Ethical Jobs Blog

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

Lacking confidence in your job search? Kat Lucas-Healey shares how she overcame self-doubt to land her dream job in sustainability
Posted on Jan 12, 2017 01:40 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. This month we speak to Kat Lucas-Healey, who found her job as a Senior Policy Officer in the Victoria Government on EthicalJobs.com.au.

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Are you waiting to be struck by purpose?
Posted on Jan 05, 2017 03:19 PM |

In this guest post – an excerpt from the new book Lead Like a Woman by positive psychology expert Michelle McQuaid and strategist/researcher Megan Dalla-Camina – we ask: what is your purpose? Why are you here? Why do you get up and do what you do every day?

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Our most helpful posts of 2016 - as judged by you
Posted on Dec 22, 2016 02:56 PM |

Can you believe we're already at the end of 2016?! If you want to get a head start on your job search over the break, we've assembled a list of our 10 most popular blog posts of 2016.

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Excited about improving the lives of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander kids? Here's how to get a job at peak body SNAICC
Posted on Dec 15, 2016 03:48 PM |

Have you ever wondered what hiring managers are looking for when recruiting for Australia's most sought-after NFPs? This month we speak to Susan Kay from SNAICC, the national non-government peak body representing the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.

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Been contacted by a recruiter? Here's three reasons getting poached isn't always the best option to choose
Posted on Dec 08, 2016 02:53 PM |

Have you ever had a recruiter reach out to pitch you a great new job opportunity? There's no denying it can be flattering, and it can be hard to see being poached as anything but positive – but there's three reasons it's not all it's cracked up to be.

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Why your end-of-year break may be the best thing to happen to your job search
Posted on Dec 01, 2016 03:07 PM |

It's December! And with the end of the year coming fast, it’s probably time to take stock of the past 12 months – and the year to come – when it comes to your career.

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The inside story: What you need to know to get a job at the Burnet Institute
Posted on Nov 24, 2016 02:50 PM |

Have you ever wondered exactly what hiring managers are looking for when recruiting for Australia's most sought-after NFPs? This month we spoke to the Burnet Institute's Human Resources Advisor Anita Cranwell to find out.

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Yes, you should apply for that ethical job even though you're not 100 percent qualified
Posted on Nov 17, 2016 03:15 PM |

Imagine you've spotted an ad for your dream ethical job. It sounds like the perfect role for you, and your heart is thumping with excitement as you read through the description. That is, until you reach the selection criteria and realise you only meet five of the eight requirements. What do you do?

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Yes, there are jobs in politics that really make a difference. Greens staffer Katherine Copsey shares how to land one
Posted on Nov 10, 2016 01:55 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. Today’s story is from Katherine Copsey, who found her former role as an Electorate Officer at the Office of Greg Barber – the parliamentary leader of the Australian Greens in Victoria – on EthicalJobs.com.au.

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Feeling burned out by your current job? Here’s five things you can do – apart from searching for another one
Posted on Nov 03, 2016 03:19 PM |

Taking care of yourself is important no matter what you do for a living. But when it comes to those working in 'caring professions' – like social work, youth work, disability support, psychology, mental health or counselling, for example – it’s all the more important.

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