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.
Mismatch across the Australian labour market is substantial, but has not significantly changed over the past five years despite a shifting mix of job opportunities.
Despite continued uncertainty surrounding Australian energy policy, green job postings in Australia continued to track well ahead of other countries such as the United States and the United Kingdom
Australian workers are increasingly employed on a part-time basis. Over the past decade, half of all new jobs have been part-time. While some workers prefer part-time work, the increase overwhelmingly reflects weak economic conditions. Younger Australians have been affected most.
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