Ethical Jobs Blog

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

What does it take to get an ethical job in regional or remote NT? Anglicare NT's HR Manager shares all
Posted on Mar 19, 2019 03:13 PM |

Ever wondered what hiring managers are looking for when they recruit for Australia's most sought-after NFPs? This month we speak to Kirrily Freeson, HR Manager at Anglicare NT, a key provider of community services across urban, regional and remote areas of the Northern Territory, employing staff in a range of areas including aged care, disability support and mental health services.

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Why receiving a job rejection could be your greatest teacher
Posted on Mar 08, 2019 01:44 PM |

Recruiters and human resources professionals know that the ratio of successful candidates to those rejected is in massive disproportion. With some prized graduate roles attracting more than five thousand applicants (!) for a single vacancy, is it any wonder that many job-seekers leave the selection process disappointed and jaded? What's more is that when you literally receive dozens of job rejections, it is easy to get into a downward spiral of despair. Here's five reasons why you shouldn't get caught in that trap.

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Change the lives of Indigenous children? Sarah Francis of SNAICC tells how she found her job doing just that
Posted on Feb 19, 2019 06:41 PM |

Ever wondered what hiring managers are looking for when they recruit for Australia's most sought-after NFPs? This month we speak to Sarah Francis, Communications Officer at SNAICC – National Voice for our Children. Established in 1981, SNAICC is a national non-government peak body in Australia representing the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.

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Four common mistakes that could ruin your chances in a job interview
Posted on Feb 14, 2019 03:21 PM |

If you make it to the job interview stage of an application process, the prospect of a new job is very much in sight. Make a good impression and you are likely to get the opportunity you want. But imagine you get to the interview and, despite being highly qualified and motivated, you end up not getting the job offer. In spite of your best efforts to made a good impression, the chances are you made one of these four common errors.

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The Inside Story: how to get a job that combines sport and working with people with a disability
Posted on Jan 31, 2019 01:17 PM |

Ever wondered what hiring managers are looking for when they recruit for Australia's most sought-after NFPs? This month we speak to Susan Solakovic, HR and Volunteers Manager at Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association, Queensland's peak body for sport, recreation and fitness for people with a physical disability or vision impairment. Their vision is for for every Queenslander with a disability to have opportunities to live a more active and healthy life.

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Can one job bring together work with refugees, environmental issues and organic food? Courtney Salter found one at Green Connect
Posted on Jan 17, 2019 04:03 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. Today’s story is from Courtney Salter, who found her job as Zero Waste Coordinator at Green Connect on EthicalJobs.com.au. Based in Port Kembla, NSW, Green Connect is a not-for-profit social enterprise that focuses on creating more jobs for former refugees and young people to grow fair food and reduce waste to landfill. It employs staff in areas including Recycling and Waste Management, Management, Environment and Sustainability, Green Products and Services, Multiculturalism and Diversity, Community Development.

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Five ways to boost your job satisfaction
Posted on Jan 02, 2019 08:19 AM |

Are you part of the whopping 60% of people who are feeling unhappy at work? Now that it’s spring – a time of new beginnings – perhaps you are scratching your head, wondering if it’s worth leaving your job and looking for something new, something more exciting and meaningful, something more satisfying. New research analysed data spanning 40 years from 21,670 people in a diverse array of occupations and found that people’s job satisfaction goes in cycles throughout their lives. Here are five job satisfaction tips it discovered.

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Did you miss any of our most popular posts of 2018?
Posted on Dec 21, 2018 05:47 PM |

And just like that, 2018 has come and gone! We hope you’ve had a fantastic year. It has been a big year at EthicalJobs.com.au, with almost 27,000 jobs advertised on the site this year. We’re so happy you’ve joined our wonderful community of ethical job-seeekers – thank you for your support! We’re taking a short break over the festive season but we’ll be back with more ethical jobs on 2 January 2019. In the meantime, we have assembled a list of the ten most popular blog posts of 2018 to catch up on over the break.

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Passionate about improving lives? How to get a job at one of Victoria's top community service organisations
Posted on Dec 13, 2018 03:07 PM |

Ever wondered what hiring managers are looking for when they recruit for Australia's most sought-after NFPs? We speak to Meagan Downie Knowles, Human Resources and Organisational Development Manager at Windermere. Operating throughout south-eastern Melbourne and Gippsland for more than 160 years, Windermere is an independent community service organisation that focuses on family wellbeing, community strengthening, and childhood education and support.

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International development jobs come in many shapes and sizes. Abt's Fleur Jackson explains how she broke into this in-demand sector
Posted on Nov 29, 2018 04:04 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. Today’s story is from Fleur Jackson, who found her job as Talent Acquisition Administrator at Abt Associates on EthicalJobs.com.au. Abt Associates is a "profit-for-purpose" organisation, and an engine for social impact, fueled by “caring, curiosity and cutting-edge research that moves people from vulnerability to security”. Whether it's welfare or weather disasters, the environment or economics, agriculture or HIV and AIDS, Abt Associates focuses on addressing the world's most pressing issues.

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