Ethical Jobs Blog

News and views about community jobs, environmental jobs and social enterprise in Australia and around the world.

Are job-seekers responsible for unemployment?
Posted on Jul 24, 2014 01:54 PM |

The prime object of welfare reform should be to increase the well-being of people rather to reduce public expenditure. Good policy should be able to achieve both goals over the longer term. Too many current proposals, however, are likely to cause damage that increases costs and affects social cohesion.

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Would cuts to income support hurt you? Here’s a chance to tell your story
Posted on Jul 22, 2014 06:30 PM |

The Australian Senate want to hear from you about how the proposed changes to Newstart will affect ordinary Australians.

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No work experience? Here’s how you can still land an ethical job
Posted on Jul 17, 2014 12:26 PM |

At EthicalJobs.com.au we often hear from newly graduated job seekers who are stuck in the job hunt Catch-22 – you can’t get a job without experience but you can’t get experience without first having a job!

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Equal pay for women? Not in your lifetime!
Posted on Jul 17, 2014 12:22 PM |

Hoping to see full pay equality for women within your working lifetime? Think again. That’s according to a new report published this week by Oxfam Australia which finds that, at the current rate, it’ll be another 75 years before Australian women earn as much as men!

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Stuck, frustrated or overwhelmed by your job search? This website can help
Posted on Jul 17, 2014 12:17 PM |

Finding that perfect job isn’t often an easy or straightforward process. If you’re not sure where to even start applying, the number of possibilities can be overwhelming. Or if you’re stuck in a loop of applying for jobs without success, it can be incredibly frustrating to get rejection after rejection. That’s where a new website called 50 ways to get a job aims to help.

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Disability Sector Awards – nominate your favourite local hero!
Posted on Jul 10, 2014 02:31 PM |

Do you know someone working in the disability sector with an award-winning attitude? What about a great local group dedicated to making the lives of people with disability better?

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225,000 new jobs for Victoria by protecting the environment
Posted on Jul 10, 2014 01:30 PM |

More than 200,000 new jobs could be created for Victorians over the next 15 years if the government protects the environment, rather than continuing on the current path of degrading air land, and water resources, according to a new report from a group of forward thinking business leaders.

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Clean energy jobs set to grow with investment on the rise
Posted on Jul 04, 2014 05:20 PM |

A new report from the Clean Energy Council has clocked 21,000 people currently employed in renewable energy with the sector investing $5 billion dollars into Australia’s economy each year.

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NDIS pricing schedule could drive away disability workers
Posted on Jul 03, 2014 05:58 PM |

The pricing schedule for the NDIS has been released and there are some concerns in the disability sector that they don't reflect the needs of service providers or workers.

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Australia’s NFP sector tops one million workers, $100 billion in income
Posted on Jul 03, 2014 03:06 PM |

A new report for the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has found that non-profits are one of the biggest employers in Australia with over one million people (1,081,900) now employed in the sector.

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