SME hiring struggles continue, but wages show signs of improvement, data shows
In December 2022, the average number of employees working for Small and Medium Enterprises in Australia increased by 20.7 points compared to January 2019.
Preparing locals for the workforce: New program offers a solution to the skills shortage in Central and North Queensland
The “Step into Resources and Infrastructure” program will take place in Mackay and Rockhampton and will focus on developing the employability skills and confidence of local people to help them enter the workforce.
Number of Australians working multiple jobs reaches all-time high
As cost of living continues to bite, ABS data has revealed that a record number of Australians are working two or more jobs.
From electricians to programmers: Australia’s top 10 jobs in demand
Ahead of next week’s Jobs and Skills Summit, the Albanese Government has released a list of professions expected to be in high demand over the next five years.
‘Reset the economy’: national jobs summit scheduled for September
The Albanese government’s jobs summit, promised back in May, is slated to take place at the Parliament House in September.
Tradies, sales staff in high demand as businesses struggle to fill roles
With a strong jobs market and the lowest unemployment rate since 1974, a third of businesses are struggling to find staff.
SEEK records highest number of job ads for third month in a row
Employment marketplace SEEK has recorded the most job listings on its website in its 25-year history for the third month in a row.
Labor pledges 1.2 million jobs in tech industry by 2030 if elected
Labor leader Anthony Albanese has lent his support to the Technology Council of Australia’s roadmap to create 340,000 new jobs by the end of the decade.
Australia’s ‘Great Resignation’ will arrive soon: ELMO report
Understanding the relationship between how employees feel and how they act can help employers plan for 2022.