More Opportunities as Skilled Job Vacancies in NZ Increase

Thursday 7 January 2016, 6:22PM
By Quinn Recruitment


New Zealand has seen a steady increase in skilled job vacancy advertisements online for the second half of 2015. Despite the 0.7% drop in May, the online ads have increased by 4% compared to the previous year. This is according to the latest report submitted by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Jobs Online.

Skilled job vacancies are slowly recovering this year after the significant drop since December 2014. The IT industry had the largest monthly increase by up to 1.3%, while the construction and engineering industry suffered the largest fall at 2.2%.

David Paterson, manager at the Labour Market and Business Performance at the Ministry of Business, says that the report highlighted the key trends throughout different industries, regions and occupations. He added that key trends, like the fall of the number of job vacancies and the different factors leading to a weaker demand in the construction industry, are the cause for this.

This doesn’t mean that people in the construction and engineering industry should worry, though. As New Zealand continues to develop, so do the needs of the country to build new infrastructures to keep up. Many contractors will seek workers and hire them to meet the demands of their project. After all, they have a schedule to meet and the right strength of the workforce is the way to make sure they complete it on or before the expected deadline.

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