Strong growth in exports over the projection period will support employment growth.
"Regional areas are generally faring better during the current economic slowdown."
“The trend in Canterbury and Auckland job ads remains downward, acting as a drag on the national figures."
"More employers also seem to be trying to transfer their best temps into permanent roles as candidate shortages continue to bite across many sectors."
“While it has been a longstanding concern that AI might replace HR jobs, the fact persists that advanced technology and methods are bringing new opportunities to the table."
“The more positive figures on hiring for temporary workers suggest that many businesses are turning to agency work to help them navigate the unpredictability they currently face."
"Wherever possible, employers should listen to what their employees have to say, what they like and want.”
“If UK companies are to stay competitive, available resources need to be better allocated in order to attract, motivate and retain their best employees."
“We are setting ambitious targets for 2019 and understand that fostering our company culture and supporting our team internally is what’s helping to propel us to the forefront of our industry."
“Policymakers should capitalise on these best practices, as we can no longer apply the same solutions to solve the 21st century labour market challenges. Our sector stands ready to take further responsibilities in building the future of…