Latest NZ Ministry of Employment Report

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has released its July Jobs Online report, and found that all vacancies have increased by 0.2% with job advertisements increasing in six out of eight industry group. Some of the highlights include:

Fastest growing occupations

Over the year, the fastest growing occupations were conference managers and event organisers, professionals environmental scientists, air- conditioning and refrigeration mechanics, security officers and guards,  clerical and office support workers,  real estate sales agents, machine operators, and concreters.

Job vacancies increased in four out of five skill levels

In July, there were increases in vacancies across four out of five of the skill levels. The largest increases were for skilled, followed by semi-skilled. The only decrease was for highly skilled occupations.

Job vacancies increased nine out of ten regions over the past month

Over the past month, the number of vacancies increased in nine out of ten regions. The biggest increases were in Bay of Plenty, Waikato and Nelson/Tasman/Marlborough/West Coast. There were also increases in Auckland, Wellington and Canterbury.

For the full overview of the report, click here.