Doctors, IT Professionals, Technicians in great demand in Australia as the employers find it difficult to fill open positions

Australia, 3rd December: Unable to find the requisite talent, many vacancies remain unfulfilled in Australia. IT, Doctors, technicians and support staff are in great demand in Australia. Employers are finding it cost effective to train the talent rather than keeping vacancies open

These are the hottest jobs and skills in Australia.

Australia facing shortage of trained professionals to fill the vacancies open. Doctors, IT Professionals in demand in Australia
Australia facing shortage of trained professionals to fill the vacancies open. Doctors, IT Professionals in demand in Australia

Most In-demand Skills and Jobs in Australia– Most In-demand Skills and Jobs in Australia are being discussed in detail in this article. Australia has been creating several new categories of jobs in the past few years. The job market is growing in Australia and is expected to maintain its rate of growth in the coming times too.

“Doctors, IT Professionals, Technicians are in great demand in Australia as the open positions stay unfilled. “

As per the latest figures, Australia created nearly 180,000 new jobs in the last year. That’s something remarkable. There has been a sustained demand for skilled trades and engineers in Australia.

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Some of the top jobs in demand in Australia in the year 2016  and likely to continue in great demand in 2017 are—

  • Skilled trades
  • Engineers
  • Executives/managers
  • IT Staff
  • Accounting and finance staff
  • Doctors and other non-nursing health professionals
  • Technicians
  • Office Support staff
  • Drivers

Australia facing skills shortage—Skills shortage is what exactly is holding back Australia despite of creation of new Australian jobs. Figures by latest ManpowerGroup Talent Shortage Survey show that nearly 38 percent of around 1,500 firms (surveyed throughout Australia) faced difficulties in filling vacant job positions.

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This is simply due to increasing shortage of skills needed in Australia.

Many vacant positions stay open due to Unavailability of skilled manpower  Due to unavailability of required skilled workers, employers and firms in Australia are unable to fill vacant job positions. Another fact worth notable is that lack of experience and hard skills are bothering Australian firms wanting to fill vacant job positions.

Employers in Australia grooming new talent to fill open positions- Nearly 76 percent of organizations, no doubt, are focusing on training of existing employees for filling up vacant job positions in Australia. This is being done through upskilling and traineeships. This is being done to groom perfect people for the job and hence it is worth the cost to train the available workforce is what is proving handy for them right now.

The fact is that technology has made a marked shift in market demands. This has resulted in creation of new jobs unheard of in the last decade, stated Managing Director of ManpowerGroup ANZ, Richard Fisher.