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Australia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February 2022 has come out as 4.0%, which is a further drop from January’s 4.2%. It is the lowest jobless rate since August 2008 and the global financial crisis of that year and comes amid a further easing of COVID-19 restrictions.

Published in Local Government

Employment opportunities for Australian executives are growing again after two months of coronavirus lockdown, according to a report by executive search firm EL Consult, and despite IT executive job advertising falling by 1% in May.

Published in Recruitment

More than two million Australians were out of work in April, with 2.16 million - or 15.3 % of the total workforce - joining the unemployment queues in the month, according to a new report.

Published in Enterprise Staff

Nearly 1.1 million Australians - or 7.8% of the workforce - were unemployed in October and to compound the bad news an additional 1.2 million (8.9% of the workforce) are now under-employed.

Published in Market

Automation of Australia’s workforce may not have such a negative effect on jobs and employment, according to new research which shows that more jobs are expected to be created — especially in finance — by automation.

Published in Recruitment

Despite avoiding a drop off in October, demand for executives in the IT sector dropped 9% in November, continuing a three-year period of generally flat demand in the technology industry.

Published in Enterprise Staff

The IT sector has failed to maintain large gains in job opportunities for executives recorded in August, with a drop of 27% in September off a small base.

Published in Recruitment

The outlook for job seekers is increasingly positive, with employer intentions to hire reaching an 18-month high in the wake of the recent drop in Australia’s official unemployment rate.

Published in Recruitment
Wednesday, 04 December 2013 13:09

Mixed signals on Australia, NZ ICT jobs market

The Australian and New Zealand ICT jobs market is a mixture of good, not so good and bad. Research released today highlights a contradictory employment landscape, and prompts a warning that a lack of talent to fill specialised roles may impact Australia’s ability to maintain a globally recognised technology sector.

Published in Recruitment
Thursday, 30 July 2009 19:02

Jobs rebound imminent, says leading headhunter

There’s good news on the job front, with the dramatic decline in demand for Australian executives late last year coming to a halt and new forecasts of a rebound and recovery over coming months in the wider employment market.




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