Labour Market Information Portal – 6 August 2020
The Labour Market Information Portal has been updated with a range of new data and research insights, including information relating to the labour market impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 2020 Services Australia data
- This dataset now contains the JobSeeker payment (which has replaced Newstart Allowance), as well as the Parenting Payment Single recipient population by age of youngest child. This information is available for Australia and for 51 Employment Regions.
Jobs in Demand Employer Survey Results (24 July)
- Information in this dashboard is based on a survey of businesses that operate in industries that are likely to be currently experiencing relatively strong demand for goods and services. The five industries targeted in this research are Health Care and Social Assistance; Transport, Postal and Warehousing; Manufacturing; Retail Trade; and
Impacts of COVID-19 on businesses – Victoria in focus (10 July)
- Highlights key results for Victoria, and how it compares with Australia overall, using data up to 10 July.
Jobs in Demand Employer Survey Factsheet – Top Jobs in Demand
- This insightful factsheet looks at business recruitment activity over the period of April to July 2020, with a focus on top occupations in demand.
The importance of personal skills when looking for a job
- A new factsheet is available for job seekers, students, and teachers providing information based on the National Skill Commission’s Survey of Employers’ Recruitment Experiences. Key insights include: the personal, people and employability skills in demand and how those skills differ by occupation; advice on developing these skills; and the importance of demonstrating employability skills when applying for jobs. You can access this factsheet on the Labour Market Information Portal Employers’ Recruitment Insights page.
Labour Market Maps and Analytics Dashboard user feedback survey:
- In April 2020, we launched the Labour Market Maps and Analytics Dashboard to provide you with more options to find and use labour market information at the national, state, and regional levels.
To help better meet your data needs, we are keen to understand your experiences with the dashboard. If you have a minute to spare, we would appreciate your participation in a very short survey via https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KLLG5NK
This survey will run from 3 to 31 August 2020, and your responses will inform future refinements to the dashboard.