Original article by Geoff Chambers
The Australian – Page: 1 & 2 : 5-Aug-19
Almost 60 per cent of businesses looking for lower-skilled roles are finding it hard to find new staff, while almost 50 per cent are finding it hard in general to recruit new employees. This is according to research by the Department of Employment, which found amongst other things that many potential employees were disinterested in the job, lacked personal presentation skills or submitted applications that were of poor quality. Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry CEO James Pearson says the survey demonstrates that action is needed to address the problem of prospective employees who are not job-ready.
AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT, SKILLS, SMALL AND FAMILY BUSINESS, AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY