It’s yet to be seen how the latest Covid outbreak in Sydney will affect business confidence and the job market but the good news is that between October and November, SEEK saw the first increase in new job ads since before the pandemic.
Business confidence has crept back up to pre-Covid levels, according to NAB’s Monthly Business Survey for November, but businesses are still shedding jobs.
Anita Mitchell has made a huge impact on sustainable development, most recently with Lendlease. Now, she’s been picked to lead the NSW government’s new committee to ensure its public assets have a bit of soul.
Just like the NSW government, the Victorian government is banking on renewables – including offshore wind – as a job-creator that will help lift the state out of Covid-induced doldrums.
Victoria’s jobs market has been bouncing back over the past two months according to the latest SEEK Employment Report.
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The whole world knows Western Australia is tied to mining and even though the peak has passed, the sector still represents a 36 per cent share of the state’s GDP and employs more than 130,000 people. A new report from Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre says this is not a great base for security of the […]
The jobs in the firing line with climate change are: manufacturing, trade, agriculture, mining, services (including tourism) and construction. That’s the view from Deloitte in a no holds barred assessment of what our economic future will hold for us – without action on climate. As many as 880,000 Australian jobs could be lost by 2070 […]
For the first time since April, SEEK recorded a decline in job ads in August, reporting a reduction in job ads by 2 per cent month on month. The boom in jobs in manufacturing, transport and logistics, trades and services and construction seems to have cooled slightly (reporting a month on month drop of 3 […]
It’s no longer tools down for several different trade professions, according to data from ServiceSeeking.com.au. Outdoor trades in particular are booming, with rubbish removal jobs growing like crazy as people declutter, tripling year on year. Carpet cleaning and door installations have also seen a massive boom, with demand also strong for arborists, roofers, gardeners and […]
Key Leadership role responsible for the environmental management of sites owned and managed by the NSW Government.
It’s not an easy time to be growing a business but industries and companies that keep abreast of major trends such as digitalisation are likely to fare better in the recovery, according to business consulting firm Frost & Sullivan. The firm has identified a range of trends impacting the business world, including a rising demand for […]
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Go and work for Arup, the innovative engineering firm that’s had a hand in everything from the Sydney Opera House to the Melbourne Cricket Ground, as a senior environmental consultant. The company is currently working with a multidisciplinary team embedded in alongside Sydney Water to approve and renew its assets. Australian construction and infrastructure company […]
The Building Upgrade Finance Central Facilitator is an independent role hosted by the City of Adelaide within the Economic Development and Sustainability Program.
UPDATED 8.55 PM 15 September 2010. The prime minister’s Scott Morrison’s “gas-led recovery” is charging full steam ahead, with the government throwing $52.9 million at a bunch of gas projects despite advice from energy experts, such as AEMO, to prioritise renewables to bring costs and emissions down. Unless AGL replaced its Liddell coal-fired power station, this […]
Clare Parry moves to HIP V. HYPE with eyes on growth. Passive House super star Clare Parry has joined HIP V. HYPE to bolster the integrated sustainability company’s technical capability. The job, as better buildings lead, is an opportunity to “dial up the pressure on sustainable buildings”, Ms Parry told The Fifth Estate on Tuesday. […]
Remote and flexible working available – home base in Parramatta Salary starting from $280k including superannuation – commensurate with experience About the role The Executive Director will collaborate, facilitate and build cross-government relationships and teams across State significant precincts and projects as a leader in the HAP group. Your impact will be seen through: delivering […]
Last week’s news that Australia is officially in a recession has already spelled bad news for the community sector, with jobs at risk. New research from the Australia Institute’s Centre for Future Work has revealed that 12,000 community services jobs are at risk if the federal government does not maintain its pay equity supplements. It’s not […]
Cred Consulting is looking for an experienced and self-motivated Communications and Visual Marketing Officer to join our boutique Sydney-based community planning, urban planning, and engagement consultancy. You will be part of a small, dynamic team of independent social and urban planners, and community engagement specialists, who work for clients within the government, private and not-for-profit […]
Cred Consulting is looking for an experienced and self-motivated Public Spaces Planner to join our boutique Sydney-based community planning, urban planning, and engagement consultancy. You will be part of a small, dynamic team of independent social and urban planners and community engagement specialists, who work for clients within the government, private and not-for-profit sectors. This […]
The Avdiev Report is always a good indicator to the state of the property industry and the issue released on Tuesday was no different. There was some moderately good news on salaries with rises in September 2019 to January this year averaging 2.9 per cent, slightly higher than the 2.5 per cent rise reported for […]
There’s still a sense of wait-and-see hanging over the built environment industry due to Covid but that hasn’t stopped two major architecture firms going ahead with a merger. After a M&A discussions that started well over a year ago, Conrad Gargett and McConnel Smith & Johnson have decided to join forces. The merger will bring […]
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Engineers are devilishly good problem-solvers, according to Engineers Australia’s first chief engineer, Jane MacMaster. They are traditionally directed at technical problems, but Macmaster says an engineer’s knack for “asking the right questions” can help navigate Australia’s complex “wicked problems”, such as the Covid recovery and climate change. MacMaster is passionate about elevating the profile and […]
Covid might be stalking the land but in many areas there’s no let up in activity. Especially in sustainability. The pandemic looks to have stirred up new opportunities for companies in the position to expand and pivot into new markets. In June, SEEK’s marketplace for selling businesses observed the highest month ever of traffic and […]
The chance to work on Atlassian’s new hybrid timber Sydney headquarters was enough to lure Lendlease sustainability manager Matt Williams to join LCI Consultants as principal of the sustainability team, after nearly 20 years with his former employer. The building services consultancy has managed to snag a spot alongside Stantec to do the building services […]