Australian workers are increasingly employed on a part-time basis. Over the past decade, half of all new jobs have been part-time. While some workers prefer part-time work, the increase overwhelmingly reflects weak economic conditions. Younger Australians have been affected most.
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.
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.
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.
In April, the Australian federal government announced sweeping reforms to Temporary Work (Skilled) visas, better known as the […]