|Recruitment Insights Report – March 2021
The report from the Recruitment Experiences and Outlook Survey, highlights key findings and trends in recruitment activity, recruitment difficulty and future staffing expectations. In March 2021, 46% of surveyed employers reported that they were recruiting or had recruited in the past month, unchanged from February. The recruitment rates in both Rest of State areas (49%) and Capital Cities (44%) were unchanged from February 2021. In March 2021, 23% of employers expected to increase their staffing levels over the next 3 months, compared with 20% in February 2021 and 16% in June 2020. In Rest of State areas, the proportion of employers expecting to increase staff in March 2021 reached a peak of 26%, the highest level since the start of the series in April 2020.