Ethical Jobs Blog

News and views about community jobs, environmental jobs and social enterprise in Australia and around the world.

Working for a better world: This Life Cambodia's Hayley Lee Allen
Posted on Aug 26, 2015 02:42 PM |

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 Hayley Lee Allen, who found her role at international development NGO This Life Cambodia, after seeing the ad on EthicalJobs.com.au.

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Feel like you’re making a difference in your job? If not, here’s 4 things you should do
Posted on Aug 06, 2015 02:51 PM |

It can be deflating to feel like you’re not effecting the change you thought you would be. So to feel like you’re really working for a better world, here are four ways to maintain your motivation and realise the important role you’re playing.

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13,000 disability jobs on the way: Queensland to launch NDIS early with $1.9 million boost
Posted on Aug 06, 2015 02:41 PM |

In great news for ethical job-seekers and Queenslanders with a disability, the Palaszczuk Government has announced it will launch Queensland’s National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) “early”, allocating an additional $1.9 million for the scheme in its budget last month.

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Working for a better world: Sian from Children by Choice
Posted on Jul 30, 2015 03:49 PM |

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 Sian, who found her role as a Counsellor at Children by Choice – Queensland’s only stand-alone, pro-choice pregnancy counselling and information service – after seeing the ad on EthicalJobs.com.au.

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Afraid you might be “overqualified”? Here’s four simple job application tweaks to stop you missing out on your dream job
Posted on Jul 09, 2015 03:17 PM |

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!

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VIC and NSW Volunteer Awards open!
Posted on Jul 09, 2015 03:12 PM |

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!

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Government cuts mean hundreds of international volunteer jobs to disappear
Posted on Jul 02, 2015 02:36 PM |

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.

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Working for a better world: Ethical Consumers Australia’s Celine Massa
Posted on Jun 25, 2015 03:40 PM |

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.

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Why you should tailor your resume – and four ways to do it
Posted on Jun 18, 2015 03:52 PM |

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.

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Seven ways for women to negotiate better pay and conditions at work
Posted on Jun 11, 2015 03:38 PM |

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.

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