Mining and energy sector continues to lead national jobs rise
August 24th, 2018
Mining resources and energy sector led Australia’s year-on-year rise in job advertisements, according to the latest report released by SEEK.
These vacancies were headed by demand in permanent roles, which posted a further increase of 1.5 per cent in July.
Temporary and contract roles fell for the second consecutive month.
Meanwhile, there was an increased demand for engineering professionals and trades and operators, but that for operational management roles declined as of July this year.
According to DFP, the metal ore mining sub-sector continues experienced the biggest increase in job demand, with a further 3 per cent increase in July. This was followed by a 2.1 per cent increase in oil and gas extraction. Read more…