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Have I got a job for you?

October 12, 2022

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A bounce-back in international visitor arrivals and a relaxation in visa rules are already providing some relief for the Australian hotel industry as job vacancies begin to ease.

New CBRE research has highlighted that while the busy Christmas holiday season is still expected to create some headaches for owners, an uptick in arrivals has corresponded with a decline in the Hospitality Job Advertisement Index, which fell by 60% in the three months to July 2022. 

While there were still more than 34,000 hospitality related vacancies across Australia in July - more than double the ads recorded three years earlier - the positive trajectory of the job index signals signs of a turnaround.