Victorian Government Joins Forces with Supermarkets to Tackle Workforce Shortages

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced that the Victorian Government will be joining forcing with leading supermarket chains to fill workforce shortages by linking thousands of Victorian based jobseekers with food retailers. After announcing the campaign earlier this month, Jobs Victoria can reveal that they have already received more than 2,000 Victorian jobseekers expressing their […]

South Australia Unemployment Rate Drops to Its Lowest Level Since 1978

The unemployment rate in South Australia has dropped to an unprecedented record low of 3.9 percent for the month of December 2021. These figures provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) demonstrate that the current jobless rate in South Australia is the lowest it has ever been since monthly records commenced in 1978. “South […]

Job Vacancies Across Australia Reach a Record High

Data collected in the weeks leading up to the current outbreak of the Omicron variant has highlighted that job vacancies in Australia are at a level that’s higher than ever before. The recently published figures complied by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), illustrate that the number of vacancies reached fresh highs in November 2021. […]

Omicron Covid-19 Variant Is Making Australia’s Economic Recovery Extremely Difficult

The economic damaged caused by a record number of covid-19 cases being recorded across Australia is negatively impacting workers in pretty much every industry. Australians businesses are struggling to keep up with the number of workers being told to isolate after testing positive to covid-19 or after being listed as a close contact of a […]

Recent Lockdowns Resulted in The Loss of 378,000 Jobs

According to recently published figures compiled by The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) the data shows that 378,000 positions of employment were lost during the September 2021 quarter at the height of the lockdowns that were implemented in NSW, ACT and Victoria. Out of all the jobs that were lost 308,000 were considered to be […]

Australian Hospitality Is Experiencing A Huge Recruitment Crisis

The Australian hospitality industries is experiencing a huge recruitment crisis as there are currently an excess of 100,000 vacant roles. As a result of this a large number of lucky Australians working in the industries are getting paid double their award hourly rate. The challenges that employers are facing to entice people to work with […]

Wage Growth Continues to Increase Across Australia

Wage growth figures across Australia have continued to rise closer to the levels recorded prior to the start of the covid-19 pandemic. This trend has occurred despite covid lockdowns still occurring across most of the eastern cost of Australia during the September quarter when the data was collected. The latest figures published by the Australian […]

Unpaid Overtime Has Increased During the Covid-19 Pandemic

A recent report has shown that the number of Australians working unpaid overtime has increased significantly during the covid-19 pandemic. The report can reveal that unpaid workers are missing out on an average $230 a week or $460 each fortnight.  Across the country Australians are working an average of 6.1 hours of unpaid work each […]

Australia’s Unemployment Rate Continues to Rise

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) an extra 138,000 jobs were lost during the month of September 2021. This means that Australia’s unemployment rate increased up to 4.6 percent, from 4.5 percent, with another dramatic deterioration in the participation rate the main reason why the unemployment rate did not jump further.  Australia’s participation rate hit a […]

Tips For Reducing Burnout In The Workplace

Experiencing burnout in the workplace a problem many Australians experience at some stage during their professional career. This has become even more common in the age of covid-19 when a recent survey revealed that almost three-quarters of Australian and New Zealand workers admit to have experienced burnout at some stage during 2020.  There are many […]