Australia & New Zealand
“Pursuing professional development shows initiative and a commitment to learning, as well as an understanding of what it takes to excel in any field."
With the latest ABS statistics confirming more than one million Australians are classified as independent contractors, Australian hiring managers predict a 70:30 split between permanent and temporary employees by 2023.
With more access to portable technology, many employees can perform most, if not all aspects of their jobs from any location rather than their desk cubicle.
MBIE reports that over the past year, online vacancies increased by 9.7 per cent.
“I’ve had people’s spouses call me up and thank me for helping their husband or wife find the right job for them. That is very satisfying.”
Nationally, job ads have risen by 8.7 per cent, but Wellington has seen one of the biggest surges with a huge 9.7 per cent increase in the city alone.
With the acquisition, Acorn’s presence in Australia will be placing a workforce of over 1,000 temporary employees daily as well as a growing number of permanent placements across a range of industries, and in 2019 its revenues will grow to…
“Recruitment activity will remain buoyant during the first half of the year, especially for highly-skilled professionals who perform non-routine tasks that are not subject to automation."