As Australia emerges from lockdown, job seekers are on the lookout for retail and hospitality opportunities.
Some occupations hold up better in a tough economy, but COVID-19 is rewriting the rules as employment falls sharply in almost every industry.
Australian hiring activity continued to improve towards the end of May, particularly in areas where restrictions have been lifted.
Healthcare has been notably resilient during the COVID-19 crisis, with employment holding up better and hiring contracting less severely than in most other sectors.
Australian hiring activity remained subdued following Easter but there are emerging signs of stabilisation.