Job ads soar – but no one’s applying

11.11.21 In October, SEEK had more job ads than ever before. Seek suggests this resulted from a combination of easing COVID restrictions and businesses getting ready for the holiday period. In Victoria, job ads recorded… Read more

The ‘Great Resignation’ comes to Australia

08.10.21 Over the past several months, the US has seen millions of workers quit their jobs, in what has been dubbed ‘The Great Resignation’. With mid-career workers and those in tech and healthcare, quitting at… Read more

Gen Z pursue climate careers

09.09.21 New research from the U.S. suggests that as Gen Z graduate from university and enter the workforce, they are more likely than older generations to pursue career paths centred on addressing climate change. 76%… Read more

COVID: Women on the Career Ladder

25.08.21 The pandemic continues to turn workplaces upside down however, it has only intensified some of the challenges women already faced. Throughout the pandemic, women have been more likely to be laid off, stalling their… Read more

How To Manage Your Wellbeing During The Pandemic

22.07.21 The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted each of us differently. Right now millions of Australian’s are still coming to terms with this ‘new normal’, as they adapt to restricted personal freedoms and ongoing uncertainty. This… Read more

Workplace flexibility attracts more women to the labour workforce

13.07.21 The pandemic forced many businesses to accelerate their uptake of digital technology and to embrace working from home. A shift that has provided the flexibility required for some women to better juggle work and… Read more

How do you make your business more attractive to candidates?

17.06.21 For many businesses across Geelong, recruitment can often be disregarded, or overlooked by a focus on new business. Today, more and more companies across the region are wanting to find out how they can… Read more

Vic Business Update: May 2021

06.05.21 Ballarat Gov Hub Opens Ballarat’s GovHub officially opened in May. The hub will house up to 1,000 Victorian Government workers, including up to 600 public sector positions relocated from Melbourne. Population forecasts suggest an… Read more

Where are the job opportunities in Victoria right now?

09.04.21 The latest job data from SEEK suggests that it’s now easier to get a job in 20 out of 28 national sectors, than it was before the pandemic. In fact, the data reveals there… Read more

Quality of jobs vs quantity in COVID recovery

15.03.21 JobKeeper has certainly provided a lifeline to millions of Australians throughout the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  However, with the subsidy set to end later this month, will Australia head toward a ‘fiscal cliff,’… Read more
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