Ethical Jobs Blog
News and views about community jobs, environmental jobs and social enterprise in Australia and around the world.
When you’re looking for a job, consider that what others say about you can at times be even more important than what you say about yourself. If you're not sure how to get yourself a great reference then follow these 3 golden rules and it'll be hard to go wrong.
Do you find yourself doing a job that is "utterly meaningless", contributes "nothing to the world" and "should not really exist"? In this guest post, Professor David Graeber, asks "What does it say about our society that it seems to generate an extremely limited demand for talented poet-musicians, but an apparently infinite demand for specialists in corporate law?" If you're stuck in a "bullshit job" and dreaming of doing meaningful work that contributes to a better world, you might appreciate this insight.
The key selection criteria responses are usually the last thing a potential employer reads before deciding if an application gets an interview. Are you making these common mistakes that might be costing you your dream ethical job?
How much influence have your parents had on how you view your work life? Researchers from the US believe that your work ethic may have more to do with your parents than you think!
Community jobs supporting asylum seekers are the latest victims of the Abbott government's massive sector cuts as Australian Red Cross announces 500 of its 800 workers in their migration support program will be let go before June next year.
Late last week the review panel for the Renewable Energy Target handed down it's report, and whichever way you spin it, it's bad news for green jobs.
Many Australians leave for foreign shores every year for a chance lend a hand in the name of overseas volunteering. But, not all of these volunteer programs are created equal! A recent report from Australian Red Cross on international volunteer programs shares some great insights into what makes a great, and impactful, overseas volunteering experience.
More than one in three unemployed Australians are aged between 15 and 24. With so many radical and draconian changes proposed by the Abbott Government that would punish young job-seekers, we thought we'd take a look at an alternative approach from the Brotherhood of St Laurence.
People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. Liz Stubbs was recently recruited as Manager of social enterprise Resource Recovery Australia who specialise in sustainable waste management, after seeing the ad on EthicalJobs.com.au. Here's what she has to share with other job-seekers who dream of landing a job like hers.
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim has called for a 3-day working week. Could it really work? And if so, what would be the benefits to ethical job seekers and our community as a whole?