Ethical Jobs Blog
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Even if you’re doing everything right, you may have overlooked one crucial element of your job search - an element that could give actually double your chance of landing an interview for your dream job.
Are you one of the 70,000 people working in the disability sector? Would you like to be? If so, you now have an opportunity to be part of a professional association of other disability workers and get access to some great benefits.
Google Senior Vice President of People and Operations Laszlo Bock reckons that more than half of the CVs he sees include at least one of five big mistakes - mistakes that are serious enough to have your application rejected, even if you’re super-smart, super experienced and you’ve got everything else right.
It’s a great start to the New Year for job-seekers in Tasmania with the ABC reporting that around fifteen hundred new jobs are estimated to be created in the disability sector over the next three years.
While many people are saying “happy new year” to friends and loved ones, it’s not such a happy time for many job-seekers on income support, after new penalties came into affect on January 1.
New research from Harvard Business School has uncovered some new reasons as to why ambitious women’s careers may not turn out the way they plan.
Julieanne Gilchrist found her role as Digital Manager – Prevention Division with Cancer Council Victoria, after seeing the ad on EthicalJobs.com.au. She made the jump from corporate career to an ethical job and hasn't looked back!
Just days before Christmas, the Abbott Government has announced that it will defund a number of organisations providing essential housing and homelessness services to save the budget $21 million over four years. It’s unclear how many jobs will be lost but a number of emergency accommodation providers have lost their federal funding, as well as important homeless and disability-sector organsations.
What a year 2014 has been for the Ethical Jobs Blog! We’re taking a short break until 5 January, but if you’re keen for some news and advice in the meantime check out the ten most popular blog posts from 2014:
Are you looking for a job in a sector that’s growing fast? Where people love what they do? That’s open to teaching people on the job? Then a disability job might be perfect for you!