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There are currently a record number of job vacancies in Australia – but the ‘odds are stacked’ against the unemployed

Australian businesses were hiring for a record 254,400 jobs in November. It marks huge job growth since August’s 206,100 vacancies, indicating growing employment. However, with unemployment hovering around 7%, there remains 3.7 unemployed Australians for each vacancy, at the same time government support is wound back. Visit Business Insider Australia’s […]
There are currently a record number of job vacancies in Australia – but the ‘odds are stacked’ against the unemployed
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There’s plenty of jobs in Australia right now

The number of Australian job vacancies currently sits at the highest level seen in over three years, according to data released by the ABS. In the three months to February, the number swelled by 3.1% to 172,900 in trend terms, leaving the number of job openings up 13.4% from 12 […]
There’s plenty of jobs in Australia right now
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Here’s where the job openings are in Australia right now

Australian online job vacancies fell modestly in February, fitting with recent weakness in other labour market indicators. The government’s Internet Vacancy Index (IVI), a report published by the Department of Employment, fell by 1.9% to 162,055 in seasonally adjusted terms in February, leaving the annual increase at 4.9%. Despite the […]
Here’s where the job openings are in Australia right now
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More jobs are opening up in Australia

Job vacancies across Australia continued to rise in the three months to November, adding to signs of continued improvement in the labour market. According to the ABS, vacancies increased by 3.1% to 167,000 in trend terms over the quarter, leaving the figure 11.6% higher than the levels of a year […]
More jobs are opening up in Australia