Ethical Jobs Blog
News and views about community jobs, environmental jobs and social enterprise in Australia and around the world.
People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. Today’s story is from Susan Vulling. After seeing an ad on EthicalJobs.com.au, Susan found her role as Human Resources Coordinator at TEAR, a relief organisation responding to the needs of poor communities all around the world.
Losing your job can be a confusing and scary time – thrust into the unknown, you're potentially facing profound financial, professional and personal losses. And without the right support, it's easy to find yourself struggling and unsure of what do next.
Consider this: as a country, we're donating $1.1 billion in unpaid overtime to our employers every single year. That's because working overtime is now considered the norm in many Australian workplaces. So how can we ensure we go home on time and maintain our work-life balance? We have five great tips to get you started.
How do you establish a solid foundation at your new workplace when your reputation is, well, non-existent? Though your new (hopefully ethical) employer hired you because you’re good at what you do, consider this: research shows a surprising 4 percent of new employees don’t make it past the first day, while 22 percent of staff turnover occurs within the first 45 days of employment. That’s a lot of rough starts! To help you hit the ground running, here’s some essential tips on how to best approach your new job through your first 100 days.
People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day… and sometimes this even leads to finding a wife! Today’s story is from Andy Grant. After seeing an ad on EthicalJobs.com.au, he found his role as Fundraising Specialist at Launch Housing – an independent community organisation that is one of Victoria’s largest providers of housing and homelessness support services.
According to research from Oxford University, almost half of all jobs could be taken by robots by the year 2035. Half! So is your job at risk of being stolen by robots?
Another job application and no response? Job hunting can, at times, be long, frustrating and disempowering. But what if there was an easy, cheap and encouraging way to get where you need to be?
Resigning from a job is rarely fun – even if you know you’re headed to a shiny, new, ethical job - and people often end up saying things they regret. Here’s six steps to turn a potentially stressful discussion into a respectful departure.
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 that are finding each other through EthicalJobs.com.au. Today’s story is from Micheil Paton, who found his role as a Lawyer at the Central Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Unit – a legal service for indigenous families dealing with violence – after seeing the ad on EthicalJobs.com.au.
In the first part of this post, we saw how important it is to build rapport during a job interview. Now that you've mastered our first two tips, here are our final pieces of advice on how you can make a fantastic impression and land that job!