11 Nov 2022

2000 jobs, 800 jobseekers at 2022 Auckland job fair

From Checkpoint, 5:46 pm on 11 November 2022

It's a job seekers market out there, with businesses crying out for workers. Today they were out trying to attract talent to plug their staff shortages. The Ministry of Social Development's Auckland job fair, co-hosted by the Warriors Community Foundation, showcases more than 45 different employers. But whilst more than 2000 jobs were up for grabs, just 800 potential jobseekers turned up. That's two jobs for each candidate. Our reporter Finn Blackwell went along.