Ethical Jobs Blog

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

What's the healthiest (and safest) way to get to your ethical job?
Posted on Nov 15, 2018 03:58 PM |

There are many ways to to work. You can drive a car or ride a motorcycle. In many cities you have the option of public transport. And of course if you live close enough to where you work you can get around in a more active way by riding a bicycle or walking. Cycling may be dangerous in some ways, but it’s healthy too. But do the health benefits outweigh the risks of potential death? And what about public transport or driving? What is the risk of having an accident, and are there any health benefits at all? There are a number of variables to consider, so the answers to these questions may not be as straightforward as you think.

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Yes, "Senior Shark Campaigner" is an actual job. Here's how Leo Guida ended up doing it
Posted on Nov 01, 2018 02:56 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. Today’s story is from Leo Guida, who found his job as a Senior Shark Campaigner at The Australian Marine Conservation Society – known as “the voice for Australia’s ocean wildlife” – on EthicalJobs.com.au.

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Nominate someone amazing for the National Awards for Disability Leadership
Posted on Oct 18, 2018 04:06 PM |

Do you know someone who works with people with a disability, who deserves an award? The National Awards for Disability Leadership aim to reflect what is important to disabled people and the ways that we are effecting change and pursuing equality for our community. They recognise outstanding achievements by individuals, or disabled people’s organisations, who have significantly contributed to advancing the status of disabled people.

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"Be resilient, persevere and keep the faith!" Eliarne Iezzi on how she survived multiple rejections to land her dream job at Teach for Australia
Posted on Oct 04, 2018 02:33 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. Today’s story is from Eliarne Iezzi, who found her job as a Program Officer at Teach for Australia on EthicalJobs.com.au. Based in Melbourne, Teach for Australia works to confront educational disadvantage by transforming outstanding graduates into exceptional teachers and inspirational leaders.

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The inside story: How to get a job improving indigenous health
Posted on Sep 20, 2018 03:53 PM |

Ever wondered what managers are looking for when they recruit for Australia's most sought-after NFPs? This month we spoke to Emma Cahill, Program Manager – Outreach at Earbus Foundation. Earbus launched in 2013, with a mission to massively reduce the incidence of middle ear disease in Indigenous and at-risk children in Western Australia.

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Five ways to keep your career on track in an automated world
Posted on Sep 06, 2018 03:18 PM |

The rules of work have changed. The gig economy is making waves and the transition to an automated and flexible workforce is here. Yet we are still encouraged to think of our career in a linear fashion. We enter the workforce, we explore a few roles, and midway through our career we land something that will keep us happy until we retire. While this systematic approach might have worked in the past, the emergence of automation and flexibility require us to think differently about our careers if we are to stay relevant and keep growing.

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From designing jewellery to Save the Children: Lauren Drewett's journey from creative arts to the NFP sector
Posted on Aug 30, 2018 04:07 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. Today’s story is from Lauren Drewett, who, after studying and working in jewellery design, found her job as the Senior Manager – Supporter Care at Save the Children Australia on EthicalJobs.com.au.

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We'd like to double your donation to help the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
Posted on Aug 28, 2018 02:30 PM |

Right now, thousands of people seeking asylum face an uncertain future. Many people have been left in limbo waiting for a chance to have their refugee claim heard. That's why EthicalJobs.com.au is proud to partner with the ASRC to help to protect people seeking refuge in Australia. Until 30 September 2018, Ethicaljobs.com.au will match, dollar for dollar, every donation made to the ASRC through Chuffed, up to a total of $25,000!

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Life Without Barriers reveals what makes a candidate stand out from the 40,000 applications they receive each year
Posted on Aug 16, 2018 03:37 PM |

Ever wondered what hiring managers are looking for when they recruit for Australia's most sought-after NFPs? This month we spoke to Tracy Donnarumma, Senior Recruitment Adviser at Life With Barriers. Operating since 1995, Life Without Barriers is one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit organisations, working in more than 440 different communities across Australia to help people participate in society and live life to the fullest.

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"Make the change now – do it!" Chrissie Collins on how she landed her dream job at a leading women's health NFP
Posted on Aug 02, 2018 03:45 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. Today’s story is from Chrissie Collins who found her job in executive support at Jean Hailes for Women’s Health on EthicalJobs.com.au. Founded in 1992, Jean Hailes for Women's Health is a national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving knowledge of women's health throughout the various stages of women’s lives.

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