Ethical Jobs Blog

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

Contribution of NFP's recognised - how about some pay equity?
Posted on Feb 25, 2010 03:23 PM |

The recent release of the Productivity Commission's report on the not-for-profit sector has revealed the huge contribution that the sector makes to the Australian economy. And even if you're working in a not-for-profit job, the results might surprise you . . .

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Your Ethics or Your Money: Closing the Gap
Posted on Feb 11, 2010 04:12 PM |

Last year, EthicalJobs.com.au reported on the willingness of ethical jobseekers to take a pay cut to work in the not-for-profit sector. But is the discrepancy between not-for-profit jobs and their private or public sector equivalents getting bigger or smaller? And feel good factor and relaxed dress code aside, are there some hidden fiscal benefits in working for a better world?

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Want an ethical job? Get $50,000 to make your own!
Posted on Feb 04, 2010 04:06 PM |

Imagine if you could get paid to work for your favourite charitable organisation for a whole year - and it didn't cost them a cent.

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Unethical Job #347 - Biotic-Powered Super-Soldier
Posted on Jan 21, 2010 09:38 PM |

Think that selling cigarettes for an evil tobacco company or hawking weapons to third-world dictators are unethical jobs? Check out this job that was posted on an Australian job-seach site last week - it's a screamer!

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Spam, spam, jobs and spam
Posted on Dec 24, 2009 03:25 PM |

As with the proverbial room full of monkeys and typewriters destined to reproduce the entire works of Shakespeare given enough time, the "spam, spam, jobs and spam" approach may eventually lead to employment. But will it endear you to the HR officers forced to spend hours sorting the wheat from the chaff?

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How to get that holiday edge on finding an ethical job
Posted on Dec 24, 2009 02:34 PM |

We’re heading off for our Christmas break, but before we go, we thought we’d leave all you ethical jobseekers with a few tips on what you can do over the holiday break to give you the edge over all those other jobseekers who are out frolicking in the sunshine (or in bed with a hangover!).

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Ecopreneur: the quest for Ethical, meaningful employment!
Posted on Dec 23, 2009 03:04 PM |

“What is an ecopreneur?” we hear you ask. Ecopreneur is a blending of the words 'ecological' and 'entrepreneur' – an ecopreneur is an entrepreneur who prioritises the planet and people above profit.

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Volunteering - a step on the ethical career path?
Posted on Dec 17, 2009 04:18 PM |

With Christmas and New Years being the traditional season for goodwill and the making of resolutions, it's no surprise that not-for-profit organisations have reported higher levels of interest in volunteering at this time of year. So if you're looking to take another step along the pathway to a more ethical career in the New Year, check out some opportunities for (unpaid) work for a better world in the New Year!

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38 New Positions Available for WA Ethical Job seekers!
Posted on Dec 10, 2009 03:01 PM |

Is there are silver lining to the GFC? If you're looking for an ethical job in WA then the answer would be yes! with the establishment of a new program Jobseekers2Communities.

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Meet Fair Trade Employers: Fair@Square!
Posted on Dec 04, 2009 11:32 AM |

Are you interested in working in the fair trade industry? Interested in meeting potential fair trade employers in the Melbourne region? Then come check out the Fair@Square Festival 2009

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