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.
Australian hiring activity remains elevated as we approach the end of the financial year. However, upward momentum has stalled.
Australian hiring activity remained elevated throughout May, following the end of JobKeeper, but upward momentum appears to have slowed.
Australian hiring activity remained elevated through early May, with job postings 44.6% above their level on February 1 last year.
Australian hiring activity has continued to surge during April, with job postings now 43.1% above their level on February 1 last year.
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