The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment recently released its Jobs Online report for May 2017.
Highlights from the latest report show:
The All Vacancies Index remained steady with an increase of 0.6 per cent in May 2017. Over the past year, online vacancies increased by 11.8 per cent.
Vacancies increased in five out of eight industry groups. One of the biggest contributors was construction and engineering (up 1.4 per cent).
Vacancies increased in five out of eight occupation groups. The largest increase was for machinery drivers (up 2.6 per cent).
Vacancies increased in four out of five skill levels. The largest increases were in semi-skilled (up 2.2 per cent), followed by unskilled (up 1.4 per cent) and low-skilled (up 1.3 per cent) occupations.
Jobs Online measures changes in online job advertisements from three internet job boards – SEEK, Trade Me Jobs and the Education Gazette.
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