New jobs website for democratic businesses

People who want to work for a democratically run business can now search for vacancies on a dedicated jobs and recruitment website.

Launched in April 2019, Democraticjobs.coop advertises jobs at worker co-operatives. The website was developed by Glowbox Design, a worker owned digital agency from London, with funding from the Solidarity Economy Association’s Principle Six Plus Fund.

“The idea came from the realisation that there are lots of people out there dissatisfied with working in traditional business structures,” said Glowbox member Jason Chrysostomou.

While many niche jobs websites already focus on different sectors of the economy, there were no platforms available for those seeking employment in democratic businesses, he added.

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