The top 20 jobs that are most in demand in Australia

IT CAN be difficult to find a job but the type of position you are willing to consider can sometimes make a big difference.

Report indicates strong growth for construction industry

INCREASE: The construction industry is predicted to see escalated demand in future decades.

CONSTRUCTION in Queensland and NSW will continue to increase.

How to nail that job interview

Congratulations on landing a job interview - now it is time to nail it.

Impress with some simple preparation

Dream crushed as 'no one wants to hire a foreigner'

Suzan Aliny.. "My children are very sad to leave their school already."

Skilled migrant speaks out about employment difficulties

$200,000 job goes begging, snapped up by foreign workers

Shotcreter Chris McKervey lines tunnels with concrete spray and gets paid upwards of $200K a year.

A lack of local workers means top-paying jobs are going begging

The boom is over, so what's bringing people to Gladstone?

A Gladstone development advocate has suggested the city could become an import-export freight hub for northern Australia.

New migration data reveals those moving away from and into Gladstone

How every job in Australia is going to change

The future of work: how your job will change by 2030

Drunk face tattoo holding Mark back

Mark Cropp says his face tattoo is holding him back from getting a job. Picture: NZ Herald

Mark Cropp wants to get off dole, get a job and put food on table

Thousands of positions available on Adani jobs portal

Adani Australia regional content manager Ben Hughes speaks at the Regional Growth Seminar in Mackay on Thursday.

Thousands of jobs available on Adani portal

How it took 2000 applications to get a job on Sunshine Coast

TOUGH GIG: It took Matt Collins 2000 job applications before he found a job.

Valuable tips for those feeling lost in the job search.

QUALIFIED COOK

QUALIFIED COOK Applicants should be experienced in a range of different cooking techniques and use of ingredients, Good English required, ability to work...

PE teacher going back to school for sake of his future

PE teacher Matthew Rose discusses his decision to re-train as a maths teacher with NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli (centre) and Lismore MP Thomas George (right).

Education Minister visits Kadina High Campus.

40% of vocational student loans will not be repaid: report

Toowoomba apprentice Sean Leonard has won the Third Year Apprentice category in the Australian Renault Apprentice of the Year awards.

Government student loans under a cloud

Claims foreign aid cuts hurt girls' education

Claims foreign aid cuts hurt girls' education

Miner makes cash offer as $3.9bn WICET debt continues to bite

MOUNTING DEBT: WICET coal loader.

Rumours Glencore trying to find way out of debt liabilities.

Why we will barely own anything in the future

In 2030, we'll be borrowing everything

Lucrative jobs go begging due to university obsession

Monique Khalifeh decided to follow her heart at Hair By Phd in Parramatta. Picture: Jonathan Ng

Apprenticeships come off second best in job hunt

Plumb job nets $20m for locals

Paul Fuller, director of Valley Earthworks, one of the local business to benefit from jail work.

Major contracted awarded for new Grafton Correctional Facility

Beer drinkers are getting fruity fresh for summer

ON TAP: Pumpyard chef Garth Kelly and Corinne Browne test out the new Lime Lager.

Ipswich brewery whips up Lime Lager in time for scorcher weekend

Hundreds of Ipswich workers prepare for last day on the job

LAST DAYS: The last day of slaughter at Churchill Abattoir will be on Thursday.

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