Green Jobs have continued a modest growth gain against the wider employment market, however, like the rest of the employment market there are concerning signs of vulnerability.
The key statistic to look for this month though has nothing to do with green jobs. It is the alarming drop in internet job advertising in the [...]
In case you missed it, the carbon tax was introduced on July 1st, and clearly the green job market is already seeing the benefit. Green job ads have increased by 14% just since June, a significant jump considering the recent 3-month slump. After the record leap in February, growth slowed and then declined, but as [...]
GreenJob advertising has had a moderate decline in ad numbers for the month of June – approximately 1% less than registered in May. This is consistent with the overall decline in employment advertising economy wide which also suffered a 1% decline.
Given the relatively small changes it is difficult to draw any major conclusions, however [...]
If you are a job seeker with experience in carbon reduction, environmental compliance or sustainability and you happen to have plans to head west, you are on the right track. Green job ads in Western Australia have grown by 40 percent in the past year since May 2011. New South Wales and Queensland are joint [...]
A recent report released by the US Department of Labour claims that ‘green’ jobs accounted for 2.4 percent of the USA’s total employment in 2010. In Australia we have been tracking green jobs through our Green Job Index since March 2010 and are currently reporting that 1.8 % of jobs advertised are green [...]
Green job ads are at an all time high, making up almost 1.8% of all jobs advertised. Data from the GreenJob Index, which tracks the monthly fluctuations of green job ads, shows green jobs are up a further 6% this month, up from 2574 jobs last month to 2730 this month.
The pursuit of green-collar [...]
As anticipated, the February 2012 Green Job Index shows a substantial improvement in the number of green jobs being advertised – just short of the high seen last July. Green jobs are up 56% on last month’s figures, from 1640 jobs mid-January to 2574 mid-February 2012. Of course, this month’s improved figures reflect seasonal employment [...]
With the Prime Minister’s claim of 6 million Australian jobs to be created over the next few years on the back of the Clean Energy Future Package, the Managing Director of GreenCollar Talent, Peter Hooper, cautioned that whilst the investment in renewable energies is crucial, we should not be tempted to dress up renewable [...]
At this traditionally quiet time of the year in Australian recruiting it’s not unusual to see a drop in jobs advertising overall. In the green jobs sector, however, we are seeing hiring for green jobs picking up again in relation to the market as a whole.
Despite global economic uncertainty, here in Australia improved political [...]
As the rest of the world waits for the European sovereign debt crisis to play itself out, the Australian job market holds its breath. There are clear signs of caution across all job sectors, and the green job market is no exception. Despite expanding Gross Domestic Product figures of 1.2% in the [...]