Mismatch across the Australian labour market is substantial, but has not significantly changed over the past five years despite a shifting mix of job opportunities.
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.
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.
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.
Key points: Australia is getting older, putting downward pressure on the share of people in the […]
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.