Indeed Hiring Lab Australia
It’s 2022 and hospitality is finally on its feet again. The return of international travel and the absence of economic restrictions have allowed the sector to roar back to life. But can it find workers to fill the jobs being created?
Job postings eased throughout the Easter holiday period, ending April considerably lower than a month earlier. With inflation high — driven by rising business costs — the remainder of the year will be more challenging for the Australian economy, even as labour market metrics remain favourable.
Australian jobseekers have become more active in recent months, with job search intensity rising across the country. Lower-income and jobless workers are understandably the most likely to urgently seek new employment.
Job postings accelerated in the lead-up to Easter. Australia’s jobs recovery continues to impress and all signs point towards further tightening of the nation’s labour market in coming months.
As summer draws to a close, competition for talent across Australia remains elevated with job postings near record levels. All signs point to a further tightening of Australia’s labour market.
Job sharing has become increasingly popular in Australia throughout the pandemic, particularly during lockdowns, as employers explore more innovative work arrangements to deal with the unprecedented situation.