22 Jun '14

News Services sector jobs go ahead in leaps and bounds after mining boom

As manufacturing industry work winds down, education and training jobs wind upGiven it is almost two years since the peak of the investment stage of the mining boom we are now at a good point to see what the employment situation looks like. It shows that while the employment boom in mining has certainly ended, in Queensland a different mining boom has brought some job growth. Overall, however, the decline of the manufacturing industry and the rising employment in the services sector continues.In May, for the first time in Australias history, there were more people employed in the professional, scientific and technical services industry than in manufacturing. It also wont be very long until the number employed in manufacturing is surpassed by those working in the education and training industry: Continue reading...

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