Ethical Jobs Blog
News and views about community jobs, environmental jobs and social enterprise in Australia and around the world.
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!
The Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA) has launched a new Community Workers Register, giving qualified community workers the opportunity to showcase their qualifications to potential employers The national register - which is available to the public online - is open for registration for qualified community workers from Certificate III right through to Masters.
Mental health organisations around Australia are struggling to find and keep workers due to ongoing funding uncertainty from the Abbott Government. A survey from peak body Mental Health Australia (MHA), has found that more than half of all mental health service providers had received no communication from the Abbott Government about their funding beyond June 2015, just six months away.
Over the course of your career you may have amassed a great network of people that could help you get a job. Is dropping the people in your network a line letting them know you’re looking for work enough? Or is there something else you could be doing?
A new report from the Workplace Gender Equity Agency (WGEA) - which included surveys with 11,000 employers covering 3.9 million employees across a range of sectors including mining, manufacturing, retail and the health and community sector – confirms that there’s still a significant pay gap in sectors right across Australia.
The 2014 National Disability Award winners have been announced, recognising the incredible achievements of some of the great organisations and individuals that make up the disability sector in Australia.
Lucinda Bain has a long history of working in the not-for-profit sector, before landing her current role as Educator and Trainer with The Epilepsy Foundation. Find out how she etched out a fantastic career in the NFP sector before ending up with her dream job via EthicalJobs.com.au!
On average, employers look at your CV for 6 seconds. And you thought kids had a short attention span! That’s just six seconds in which you need to get across all of the information needed to land yourself an interview and potentially score your dream job.
Not happy in your job, but worried about how difficult it might be to find a better one? If you’re in your 20s, some surprising new research should make you feel a bit better.
According to The Australia Institute (TAI) Report “Walking the Tightrope”, the average worker – including people in the NFP sector - donates $9,471 in unpaid overtime to their employers each year adding up to $109.8 billion across the Australian workforce. It can be hard to break this unhealthy cycle, especially if your boss is prone to burning the midnight oil as well. So, how can you approach your manager about wanting a better work-life balance without fear of being seen as lazy, or not willing to pull your weight?