Recent official employment figures have been strong but other labour market indicators have been weak. THE ANZ's count of job ads for June did nothing to clear up the apparent contradiction...The figures mirror the quarterly survey of job vacancies...
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The widely watched ANZ job ads series shows advertisements for new staff fell 1.2 per cent in June, following a 2.6 per cent slide in May. Internet job ads have now fallen for three consecutive months, and are 8.5 per cent below levels a year ago.