Ethical Jobs Blog

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

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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Doing a job you love will help you to live longer – here’s why
Posted on Jun 04, 2015 03:26 PM |

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.

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Working for a better world: North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency's Monique Hurley
Posted on May 28, 2015 02:07 PM |

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.

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Three skills you’ll need to land a not-for-profit job in the future
Posted on May 21, 2015 02:32 PM |

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?

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Budget 2015: Cuts to foreign aid, indigenous services and more
Posted on May 14, 2015 03:56 PM |

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.

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