Ethical Jobs Blog
News and views about community jobs, environmental jobs and social enterprise in Australia and around the world.
Looking for a job can be stressful at the best of times, but if you're finding yourself easily distracted, procrastinating or feeling anxious, perhaps it's time to try something new – or very, very old, as it were.
Did you know that many hiring managers consider volunteer experience on your CV to be as important as paid work experience? Volunteering experience can tell a potential employer many things about you, including that you can take initiative, you’re committed to working towards a better world, and that you can be a team player.
People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. Today’s story is from Tamara Bezu who found her role as Volunteer Engagement Coordinator at Oxfam Australia, one of the world's leading aid and development organisations, through EthicalJobs.com.au.
You've got years of experience in your field, excellent references and an engaging cover letter. But an unexplained or lengthy gap in your CV could spell disaster for landing your dream ethical job.
Almost every job-seeker has heard motivational talks and read uplifting stories about following your passion. And yet, too many people decide not to do so. It's hard, and you'll make a fool of yourself. You're afraid – so you make excuses.
Welcome to 2016! Will this be the year that you finally launch yourself on the path to a meaningful career? Easy to commit to, but much harder to actually do, right? If you’re ready to change the world – or just make it a little better than it is now – but you’re not sure where to start, here are four essential things to consider to work out what your dream ethical job should look like.
With 2015 winding down, it's a great time to reflect back on the year that's passed. It's also a great time to set goals for the future- with 2016, just around the corner, here are our ten most popular blog posts from 2015 to keep you motivated into the New Year!
There are no two ways about it: job interviews are daunting. The stakes are high – and that means the pressure is, too. To help you get on top of any potential nerves, you've hopefully brushed up on everything you need to do to blitz the interview itself. But what about what happens before the interview?
Have you ever walked out of an interview and known immediately that you wouldn't get the job? Unfortunately, that’s a common experience for many jobseekers aged over 40 due to misconceptions some recruitment mangers and interviewers have about age – especially when they’re younger themselves.
According to a new report, a massive two thirds of Gen Y graduates – those born roughly between the early 1980s and early 2000s – are worried they won't find a job after graduating.