Job opportunities in 2016

Employment opportunities are expected to increase for the following top jobs and industries in Australia:

Front End Programmers – Front End Programming is a skill-set in high demand as Australia retains its position as one of the world’s top 10 e-commerce markets. Programmers with the right skills select will have various options to choose from.

Carpenters – The increasing demand for skilled Carpenters is in line with the continued growth of the construction industry and real-estate market.

Site Managers  – Demand for the Site Managers also known as Construction Managers has increased due to the strong property market.

Forklift Drivers  – Forklift Drivers are in strong demand due to growing domestic and international online shopping trends.

Account Managers – Highly skilled sales professionals are in demand, there will always be a strong need to for those talented in sales to acquire new clients and retain existing clients in many industries.

The industries with the largest projected employment growth for 2016–17 are:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance
  • Construction
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Mining
  • Education and Training
  • Retail Trade
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing
  • Public Administration and Safety
  • Accommodation and Food Services
  • Financial and Insurance Services.

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