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.


Aussie Labour Market: Highlights and Lowlights of 2017

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2017 was a remarkable year for the Australian labour market with employment rising at its fastest pace on record. But it wasn't all good news: wage growth remained near a multi-decade low.


In New Zealand, Christmas Jobs Come Early

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Indeed Hiring Lab data shows that retailers are optimistic heading into the biggest shopping season of the year. Christmas job opportunities began to appear in August and there are twice as many opportunities as last year.


Christmas Hiring in Australia: What’s in Store

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It hasn't been a great year for retailers in Australia but Indeed Hiring Lab data indicates that retailers believe that will change over Christmas. Christmas job postings are tracking well above last year as businesses prepare for the holiday rush.


Australia’s Workforce is Older Than It’s Ever Been, Creating New Challenges

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Key points: Australia is getting older, putting downward pressure on the share of people in the […]


Small Business in Australia: What You Need to Know

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Australia's small businesses employ 4.7 million people and make a big contribution to the Australian economy. Indeed economist Callam Pickering steps us through the data on small businesses: identifying the key trends and challenges that shape our small business community.


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