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Employment Australia

Employment in Australia has increased over the years in line with its prospering economy. There are various types of industries in this country where jobs are present almost in every arena. Careers in Australia are not limited to the Australian only but it attracts populace from all over the world. The government jobs can be divided into two parts State & Territory Government Jobs and Australian Government Jobs. In the past few years employment in Australia has made a significant progress. This year the unemployment rate has touched five percent which was around 11% in 1992. Currently Australia has the lowest unemployment rate since 1970s.

Jobs in Australia can be divided in to various sections. The major arenas are:
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • IT & Technology
  • Health Care
  • Logistic & Transportation
  • Construction
  • Management
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing & Operations
Knowledge based industries are latest career division which has developed in Australia. At present there are about twenty five thousand Information, Communication and Technology companies in Australia who provides jobs to around two lakhs thirty six thousand people.

Another major sector of Australia which provides employment to approximately three lakhs and eighty thousand people is the Finance and insurance sector of Australia. The growth of this sector is phenomenal and it is experiencing almost 5% yearly growth since 1980s.

The maximum numbers of jobs are in the Engineering fields, Construction, Architecture & Interiors, HR, Recruitment & Training and Aviation & Transport. There are number of sections of engineering where there are ample job opportunities. Chemical Engineering, Electrical engineering, Project Engineering, Quality Control Engineering, Infrastructure Engineering, Road and Rail Engineering and Power Engineering.

The newest fields which are generating significant amount of jobs in the recent years are in the Information and Technology fields. It can also be divided into a number of sections like
  • Applications Programming
  • Intelligence Specialists
  • Software Development
  • Business Analyst
  • Solutions Architecture
  • SAP
  • Computer Application engineer
  • Computer Programming
The employers in Australia offer state of the perfect infrastructure for their employees. There are provisions for incentives, health and safety policies and awards. The government expects of the employers to provide a proper family friendly workplace. There is a Work & Family Awards for the employers also. The employers in Australia recruit employers online. There are five categories of employments in Australia like Full-time or regular employees, casual employees, probationary employees, fixed- term employees and part time employees. The government of Australia has taken serious steps to ensure that indigenous Australians get enough job opportunities. There are incentives for the employers who offer jobs to the indigenous people of this country.
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