Callam Pickering, economist at global jobs site Indeed, has updated his Australian job listings data, which shows a continued improvement; albeit from highly depressed levels.
As shown in the next chart, new job listings postings on Indeed for seven days or less have doubled since their low:
However, they would need to double again to return to pre-crisis levels.
Total job listings are also improving, albeit still down 52% from the same time last year:
These are positive signs for Australia’s jobs, although there is obviously a long way to go before we get back to ‘normal’.