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Mining industry job ads up 30% despite Labor’s planned mining tax

Australia's mining industry is driving an increase in job advertisements in the past six months, with job ads in the sector up almost 30 percent in the industry.

Employment grows for 10th consecutive month

The number of fully employed persons in Australia grew for the 10th consecutive month, while Australia's unemployment rate remained steady at 5.1 percent in June.

Job vacancies down 2.8 percent in May

Job vacancies fell in May by 2.8 percent from February to 164,600 in the latest ABS data, with public sector vacancies collapsing 12.3 percent over the same period.

Job market dives as interest rates impact hiring decisions

Those looking to change jobs should hold on a little longer, the Advantage Job Index suggests, with the job market taking a small dive last month.

Job ads up 12.1 percent in February: ABS

Job figures out today from the Australian Bureau of Statistics indicate the economy is well on the way to recovery with Job ads up 12.1 percent in February.

24 percent of staff expect to have a new employer by the end of 2010

Increases in job advertisements in February suggests an economic recovery, but high staff turnover is clouding the true recovery, new data suggests. Commenting on the...

Job ads surge 19 percent to year long high

Job advertisements surged 19.1 percent to a year long high in February, according to the ANZ Job Advertisements Series. The ANZ Job Advertisements Series, which...

Job ads up despite fear of another slow down

Following a dip in January the jobs market gathered pace in February, with national job vacancies increasing 6.3 per cent compared to a fall...

Current account deficit blows out in December

Australia's current account deficit came in worse than expected at a seasonally adjusted $17.46 billion in figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics Most economists...

Banks out of touch with small business

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has come out firing against the big banks, claiming that they are out of touch with the financial needs of small business.


Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...