20 Feb 2013

Online job vacancies rise

12:46 pm on 20 February 2013

Online job vacancies increased in January following consecutive falls in the previous two months.

The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment said skilled vacancies advertised online rose by 11% last month, and all online job vacancies rose by 13%, compared with December, led by IT, then construction and healthcare.

On a regional basis, Canterbury rose 19%, followed by Wellington and Auckland.

The ministry said recruitment usually start to pick up in January.