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Labour Force Snapshot – August 2021

Unemployment rate Decreased to 4.5% Employment Decreased to 13,022,600 Participation rate Decreased to 65.2% Monthly hours worked Decreased by 66,000,000 Underemployment rate Increased to 9.3% Employment to population ratio Decreased to 62.2% Data obtained from ABS ‘Labour Force, Australia August 2021’ Released 16th September 2021https://www.abs.gov.au/statistics/labour/employment-and-unemployment/labour-force-australia/latest-release Andrew Green National Sales Manager andrewg@hoban.com.au | 0434 306 138

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Labour Force Snapshot – July 2021

HOBAN’s National Sales Manager, Andrew Green, reviews the state of the national labour force for July 2021. Australia’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.6% in June 2021, reports ABS The lowest unemployment figure in almost 13 years More people giving up on finding work due to ‘economic reasons’ It’s that time of the month again where…

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Labour Force Snapshot – June 2021

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released the latest numbers providing a picture of the current state of employment across the nation. The ABS releases the latest Labour Force Survey results for June 2021 Candidate availability continues to be low, with the focus on employers to develop attraction strategies Applications per job postings are still…

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Blacktown Mayor Tony Bleasdale attends Graduation Ceremony at HOBAN’s Distribution Development Centre

HOBAN Recruitment was honoured to welcome Councillor Tony Bleasdale to celebrate the first graduates to undertake warehouse training programs from its innovative Distribution Development Centre in Seven Hills, NSW.  On Wednesday 16th June 2021, HOBAN Recruitment hosted a Graduation Ceremony to celebrate the first cohort of graduates completing warehouse upskilling in its innovative Distribution Development Centre in…

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Recruitment Tips from an Industry Expert: HOBAN Recruitment CEO Alison Watts

Struggling to find your next hire? You are not alone. I’ve never seen the market so busy or pick up so quickly as it has done in the first have of 2021- and that means good people are in high demand. With their access to talent networks, recruiters can undoubtedly help connect you to these…

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How to Hire Quickly in a Competitive Market

It’s great to see the employment market is recovering in 2021. If your business needs to increase its headcount in a candidate-tight market, you may end up finding it more challenging than usual. That’s why we’ve put together some tips to help you move quickly so you don’t miss out on securing your candidate of…

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How to Write a Great Position Description to Attract Great Talent

In the same way that employers gain insights about job seekers through CVs, job seekers gather information about prospective employers through position descriptions (PDs). As job advertisements increase for the eighth consecutive month since December last year, it will become progressively more difficult to secure top talent. If you plan to hire this year, take…

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How HOBAN’S Clients Use Candidate Assessments When Hiring…and How You Can Too!

HOBAN utilises assessments as part of our end-to-end recruitment service or to supplement our clients hiring efforts with online tests or bespoke assessments. There are many benefits to using assessments when hiring. Assessments help us make better hiring decisions by providing objective data points and additional insights. The experience is quick and easy for candidates…

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The Benefits of Using Candidate Assessments When Hiring

Assessments help us make better hiring decisions. They are inexpensive for clients and quick for candidates to complete. Using assessments saves time by ensuring the right person is hired.

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