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REAL UNEMPLOYMENT FIGURES

The latest data for the Roy Morgan employment series for January 2018 shows:

The workforce is 13,455,000 comprised of employed and unemployed, up only 41,000 on a year ago;

1.219 million Australians were unemployed (9.1% of the workforce); a decrease of 76,000 (down 0.6%) on a year ago. In addition 1.371 million Australians (10.2% of the workforce) are now under-employed, working part-time and looking for more work, a rise of 264,000 in a year;

REPORTS FROM THE FRONTLINE

Thanks for your patience. It has been a busy month as I have been in Canberra and Sydney.

Some curious stuff from a few of our clients.

One wanted help immediately in proofing a selection criteria. Alas, 'immediate' with the current load now means a nine day wait.

One client didn't want to email me his address or mobile phone details. The CV hit the spike with force.

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