An inkling to weakness

After January’s jump, job ads dropped in February. While it’s too early to define the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19), March job ads will better reveal economic responses. For now, Community Services & Development continues to lead the charge of the industries seeing job ad growth. Read on to find out what’s happening in your region and industry.

-1.2%

Growth in job ads

Compared to previous month

More candidates

Change in candidate availability

More candidates per job ad on SEEK

$81,411

+1.8%

Compared to same month previous year

Source: SEEK Employment Trends: Annual % change (3m/3m)