As businesses work through the challenges brought on by COVID-19, Australian workers are dealing with the pandemic's effects too. It's shaping the way they view their employment prospects now, and even their careers.
SEEK Limited (ASX:SEK) (OTCMKTS:SKLTY) is a diverse group of companies, comprised of a strong portfolio of online employment, educational, commercial and volunteer businesses. SEEK operates across 18 countries with exposure to over 2.9 billion people and approximately 26 per cent of GDP. SEEK makes a positive contribution to people's lives on a global scale. SEEK is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, where it is a top 100 company with a market capitalisation close to A$6billion and has been listed in the Top 20 Most Innovative Companies Globally by Forbes, and Number One in Australia.
New independent research conducted by Nature on behalf of SEEK Ltd (ASX:SEK) with 4,800 Australians shows the significant impact the pandemic has had on their working lives. From reduced working hours to changes in candidate confidence, plus increased demand in certain industries, find out more about the factors and shifts at play.
The latest SEEK Ltd (ASX:SEK) (FRA:SLD) (OTCMKTS:SKLTY) Employment Report shows an overall decline of job ad volume, at -6.5% year on year to January 2020 and -6.4% year on year to December 2019. Whilst year on year volumes are down, SEEK data is showing positive improvements, with month on month job ads up by 1.6% on December 2019.
Kendra Banks, Managing Director, SEEK ANZ comments: "The top three sectors contributing to job ad growth remain unchanged for the month, with Community Services & Development, Healthcare and Education and Training posting near record high job ad volumes.
The 2019 financial year was another successful year for SEEK (ASX:SEK) (FRA:SLD) (OTCMKTS:SKLTY) as we continued to deliver on our purpose of helping people to live more fulfilling and productive working lives and helping organisations succeed.
SEEK Limited (ASX:SEK) (FRA:SLD) (OTCMKTS:SKLTY) is confident of delivering strong returns over the medium to long term but this requires continued investment.
The latest SEEK (ASX:SEK) (FRA:SLD) (OTCMKTS:SKLTY) Employment Report shows a decline of 7.8% in jobs advertised (y/y to October 2019).
The 2019 financial year was another successful year for the SEEK Group (ASX:SEK)(OTCMKTS:SKLTY) as it continued to deliver on their purpose of helping people live more fulfilling and productive working lives and helping organisations succeed.
Today SEEK Limited (ASX:SEK) (FRA:SLD) (OTCMKTS:SKLTY) announces pricing and contract changes to improve flexibility and efficiency for all hirers and create a more efficient and equitable marketplace.
The employment demand across a wide range of roles within social services, particularly children and aged care support is a common theme. Specific roles include Aged & Disability Support, Childcare and Secondary teaching and Aged Care Nurses.