No matter how hard Labour tries to trash talk eh New Zealand economy, all indicators are showing the economy is recovering fast.
All regions across the country recorded growth in the number of jobs advertised on Trade Me Jobs according to an analysis of listings onsite in the April-June quarter.
Head of Trade Me Jobs, Peter Osborne, said the number of job listings nationwide was up 19% on the same period in 2013, continuing the healthy job market trend evident since the September quarter. âGrowth in listings has been very strong, despite the potential handbrake effect of the unusual combination of Easter and Anzac Day holidays in March, and a Budget that had a cooling effect on the number of jobs advertised in May.â
Mr Osborne said most advertisers were upbeat. âWeâre hearing plenty of optimistic reports from recruiters and employers, and the majority are planning to keep on hiring too.â
He said improved economic and employment opportunities in New Zealand also contributed to the lowest ever level of migration to Australia in May. âKiwis are increasingly likely to stay in New Zealand which is good news for NZ Inc, and is also complemented by returning expats who have noticed things on the improve back here in New Zealand.âÂ Read more »