The jobs boom continues – but not for everyone
The strong employment growth of last year should continue for some time in light of the continued growth of job vacancies. But while overall the opportunities are better now for those looking for work than have been for some time, the picture remains extremely varied, depending on where you live and what type of work you are looking to do.
Last year certainly was a good year from employment. Over the year, total employment grew by 3.4% – the best annual growth since September 2005, and the number of hours worked grew by 3%, the best since 2010. And while the growth levels do seem to have come off their peak a bit in the start of this year, employment is still growing very solidly.
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