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Approaching employers for work can pay off

A direct approach to employers, even if they haven’t advertised a job vacancy, can pay off for some proactive people looking for work.

Record numbers at jobs fairs around the country

Six jobs fairs across Australia from July to October this year attracted close to 13,000 participants.

The jobs fairs were held in regions impacted by change, where large-scale redundancies had affected local job markets.

Job ads continue strong growth in regional areas

Job advertisement growth over the past year was faster in regional areas than in capital cities, according to the latest data from the Internet Vacancy Index (IVI). This reflects a trend towards stronger growth in regional areas since June 2016.

Employers say ex-offenders are some of the hardest workers

The majority of employers who have hired an ex-offender have reported a positive outcome, with some saying they are the ‘best workers’.

Turn a hobby into a career

Wednesday 10 October is National Cake Decorators’ Day which seems as good an excuse as any to talk about cake.

Linking businesses with ready workers in Grafton

A jobs expo held in Grafton in late August connected people looking for work in the Northern Rivers region with potential employers seeking motivated staff.

Employers offer advice for mature age workers

The advice from employers for mature age workers is to not hide their light under a bushel.

Melbourne expos match locals with jobs

Melbourne jobs expos recently held in Broadmeadows and Dandenong provided people looking for work in those areas an opportunity to meet with local employers, hand out their resumes and discuss job vacancies.

Spotlight on the Internet Vacancy Index

The Internet Vacancy Index (IVI) explores opportunities in the labour market at a detailed occupational and regional level.

Devonport Jobs Fair

On Tuesday 24 July 2018, more than 800 locals attended a Jobs Fair at Providore Place in Devonport, Tasmania.