Strong Month for Mining Jobs
By Emanuel Gherardi on 18 August 2017
Hiring demand in the mining and resources sector rose in July, with the 5.8% rise the strongest monthly growth since 2013, the latest DFP Mining and Resources Job Index shows.
This robust demand lies in permanent job openings, which went up by 7.3%, and demand increased overall to a significant 42.5% year-on-year.
Temporary and contract roles grew by 3.7%, with the job market undergoing a rise of 41.4% year-on-year.
Job ad vacancies rose 10.6% in Queensland and 4.4% in Western Australia.