9 Mar 2010

Job ads rebound in Australila

10:14 pm on 9 March 2010

Job advertisements in Australia rebounded in February over the previous month.

The ANZ Job Advertisement Series shows a 19.1 per cent increase in total job ads in February from January, to a weekly average of 159,778 in seasonally adjusted terms.

The ABC reports it is a significant turnaround after an 8.1% fall in January.

The figures include jobs advertised on the internet and in major metropolitan newspapers.

Total job ads are now 27.5% higher than they were at their seasonal trough in July last year.