"We will watch closely to see if this is the bottom of the downward trend, as we have seen signs of hiring activity stabilising in our data."
“Rather than being widely experienced across the country, the softening is clearly being affected by a resumed fall in Canterbury."
The capital city has been central in driving business over the last many years, but its job ads fell.
“It’s questionable how much more the public sector can boost employment overall, but for these specific industries, there’s no sign of slowing down in the new year.”
"Regional areas are generally faring better during the current economic slowdown."
"In June we have seen salary increases in a majority of sectors including banking and financial services."
“As Australian businesses work through the outcomes of the Federal election and set their 2020 financial year budgets, it will be interesting to see which industry groups commit to new headcount."
“Due to a range of factors, including easing of the macroeconomic conditions, the rate of job ad growth has cooled since April 2018."