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Covid-19 and the latest job trends: week ending August 30th

Your weekly update

31 August 2020

Listings

Overall, listings last week were up +2.5% on a 7 day average.

Growing categories this week included:

  • Projects & contracts management +124%
  • Storepersons & warehousing +32%
  • Labourers +25%
  • Chefs +24%
  • Early childhood +23%

The subcategories with the most listings were

  • Building & carpentry
  • Drivers & couriers
  • Labourers
  • Retail assistants
  • Management

 

Applications

Last week, growing categories included:

  • Storepersons & warehousing +33%
  • Waiting staff +24%.
  • Building & carpentry +17%
  • Bar staff & baristas +13%.
  • Warehouse & distribution +10%.

The sub-categories with the most applications:

  • Retail assistants
  • Drivers & couriers
  • Administration
  • Caregiving
  • Chefs

 

Regional data

Auckland

Listings:

The sub-categories with the most new listings were:

  • Warehouse & distribution
  • Labouring
  • Management
  • Building & carpentry
  • Storepersons & warehousing

Applications:

The sub-categories with the greatest increases in applications were:

  • Retail assistants
  • Storepersons & warehousing
  • Building & carpentry
  • Administration
  • Process & assembly

 

Wellington

Listings:

The sub-categories with the most new listings were:

  • Building & carpentry
  • Chefs
  • Early childhood
  • Administration
  • Central government

Applications:

The sub-categories with the greatest increases in applications were:

  • Storepersons & warehousing
  • Butchers & bakers
  • Waiting staff
  • Bar staff & baristas
  • Early childhood

 

Canterbury

Listings:

The sub-categories with the most new listings were:

  • Building & carpentry
  • Labourers
  • Labouring
  • Drivers & couriers
  • Warehouse & distribution

Applications:

The sub-categories with the greatest increases in applications were:

  • Labourers
  • Waiting staff
  • Sales representatives
  • Warehouse & distribution
  • Management

 

Bay of Plenty

Listings:

The sub-categories with the most new listings were:

  • Administration
  • Machine operators
  • Drivers & couriers
  • Retail assistants
  • Labourers

Applications:

The sub-categories with the greatest increases in applications were:

  • Retail assistants
  • Administration
  • Labourers
  • Storepersons & warehousing
  • Accounts administrators

 

Waikato

Listings:

The sub-categories with the most new listings were:

  • Labourers
  • Retail assistants
  • Drivers & couriers
  • Building & carpentry
  • Machine operators

Applications:

The sub-categories with the greatest increases in applications were:

  • Cleaning
  • Warehouse & distribution
  • Early childhood
  • Reception
  • Department managers

*All data is from the 7 days to Sunday, 30th August 2020