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 at the Cancer Council
Posted on Oct 12, 2017 03:40 PM |

Ever wondered what hiring managers are looking for when they recruit for Australia's most sought-after NFPs? Wonder no more! This month we speak to Bridget Mudford, the Recruitment Lead at Cancer Council NSW. A member of Cancer Council Australia, CCNSW employs hundreds of staff and roughly 3,000 volunteers around its 15 offices and seven retail outlets throughout NSW. Here's what you need to know before applying for job there.

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Creating a Climate for Change: Zey Basarin shares how to get a job supporting real climate action
Posted on Sep 28, 2017 03:42 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. Today’s story is from Zey Basarin, who found her job as a Program Manager at Climate for Change on EthicalJobs.com.au. Climate for Change is a not-for-profit that’s creating a social climate for effective action on climate change in Australia.

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How those tiny errors in your application could be stopping you getting a job in community services
Posted on Sep 14, 2017 01:54 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 John Hoffman, the General Manager People Culture and Organisational Development at community organisation Mercy Community Services (MCS), which employs more than 700 people across Queensland.

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How an unexpected redundancy led Judit Brown to her dream job at WIRE Women's Information
Posted on Aug 31, 2017 12:35 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. Today’s story is from Judit Brown, who found her job as a Business Development Manager at WIRE Women’s Information on EthicalJobs.com.au. Based in Victoria, WIRE is the only free state-wide confidential information and referral service for Victorian women.

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Microfinance is helping millions of vulnerable Australians. How can you get a job in this fast-growing sector?
Posted on Aug 17, 2017 12:10 PM |

Ever wondered what hiring managers are looking for when they recruit for Australia's most sought-after NFPs? This month we speak to Nicole Anderson, People and Culture Consultant at Good Shepherd Microfinance. Headquartered in Melbourne, Good Shepherd is Australia’s largest microfinance loan organisation and employs staff in positions ranging from customer service to marketing to finance consultants.

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Andrew Broom is making his mark in a unique role, supporting those touched by autism to live their best lives
Posted on Aug 03, 2017 03:50 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. Today’s story is from Andrew Broom, who found his job as the Training Manager at Statewide Autistic Services (SASI) through EthicalJobs.com.au. For over 50 years, SASI has been providing a range of services to Victorians affected by autism, employing more than 150 people in jobs that facilitate recreation, respite and more.

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Everything you need to know to get a job at Vinnies
Posted on Jul 20, 2017 03:00 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 Cassandra Hatton, General Manager Human Resources at the St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria, about what it takes to get a job with Vinnies.

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Ruby Richardson is proof you don't need to go to uni to find your dream job in the not-for-profit sector
Posted on Jul 06, 2017 02:24 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. This is part of a series of blog posts that go behind the scenes to meet some of the people and organisations finding each other through EthicalJobs.com.au. Today’s story is from Ruby Richardson, who found her job as the Community Fundraising Coordinator at Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand on EthicalJobs.com.au.

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Have a passion for kids' rights? Here’s how to get a job with high-profile child protection advocates Bravehearts
Posted on Jun 22, 2017 04:02 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 Pamela Weatherill, Head of People and Culture at Bravehearts - a high profile child protection and advocacy organisation committed to preventing child sexual assault in Australia, with staff in areas like advocacy, counselling, events and education programs for kids.

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Your LinkedIn profile photo might be the first thing a prospective employer sees. Here's an easy way to make it great
Posted on Jun 13, 2017 06:28 PM |

And research shows that our brains make judgements about people in as little as 30 milliseconds. So what's a prospective employer's first impression of you when they click through to your LinkedIn profile? And what can you do if you think your profile image is giving the wrong impression about you?

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