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Australian Employment Figures


Up by 26,400 to 12,640,800


Fell by 10,500 to 688,500

Unemployment Rate

Remained at 5.2%

Participation Rate

Unchanged at 65.6%


Seasonally adjusted, the number of people in employment rose by 5,600 to 12,636,300.
Full-time employment rose by 20,300 to 8,654,400.
Part-time employment fell by 14,700 to 3,981,900.


The seasonally adjusted total of unemployed fell by 37,200 to 665,800.
The number of people looking for full-time work fell by 38,000 to 449,700.
Number of people looking for part-time work rose by 900 to 216,100.

Unemployment Rate

Seasonally adjusted fell by 0.3% to 5.0%.

Participation Rate

Seasonally adjusted fell by 0.2% to 65.4%.

All details from the Australian Bureau of Statistics


PHR/SPHR: Professional in Human Resources Certification Study Guide
by Sandra M Reed and Anne M. Bogardus

Must-have preparation for those looking to take the PHR or SPHR certification exams in order to strengthen their resume.

PHR Study Guide 2017

PHR Study Guide 2018: PHR Certification Test Prep and Practice Questions for the Professional in Human Resources Exam

The Future of Human Resource Management

The Future of Human Resource Management: 64 Thought Leaders Explore the Critical HR Issues of Today and Tomorrow
Edited by Mike Losey, Dave Ulrich, Sue Meisinger

  Like its bestselling predecessor before it, this offers the very best thinking on the future of HR from the most respected leaders in the field.

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