Start of 2020 sees lift in job ads

The start of 2020 has shown some positivity for the employment market. While job ads are down 6.5% year on year, a 1.6% month-on-month lift in January has offered a sign of improvement. Meanwhile, Community Services & Development continues to be at the forefront of job ad growth across the industries. Find out more about how the market is faring, plus what’s happening in your area and industry, in this month’s employment snapshot.


Growth in job ads

More candidates

Change in candidate availability

More candidates per job ad on SEEK



Compared to same month previous year

Source: SEEK Employment Trends October 2019 vs October 2018, seasonally adjusted