Strong employment in 2007

A NATIONAL employment survey has released statistics results that show employment prospects for Australians are expected to remain strong.

A NATIONAL employment survey has revealed that employment prospects for Australians are expected to remain strong.

The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey of 2,597 employers across Australia shows that business managers are intending to be more active in their hiring for the last quarter of 2007.

Australia’s employment market is expected to remain strong for the rest of 2007, with a net employment outlook of 29% in the October to December quarter of 2007, compared to 24% in the previous quarter.

When seasonal variations are removed from the data, the outlook remains at 29%, representing a 2% point improvement over both the July to August quarter and the October to December quarter of 2006.

Key contact:

Scott McLachlan

Manpower

smclachlan@manpower.com.au

www.manpowerprofessional.com.au

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