20 Apr 2012

Job ads down in March

11:00 am on 20 April 2012

The number of new job advertisements slumped in March after a solid rise in February.

ANZ job advertisement data shows the number of ads fell a seasonally adjusted 1%, led by a 7.5% drop in newspaper ads.

ANZ says the data is consistent with a stable to slight rise in the unemployment rate over the next six months.