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The accounting profession in Australia is thriving. The number of accountants employed at the professional level has risen strongly over the past decade. This blog is where you find all the educational resources about the accounting industry and job market in Australia.

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Australia Salary Guides 2015

Posted on 23 November, 2015 at 10:00 Comments comments (0)

The 2015 Hudson Australia Salary Guides provide essential salary information for hiring managers, job candidates and anyone curious about what they are currently worth.

Drawing on the extensive knowledge of our recruitment consultants, we are able to provide you with up-to-date market data across a wide range industri...

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WA unemployment rate hits 13-year high

Posted on 23 November, 2015 at 9:55 Comments comments (0)

WA’s jobless rate has soared to its highest level in 13 years as unemployment across the rest of the country fell sharply.

Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics this morning revealed the WA jobless rate grew to 6.4 per cent in October, up from 6.1 per cent the previous month....

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Most stressful jobs in Australia

Posted on 23 November, 2015 at 9:50 Comments comments (0)

Animal and horticultural workers have least stressful work, new research shows.

If you work in sales support or hospitality then unfortunately you have one of the most stressful jobs in Australia.


New research by Roy Morgan has tallied the least and most str...

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Australia's most dangerous occupations revealed

Posted on 23 November, 2015 at 9:45 Comments comments (0)

If you’re a truck driver, postman or warehouse worker then unfortunately you have one of Australia’s most dangerous jobs.


Trucking workers have the most dangerous job in Australia, with more fatalities than any other industry, according to a new report by comparison website lifeinsuranc...

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The 10 Best-Paying Jobs In Australia - And The Worst

Posted on 23 November, 2015 at 9:40 Comments comments (0)

The highest paid are represented by the share of persons earning more than $2,000 per week ($104,000 per year), while the lowest paid occupations by those earning less than $800 per week ($41,600 per year).

The highest paid occupations are all professions and dominated by medical professions.



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Does Australia have too many accountants?

Posted on 23 November, 2015 at 9:25 Comments comments (0)

It used to be one of the safest career choices. But while Australians are deserting the accounting profession, an avalanche of foreign accounting students has hit our universities, prompting a fight between the government and big firms about how many accountants we actually need.

The number of Australians studying ...

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Industries that are hiring in 2015

Posted on 23 November, 2015 at 9:15 Comments comments (0)

The coming year looks positive for job seekers. A recovering economy, lower interest rates and burgeoning construction sector are all predicted to drive demand for labour, with skilled tradespeople and professionals leading the pack.


Key takeaways from the most recent SEEK Job Growth Report:

  • 16 of 19 Australia...
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Top 4 reasons why Australians change careers

Posted on 23 November, 2015 at 9:10 Comments comments (0)

1. Career progression


33% of Australians change jobs because they’re in search of that next big step up in their careers. The most common motivators driving them to climb the ladder include:


A better package and benefits. With growing families and escalating costs of living, itR...

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Top 5 Overall Jobs

Posted on 18 November, 2014 at 9:25 Comments comments (0)

After gathering relevant data, these are the recommended jobs based on popularity, company and salary. Take note that several factors were also taken into account such as projected growth, employee satisfaction, stress levels, varied career options and possible career advancement.


1. Information Technology

Why it’s great: Small, medium and large entities greatly rely on the use of computers and software. Background in inform...

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Top 10 Underrated Jobs (Careercast.Com's 2013 Report)

Posted on 18 November, 2014 at 9:20 Comments comments (0)

Some of the jobs available may not look very attractive but when it comes to job growth and pay, these could be equally rewarding. Listed in here is’s list of the most underrated jobs of 2013.


1. Computer Systems Analyst

Job growth looks promising for computer systems analysts with number of employees expected to increaseby 22%. This shows a strong compensation package with the top earners receiving salaries over US$120,000.

Median Sa...

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