely to check your profile and make decisions or judgments about you. Here’s what you should know so you don’t end up blowing your chances at a dream ethical job, just because you posted something "innocuous".

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The inside story: How to get a job at the Centre for Multicultural Youth
Posted on Jul 12, 2018 03:29 PM |

Wondering what hiring managers are looking for when they recruit for Australia's most sought-after NFPs? This month we speak to Karen Dimmock, Business Services Manager at the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY). Based in Victoria, CMY is a not-for-profit organisation that supports young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds to build better lives in Australia. It employs staff across the state in areas like social work, youth work, research and training.

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Why switch to the NFP sector? Save the Children's Shelley Zappulla shares her journey from the the corporate world
Posted on Jun 28, 2018 03:16 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. Today’s story is from Shelley Zappulla, who found her job as the PA to the Director (Supporter Engagement) at Save the Children Australia on EthicalJobs.com.au. Save the Children is one of Australia’s leading aid and development agencies dedicated to helping children, employing almost 1,000 staff in diverse areas from family services to international development and finance.

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Want to work on one of the biggest mental health issues facing Australia?
Posted on Jun 14, 2018 02:45 PM |

Have you ever wondered what hiring managers are looking for when they recruit for Australia's most sought-after NFPs? This month we speak to Robyn Turner, HR Manager – Victoria and Tasmania at Dementia Australia, the national peak body for people living with dementia and their families and carers.

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