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February Job Report – Vacancies down 32 %

To make finding a job easier, Adzuna brings all the jobs in Australia to the one place. This means we have the most up-to-date statistics and insights on the Australian jobs market. Here are our findings for February… Adzuna Job Vacancy Index   Adzuna Average Salary Index Key Points Advertised job vacancies are down 36% Continued »

January 2020 Job Report – New year off to a rocky start

To make finding a job easier, Adzuna brings all the jobs in Australia to the one place. This means we have the most up-to-date statistics and insights on the Australian jobs market. Here are our findings for January… Adzuna Job Vacancy Index Adzuna Average Salary Index Key Points Average advertised salaries increased 7% year-on-year. Job Continued »

Job competition continues to increase

To make finding a job easier, Adzuna brings all the jobs in Australia to the one place. This means we have the most up-to-date statistics and insights on the Australian jobs market. Here are our findings for November… Adzuna Job Vacancy Index Adzuna Average Salary Index Key Points: Average advertised salaries increased 1% year-on-year. Job Continued »

High Volume Hiring Made Easy

The last Federal Election in Australia was in May, 2019. The Australian Electoral Commission noted about 80,000 temporary workers were hired for the election. This is an example of high volume hiring. Hiring 80,000 temporary workers is a gargantuan task and begs the question, where does a company even start when hiring en mass?  This Continued »

Writing inclusive job ads

Diversity in the workplace increases profitability. How? A wider range of talent spanning genders, ethnicities, and age groups provides more detailed insights into the needs of your client or customer base. A greater understanding of your customer base means you can sell to them more effectively.  This is why writing inclusive job ads is a Continued »

How to hire for soft skills

Research by jobs website adzuna.com.au shows a high percentage of jobs ask for soft skills in the job description. 25% of job ads asked for problem solving skills.  8.2% of job ads asked for problem solving skills. 8.0% of job ads asked for interpersonal skills. 6.5% or job ads asked for work ethic. 6.0% of Continued »

Job ads decline for the eighth consecutive month

September marked the eighth consecutive month of diminishing job advertisements, with New South Wales recording the sharpest drop. Jobs website adzuna.com.au tracked the number of job advertisements over the past year, recording a decline of 15% nationwide. Location % Change in job advertisements Australia -15% New South Wales -19% Victoria -14% Queensland -11% Western Australia -8% A.C.T Continued »

Competition for jobs reaches highest point in three years

Competition for jobs reaches the highest point in three years The number of job seekers competing for each live role has peaked at 7 – the highest point in 3 years. Alarming disparity between capital cities and regional centres for job seekers. Brisbane has been named the best city to find work, with 2.19 jobseekers Continued »