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In addition to identifying employment trends through our daily interactions with companies and jobseekers, we conduct extensive research on hiring and workplace issues. Read about our latest research, including results from our ongoing surveys of Australian CFOs, CIOs, senior managers and office workers.

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New technologies have a positive impact on job creation going into 2020, latest Robert Half international survey reveals

Independent research by specialised recruiter Robert Half shows that new technologies are expected to create more jobs going into 2020. While a McKinsey & Company report indicates that new technologies are expected to automate 25% to 46% of existing Australian workforce activities by 2030 ,…

More than four in ten Australian workers feel underpaid and prioritise securing a pay rise in 2020

As employees are faced with the rising cost of living coupled with slow wage growth of 2.3%, many Australians are dissatisfied with their existing financial remuneration. An independent survey of 1,000 employees in Australia commissioned by specialised recruiter Robert Half shows that 43% of…

Survey: SMEs and large companies face different barriers to attracting top talent

Australia’s ongoing talent shortage is one of the biggest internal constraints facing business leaders, as the cultivation of an agile talent pool of skilled employees is integral to business transformation initiatives and driving growth across an organisation.

Australian employers want more than a degree

Jobseekers should prioritise soft skills and technical capabilities to attract employers

Resistance to change one of the main barriers to adapting to new technologies

In order to stay globally competitive, businesses need to invest in their staff, building future-ready and technology-focused skills. However, independent research by specialised recruiter Robert Half shows that Australian employers find it significantly more challenging to train and hire staff…