15 Dec 2011

Online job adverts up

7:34 am on 15 December 2011

The Department of Labour says the number of jobs advertised online rose 4.2% in November, indicating firms had been wanting to hire.

The department's jobs online index shows skilled job vacancies grew by 3.3%last month compared with October, ending two months of falls

It says job ads rose across most industry groups, led by IT vacancies and followed by healthcare and medical, offsetting falls in hospitality and tourism, and education and training.