Volunteer to get ahead


You may know that volunteering has benefits for the organisation you’re supporting, but did you know it can also help you get ahead in a career?

Seek.com.au says putting your green thumb to work for a local not-for-profit can make you stand out among other candidates vying for the same position.

According to Seek, volunteering is advantageous in three ways:

  1. Employers view volunteering as being as credible as paid work,
  2. It can be advantageous in a job interview;
  3. It demonstrates valuable personality traits a business may be looking for.

To find out more, read here.