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.


November AU Labour Force Survey: Australia’s Underemployment Problem

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A somewhat mixed labour force report to end the year, with participation reaching a new record high but no improvement in underemployment or the underutilisation rate.


Australian Low Wage Growth: Was It Inevitable?

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Even though the labour market is now getting better, wages aren’t rising as much as in past periods of improvement.


October AU Labour Force Survey: Full-time Employment Leads the Charge

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Another strong month for the Australian labour market, particularly among full-time opportunities. Wage growth also took a step in the right direction


September AU Labour Force Survey: Another Step Forward

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Recent positive trends continued in September, with the unemployment rate easing further and the improvement driven by full-time opportunities.


August AU Labour Force Survey: A Big Improvement

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In August, the Australian unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level in almost six-years but it was the improvement in the broader measures of unemployment that stole the show.


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