Ethical Jobs Blog

Career advice, tips and behind-the-scenes interviews to help you find yourself an ethical job.

This is what a perfect resume looks like, according to Harvard career experts
Posted on Jul 18, 2019 04:10 PM |

Who hasn't wondered at some point during their job search: "Does my resume look like it should?" Unless you've got the time and money to consult a career coach or expert, perhaps no-one has ever mentioned that your resume looks terrible, is leaving out crucial information, or is otherwise stopping you from getting the interviews you've been trying so hard to secure!

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Would you like $50,000 to help change the world? Then these Social Change Fellowships are for you
Posted on Jul 11, 2019 02:31 PM |

If you're passionate about making positive social change happen in Australia, this could change your life. Win one of ten Fellowships valued up to $50,000 each.

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"There are jobs for the bank account and jobs for the soul." Frankie Opie on her career journey from floristry to microfinance
Posted on Jul 04, 2019 03:22 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. Today’s story is from Frankie Opie who found her job as Microenterprise Development Manager at Many Rivers Microfinance. Many Rivers supports aspiring business owners with microenterprise development support and access to finance in order to see the potential of people and communities realised – with a focus on working with Indigenous Australians.

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What successful on-boarders do when starting a new role
Posted on Jun 27, 2019 01:27 PM |

So you've landed a new role! Congratulations on making it past all the hurdles. Now you're ready for the job you have always dreamed about. It's time to meet the new team, shake lots of hands, be shown your new desk. Admire the swish new surroundings. Then it's time to get down to business. Now there is only one critical thing that has been left out. From now on, you're on your own, and there's clearly no road-map to guide you. What do you do next?

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Four ways your name can affect your job prospects
Posted on Jun 20, 2019 12:33 PM |

What’s in a name? A lot, according to research. Your name can have a huge influence on your prospects in life. Much of this is due to bias, stereotyping and other rules of thumb that people employ when making judgements about others. Here are four ways your name can affect your job prospects.

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The inside story: how to get a job in health promotion
Posted on Jun 13, 2019 03:53 PM |

Ever wondered what hiring managers are looking for when they recruit for Australia's most sought-after NFPs? This month we speak to Alan Martin, Manager at WA AIDS Council about what it takes to get a job there. Dating back to 1985, WA AIDS Council is a health promotion organisation that leads the Western Australian community in the provision of a wide range of services in the prevention of HIV, sexually transmitted infections and blood borne viruses, and the treatment and care of people living with HIV and AIDS.

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Five ways to clarity out of a perfect career storm
Posted on Jun 06, 2019 03:31 PM |

A perfect career storm happens when a number of factors combine to unseat you from your current job. It effectively awakens and shakes you out of the slumber of routine and disinterest that has penetrated deep into your soul.

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"Don’t settle and don’t give up" – Katherine Morgan's secret to finding her dream job at Court Network
Posted on May 30, 2019 11:42 AM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. Today's story is from Katherine Morgan, who found her job as the National Communications and Operations Officer at Court Network on EthicalJobs.com.au. Court Network is a frontline community organisation that supports people to access the court system in Victoria and Queensland.

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 Ten things you should know about volunteering's immeasurable value
Posted on May 23, 2019 04:16 PM |

This week is National Volunteer Week (20-26 May), which celebrates the contributions of the 6 million Australians who volunteer their time. In this guest post by Melanie Oppenheimer Chair of History, Flinders University, we discover 10 core features of volunteering that should be considered to understand this integral, yet generally overlooked, part of our society.

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The inside story: how to get a job at Jesuit Social Services
Posted on May 16, 2019 01:05 PM |

This month we speak to Debbie Jarvis, HR Coordinator, and Susan O’Brien, General Manager Human Resources, at Jesuit Social Services. Dating back to 1977, Jesuit Social Services offers widespread outreach programs around Australia, working to build a just society where all people can live to their full potential. The organisation employs more than 300 staff in a range of fields spanning social work, community development, administration, communications and fundraising.

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