Callam Pickering

Callam Pickering

Callam Pickering

Callam Pickering is an Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab with a focus on Australia. Previously he was an economist at the Reserve Bank of Australia focusing on household spending and house prices. He also worked as the economic editor at online publications the Business Spectator and Eureka Report where he covered economic issues relating to Australia. Callam earned a Bachelor of Economics and Accounting from Monash University.


International

In New Zealand, Christmas Jobs Come Early

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Indeed Hiring Lab data shows that retailers are optimistic heading into the biggest shopping season of the year. Christmas job opportunities began to appear in August and there are twice as many opportunities as last year.


International

Christmas Hiring in Australia: What’s in Store

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It hasn't been a great year for retailers in Australia but Indeed Hiring Lab data indicates that retailers believe that will change over Christmas. Christmas job postings are tracking well above last year as businesses prepare for the holiday rush.


Demographics, International

Australia’s Workforce is Older Than It’s Ever Been, Creating New Challenges

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Australia's population is getting older, putting downward pressure on economic growth and labour force participation—the proportion of the civilian adult population holding jobs or looking for work.


International, State of the Labor Market

Small Business in Australia: What You Need to Know

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Australia's small businesses employ 4.7 million people and make a big contribution to the Australian economy. Indeed economist Callam Pickering steps us through the data on small businesses: identifying the key trends and challenges that shape our small business community.


International, Regional

Sydney May Face Brain Drain as Workers Look Elsewhere

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Indeed economist Callam Pickering provides insight on internal migration trends in Australia. New data show that a high proportion of workers in Sydney are actively looking for jobs elsewhere, including those with the skills most needed in a competitive economy.


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