Ethical Jobs Blog
News and views about community jobs, environmental jobs and social enterprise in Australia and around the world.
Ever been told you're "too qualified" for a job? Here are four ways to present yourself and your experience more effectively, and improve your chances of landing that dream ethical job!
Know a particularly amazing volunteer? Been part of an exceptional volunteer program? Nominations have opened for both the 2015 NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards and Victoria’s inaugural State Volunteering Awards!
The first of more than 2,000 volunteer jobs for Australians working overseas have been cut, as the Abbott Government’s $11 billion of cuts to international aid kick in.
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 the people and organisations that are finding each other through EthicalJobs.com.au. Today’s story is from Celine Massa, who found her role as Project Coordinator at Ethical Consumers Australia after seeing the ad on EthicalJobs.com.au.
When you’re up against hundreds of qualified applicants, all vying for your dream job, there’s one simple – but often overlooked – way to stand out: Tailor your resume.
Want to negotiate better pay and conditions, but not sure where to start? economic Security4Women, an alliance of women’s groups, recently launched a comprehensive career checklist to help women confidently negotiate workplace matters.
They say “if you love what you do, you’ll never work another day in your life”. But research now shows that loving your job will actually help you to live a longer, healthier life too.
People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. This is part of a series of blog posts which 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 Monique Hurley, who found her role as a Lawyer with the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) – an Aboriginal legal services agency in Darwin – after seeing the ad on EthicalJobs.com.au.
Did you grow up thinking that the future would be full of flying cars, hover-boards or people with jet-packs? If so, you’re probably disappointed by the reality of 2015 – but it’s a good lesson in how hard it is to accurately predict the future. But that won’t stop us trying! So what will the ethical jobs of the future look like? And what skills will you need to do them?
While budget night this year certainly brought with it less shock than in 2014, the 2015 budget again includes significant cuts to the not-for-profit sector and several key areas have missed out on desperately needed funding.