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Callam Pickering

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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.


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Australian Job Postings April 2022: An Easter Cooldown

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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.


Indeed Job Search Survey March 2022: Search Urgency Increases as Job Market Tightens

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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.


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Are There Enough Young Workers in Australia to Fuel Hospitality Recovery?

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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?


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Australian Job Postings March 2022: Growth Strong Leading Into Easter

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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.


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Australian Job Postings February 2022: Back on Track

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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.