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Thursday, 13 August 2020 09:04

SEEK jobs ads show small rise in July compared to June

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Online job advertisements on the SEEK website have shown a minor positive trend in July, rising 2.3% compared to June, but on a year-on-year basis the figures have not been encouraging, with a decline of 30%.

The company, which describes itself as an employment marketplace, said in figures for July, released on Thursday, that month-on-month, Queensland (up 7.4%), NSW (up 6.3%) and Western Australia (up 5.2%) were the three states that had contributed to the increase in job ads for the month.

In Victoria, unsurprisingly, online job ads fell by 12.8% month-on-month as stricter lockdown rules took effect.

Among the sectors that contributed most to this decline were hospitality and tourism (-49%) and retail and consumer products (-18%).

SEEK ANZ managing director Kendra Banks said: "While we continue to see a decline in Victorian job ads, the current figures are not as severe as the declines we experienced in March and April.

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"In July, small and medium enterprises did everything they could to innovate and find new ways to operate. However, we expect next month's job ad volumes to tell a different story after Melbourne entered stage four restrictions in the first week of August."

The SEEK figures showed that, apart from Victoria and the Northern Territory, the other states and territories saw a rise in online job ads, but at a much slower rate than in June.

"Queensland contributed positively to national job ad growth, with month-on-month job ad volumes up by 7.4%," said Banks. "Key industries contributing to this growth included hospitality and tourism, which was up by 31% month-on-month in July, and education and training, up 20% month-on-month in July.

"New South Wales job ad volumes grew by 6.3% month-on-month in July, with sectors including sales (up 17%), manufacturing, transport and logistics (up 16%) and healthcare & medical (up 16%) contributing to overall job ad growth for the state.

"Western Australia also performed well in July, with job ad volumes up 5.2% month-on-month. The construction, manufacturing, transport and logistics and sales sectors all made strong contributions to the state's growth, up 21%, 20% and 16% respectively in July."

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Sam Varghese has been writing for iTWire since 2006, a year after the site came into existence. For nearly a decade thereafter, he wrote mostly about free and open source software, based on his own use of this genre of software. Since May 2016, he has been writing across many areas of technology. He has been a journalist for nearly 40 years in India (Indian Express and Deccan Herald), the UAE (Khaleej Times) and Australia (Daily Commercial News (now defunct) and The Age). His personal blog is titled Irregular Expression.

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