The Australian workforce is shifting rapidly into services -- especially health and care services -- while traditional production industries decline. We take a look at what the workforce will look like in 2020.
The admission by the ABS that its recent employment data are wrong is a real crisis for an agency that has endured years of cuts, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
This week's jobs data aren't anything to be worried about but it's clear the strong economic start to 2014 hasn't been maintained, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
Unemployment has reached a 10-year high but the news from the ABS today wasn't all bad, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write. Employers are hedging their bets on which way the economy will go.
There's no need for alarmism: the Australian economy will cope with the job losses generated by Holden, Qantas and other closures, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
There is not likely to be an RBA rate cut in the near future, as jobs growth was much stronger than expected in February. But is the Australian economy out of the woods for 2013?
Uemployment is steady at 5.4%, data out today shows. All eyes are now on the Aussie dollar, to see if it will continue to drift downwards -- to the aid of a sluggish economy.
Worried about a career in the arts? It's not as bad as you may think. Journalists and printers may be on the scrap heap, but there are more artists employed than ever according to new data.
ABS data shows the dynamics of the Australian workforce are changing -- good news at last for manufacturing, but bad news for public servants and construction workers.