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Covid-19 and the latest job trends: week ending Sep 6th

Your weekly update

7 September 2020

Listings

Overall, listings last week were up +17.5% on a 7 day average.

Growing categories this week included:

  • Farming +69%
  • Process & assembly +62%
  • Building & carpentry +58%
  • Drivers & couriers +50%
  • Retail assistants +44%

The subcategories with the most listings were

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

 

Applications

Last week, growing categories included:

  • Customer facing +25%
  • Retail assistants +16%.
  • Chefs +16%
  • Bar staff & baristas +14%.
  • Drivers & couriers +6%.

The sub-categories with the most applications:

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

 

Regional data

Auckland

Listings:

The sub-categories with the most new listings were:

  • Building & carpentry
  • Drivers & couriers
  • Warehouse & distribution
  • Storepersons & warehousing
  • Labouring

Applications:

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

  • Customer facing
  • Chefs
  • Storepersons & warehousing
  • Retail assistants
  • Drivers & couriers

 

Wellington

Listings:

The sub-categories with the most new listings were:

  • Building & carpentry
  • Retail assistants
  • Management
  • Caregiving
  • Chefs

Applications:

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

  • Call centre
  • Management
  • Drivers & couriers
  • Retail assistants
  • Chefs

 

Canterbury

Listings:

The sub-categories with the most new listings were:

  • Building & carpentry
  • Retail assistants
  • Warehouse & distribution
  • Drivers & couriers
  • Process & assembly

Applications:

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

  • Telesales
  • Administration
  • Chefs
  • Process & assembly
  • Retail assistants

Bay of Plenty

Listings:

The sub-categories with the most new listings were:

  • Building & carpentry
  • Drivers & couriers
  • Administration
  • Labouring
  • Chefs

Applications:

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

  • Primary
  • Office management
  • Waiting staff
  • Bar staff & baristas
  • Caregiving

 

Waikato

Listings:

The sub-categories with the most new listings were:

  • Drivers & couriers
  • Building & carpentry
  • Farming
  • Machine operation
  • Labourers

Applications:

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

  • Residential sales & management
  • Building & carpentry
  • Machine operation
  • Drivers & couriers
  • Chefs

*All data is from the 7 days to Sunday, 6th September 2020