Sydney – The Place for Jobs NOW!

With the strongest economy in the nation, Sydney is the place to be for exciting job opportunities in 2016. We've covered a few in our latest blog post!
Thanks to a booming local economy, Sydney - the glittering harbor city - is a great place for jobseekers and experienced professionals seeking work in 2016. With the unemployment rate for the metropolitan region sitting at a low 4.2% as of November 2015 compared to 5.8% for the nation as a whole, jobs in Sydney are plentiful and only expected to grow on the back of record infrastructure investment by the state government. As with the employment needs in most major Australian cities, skilled workers in certain industries are in-demand.
Where to Look: the Best Industries for Jobs in Sydney in 2016
Whilst Sydney’s economic performance and that of New South Wales more broadly continues to lead the nation, what industries should job seekers look at for jobs prospects in Australia’s harbor-side city?
Due to the large-scale infrastructure projects underway across the metropolitan region, construction jobs in Sydney are currently in high demand. The roles include architects, concreters, OH&S personnel and project managers to name a few. Be sure to check out the ApplyDirect website for a range of Sydney construction jobs currently vacant. 
The population of New South Wales (which includes Sydney) is growing strongly, with a growth rate of 1.4% per annum in the 12 months between June 2014-15. An increased population equals a higher demand for teachers, university lecturers and other jobs in education. Private school enrolments in particular are set to expand, providing opportunities for highly qualified teachers. Have a look at our current listings for education jobs in Sydney.
Sydney is home to the highest concentration of tech start-ups and high tech firms in the country; many purely local operations and others being the Australian branch of well-known global corporations. With the federal government actively promoting the “ideas boom”, technology jobs in the harbour city are set to grow – especially those relating to data analysis and computer programming. ApplyDirect have a variety of exciting Technology jobs in Sydney available today.
With gorgeous beaches and an abundance of world-class attractions including the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge, Sydney is never short of international and interstate visitors flocking to its shores. More than 3.1 million international visitors travelled to Sydney in the 12 months to September 2015 - up more than 5.7% on the previous year. All this means a growth in tourism jobs and related roles serving the tourism industry. Keen to find a job in this industry? View the range of tourism jobs in Sydney we currently have available!

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