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 Continue to Decline as the COVID-19 Crisis Continues

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Australian job postings continue to decline as widespread shutdowns weigh on the economy.


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Job Seekers Flock to Australian Supermarkets

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Australian job searches for our major supermarket chains have surged following recent announcements that they would be hiring thousands of workers to meet demand.


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In Australia, Job Seeker Interest in Remote Work Surges Following COVID-19 Outbreak

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The ability to work from home has never been more desirable. Australian job seekers are responding to an unprecedented change in economic circumstances.


Retail and Hospitality Have Underperformed Since Cutting Penalty Rates

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Cuts to Australian penalty rates have put pressure on lower-income workers across the country. For two years, the promise of more jobs and hours went unfulfilled, probably due to tough economic conditions. Now that is starting to change.


Fire-Related Job Searches Surge as Australia Burns

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As devastating bushfires rage across the country, Australians have responded as they always do in crisis: by banding together and doing what they can to help. Many want to be on the frontline, with job search for firefighter roles reaching a record high.


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