Ethical Jobs Blog

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

When your career becomes a fast-track to nowhere
Posted on Nov 21, 2019 02:43 PM |

Feeling stressed and exhausted in your job at times is one thing, but when it becomes an unrelenting marathon with no end in sight, then it's time to re-examine what you're doing. Often, the underlying reasons for discontent actually have nothing to do with your job at all. It's more often about the state of your inner life. When your outer-life and inner-life are out of synchronisation, it's time for a re-think about who you are and what you really want, rather than going on the career change merry-go-round.

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Walking and cycling to work makes you happier and more productive
Posted on Nov 14, 2019 02:53 PM |

In Australia, more than 9 million people commute to work every weekday. The distance they travel and how they get there – car, public transport, cycling or walking – can influence their well-being and performance at work. This study, involving 1,121 full-time workers who commute daily to work, made several important findings.

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The inside story: how to get a job at the Royal Flying Doctor Service
Posted on Nov 07, 2019 11:14 AM |

This month we speak to Hayley Wallace, Recruitment Coordinator at the Royal Flying Doctor’s Service Victoria – one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations in the world, providing extensive primary health care and 24-hour emergency service to people over an area of 7.69 million square kilometres. In Victoria, employing more than 380 staff, the Royal Flying Doctor Service works in partnership with a number of community health organisations across the State to improve the health and well-being of our rural communities.

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Three methods for making a career decision with confidence
Posted on Oct 31, 2019 11:24 AM |

People make decisions every moment. Some have pleasant consequences, some not so pleasant. Some are even life-changing. There is also a belief that your day can be determined by what side of the bed you get out of in the morning. Superstition aside, whether you believe that or not, there are some easier ways to help you make the best decision with the available information you have. Here are three ways to help you make effective choices when you're stuck to make a decision.

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"Be open-minded and explore all avenues" - Lexi Economou on how she found her job at Rural Workforce Agency Victoria
Posted on Oct 24, 2019 12:49 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 Lexi Economou who found her job as Recruitment Program Officer at Rural Workforce Agency Victoria (RWAV) on EthicalJobs.com.au. RWAV creates sustainable health workforce models that support Victoria’s rural, regional and Aboriginal communities. There are 425 primary care centres including 356 GP practices, 47 Community Health Centres and 22 Aboriginal Health Services.

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It's time to put the 15-hour work week back on the agenda
Posted on Oct 17, 2019 12:45 PM |

A strange thing happened on the way to the leisure society. It was once widely anticipated that the process which saw the standard working week fall from 60 to 40 hours in wealthy nations over the first half of the 20th century would continue. As we now know, this did not happen. The official working week has not fallen significantly in several decades. Average working hours per household have increased. The effect is that many feel that life is now less leisured than in the past. But why should it be?

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The inside story: how to get a job at OzChild
Posted on Oct 10, 2019 12:52 PM |

This month we speak to Paul Ridley, HR Advisor Recruitment at OzChild – a leading child welfare organisation committed to improving the lives of at-risk children, young people and families in our community for nearly 170 years. Today OzChild employs over 700 staff, carers and volunteers in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and the ACT, delivering 26 programs and services, including family services, care and support services, indigenous services and education services, to over 10,000 children, young people and family members each year.

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Planning to return to work after a career break can be daunting. Here's what you need to consider
Posted on Oct 03, 2019 04:44 PM |

A career break is becoming more common for a myriad of reasons. However, whether you put your career on hold for family, health or other personal reason, preparing to return to the workforce can be both daunting and exciting. Here are a few tips that will help.

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"Know what you want, know what is out there and work towards it" – Shane Sturgiss on how he found his job at The National Centre of Indigenous Excellence
Posted on Sep 19, 2019 01:07 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 Shane Sturgiss who found his job as Job Ready Manager at National Centre of Indigenous Excellence on EthicalJobs.com.au. The National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) is a not-for-profit social enterprise that aims to build capability and create opportunities with and for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, from Sydney and across Australia.

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"No jobs on a dead planet": Will you join us to strike for the climate on Friday?
Posted on Sep 18, 2019 03:56 PM |

On Friday, millions of people around the world will walk out of our workplaces and homes to join young climate strikers on the streets and demand an end to the age of fossil fuels. The team at EthicalJobs.com.au will be joining them, and we'd love to encourage you to as well. This is why.

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