Ethical Jobs Blog
News and views about community jobs, environmental jobs and social enterprise in Australia and around the world.
Today’s story is from Kristy Walters who got her job as Education & Admin Co-ordinator for Brisbane’s sustainability hub, Northey Street City Farm, after subscribing to the EthicalJobs.com.au Weekly Email Update.
Besides being a practical way for wonderful, caring people to help out, volunteering can also add a positive dimension to your career. And we reckon it’s the single best way to get an ethical job. Here’s a list of 10 ways volunteering can help you get an ethical job.
3,400 solar energy jobs may have disappeared in the last 12 months, as a result of state and federal government policies, according to new research out this week.
Australians are often presented with a choice – you can either have more jobs or you can look after the environment. At least, that’s what some of the political rhetoric would have you believe. But what if you could have your cake and eat it too? What if you could grow the economy while improving the environment?
Real change probably won’t come from flexible working conditions alone, according to a panel of 160 employers who voted at the Diversity Council Australia’s debate in Sydney last week.
Australia’s lowest-paid workers – including many working in disability care, aged care and other community jobs – are paid too much, according to a senior advisor to the Abbott Government.
This week, the AusAID graduate program was unceremoniously scrapped, dashing the hopes of many young Australians aiming to make a positive impact on millions of poor and disadvantaged people around the world.
Colours have powerful meanings and depending on which one you wear, it can either support or sabotage your effort to make a positive first impression in a professional or a community setting.
There is a range of wonderful aid agencies moving quickly to help in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. The crisis has left thousands dead and caused severe destruction across the Philippines.
UK research has revealed that social science graduates have better than average job-prospects than their peers in either more traditional arts or science, finding that three-and-a-half years after graduating, 84 percent of social science graduates had employment compared with 78 percent of graduates who studied science subjects and 79 percent for arts and humanities graduates.