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.


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.


Sydney May Face Brain Drain as Workers Look Elsewhere

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Indeed economist Callam Pickering provides insight on internal migration trends in Australia. New data show that a high proportion of workers in Sydney are actively looking for jobs elsewhere, including those with the skills most needed in a competitive economy.


In Australia, the Time to Look for a Christmas Job is Now

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It’s winter in Australia and New Zealand, but many young job seekers need to start polishing their resumes now. Believe it or not, it’s almost time to apply for a Christmas job. Christmas opportunities begin to appear on job sites in August, peaking between September and October. Those who wait until December are likely to miss out.


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