Ethical Jobs Blog

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

Three ways to double your chance of getting a job interview
Posted on Jan 22, 2015 03:32 PM |

Even if you’re doing everything right, you may have overlooked one crucial element of your job search - an element that could give actually double your chance of landing an interview for your dream job.

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New professional association for disability workers launched
Posted on Jan 16, 2015 01:23 PM |

Are you one of the 70,000 people working in the disability sector? Would you like to be? If so, you now have an opportunity to be part of a professional association of other disability workers and get access to some great benefits.

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Five things that Google’s top recruiter thinks are wrong with your resume – and how to fix them
Posted on Jan 14, 2015 03:54 PM |

Google Senior Vice President of People and Operations Laszlo Bock reckons that more than half of the CVs he sees include at least one of five big mistakes - mistakes that are serious enough to have your application rejected, even if you’re super-smart, super experienced and you’ve got everything else right.

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Great news for Tasmania: 1,500 new disability jobs in the next three years
Posted on Jan 14, 2015 02:11 PM |

It’s a great start to the New Year for job-seekers in Tasmania with the ABC reporting that around fifteen hundred new jobs are estimated to be created in the disability sector over the next three years.

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New Year brings new penalties for job-seekers – but no new plans to help the unemployed
Posted on Jan 08, 2015 11:58 AM |

While many people are saying “happy new year” to friends and loved ones, it’s not such a happy time for many job-seekers on income support, after new penalties came into affect on January 1.

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Why women’s careers don’t turn out the way they plan
Posted on Jan 07, 2015 02:54 PM |

New research from Harvard Business School has uncovered some new reasons as to why ambitious women’s careers may not turn out the way they plan.

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Working for a better world: Cancer Council Victoria’s Julieanne Gilchrist
Posted on Jan 07, 2015 02:46 PM |

Julieanne Gilchrist found her role as Digital Manager – Prevention Division with Cancer Council Victoria, after seeing the ad on EthicalJobs.com.au. She made the jump from corporate career to an ethical job and hasn't looked back!

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Abbott Government’s Christmas gift: Job cuts for the community sector
Posted on Dec 24, 2014 12:39 PM |

Just days before Christmas, the Abbott Government has announced that it will defund a number of organisations providing essential housing and homelessness services to save the budget $21 million over four years. It’s unclear how many jobs will be lost but a number of emergency accommodation providers have lost their federal funding, as well as important homeless and disability-sector organsations.

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Top 10 posts on the Ethical Jobs Blog from 2014
Posted on Dec 22, 2014 01:42 PM |

What a year 2014 has been for the Ethical Jobs Blog! We’re taking a short break until 5 January, but if you’re keen for some news and advice in the meantime check out the ten most popular blog posts from 2014:

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Three reasons why a disability job may be perfect for you
Posted on Dec 18, 2014 03:22 PM |

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!

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