COVID-19 coronavirus Australia jobs in demand include nurses, labourers and electricians1 juin 2020
Nurses, labourers and electricians are some of the jobs currently thriving on the Australian market as the country reopens after the COVID-19 pandemic.
There were 39.7 per cent more jobs being advertised on employment website Seek from May 10 to May 24 than the April average.
Waiters, baristas, cooks and managers are back in demand as hospitality and tourism job advertisements increased by 185 per cent from April to May.
Sales representatives and managers are also wanted as the sales industry job ads jumped by 141 per cent while secretaries are needed as admin and office support positions were boosted by 121 per cent.
A nurse wears PPE in St George Hospital in Sydney. Nurses, labourers and electricians are some of the jobs currently thriving on the Australian market as the country reopens after the COVID-19 pandemic
With schools reopening, teachers, teaching assistants and education consultants are still needed as ads for education and training job leaped by 104 per cent.
The federal government is set to announce a multi-billion dollar stimulus package for home renovations to help the construction industry recover.
As a result, labourers, electricians, fitters, turners, machinists and automotive workers are in high demand with the job ads increasing by 67 per cent.
The constriction industry accounted for almost a fifth of advertised jobs on seek, contributing to 19 per cent of ads.
Essential workers in the healthcare and medical industry continue to be in demand as job advertisements increased by 23 per cent.
Nurses, GPs, physiotherapists, psychologists, counsellors and social workers are some of the jobs included in the demand.
Two miners pose at a site in WA. Miners, operators, engineers and maintenance workers are in high demand as job advertisements in the mining, resources and energy industry have increased, according to Seek
Of the total ads on Seek, 27 per cent came from the public sector, followed by professional services with 23 per cent.
Meanwhile, construction and consumer services jobs each contributed 19 per cent and the industrial sector made up 12 cent.
Miners, operators, engineers and maintenance workers are needed in the mining, resources and energy industries, according to Seek.
Increased demand for delivered goods amid the COVID-19 pandemic has been a huge boost for the manufacturing, transport and logistics industry.
Truck drivers, warehouse workers, assembly workers and machine operators are all needed to ensure products continue to be delivered.
The large number of people working from home has also been positive for information and communication technology companies seeking to keep people connected.
Developers, programmers, software engineers, project managers, business and systems analysts are all in demand.
Two electricians modify wiring in Brisbane. Electricians, labourers,fitters, turners, machinists and automotive workers are widely needed with the job ads increasing by 67 per cent
The increase in job advertisements comes after the unemployment rate increased from 5.2 per cent in March to 6.2 per cent in April.
Around 975,000 Australians lost their jobs between March 14 and April 18.
As a result, 1.6 million unemployed people are now on the $1,100-per-fortnight JobSeeker allowance, also known as the dole.
Meanwhile, 3 million people are not working but will keep their jobs thanks to JobKeeper wage subsidies payed to companies by the government.
Its expected that 3.5 million people will apply in total, resulting in $70 billion in wage subsidies by September.
Construction workers at the COVID-19 RESUS Unit at Monash Medical Centre in Melbourne. The constriction industry accounted for almost a fifth of advertised jobs on seek, contributing to 19 per cent of ads