“The trend in Canterbury and Auckland job ads remains downward, acting as a drag on the national figures."
The report has also found that there will be population growth and associated growth in domestic spending.
“The recent NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Survey (QSBO) reported patchy hiring over the last few months, including an especially weak result for manufacturers."
“The demands of pre-existing occupations are rapidly evolving and so too are the expected technical skills required."
“Australia’s current IT skills shortage is a risk to business success and innovation."
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“Due to a range of factors, including easing of the macroeconomic conditions, the rate of job ad growth has cooled since April 2018."
“Our data shows that the private sector job market peaked around the start of 2018 and there has been a significant (5-10 per cent) tail off since then. The decline in business confidence is now reducing new hiring.”