Job ad rise is good news

Townsville Bulletin - - Investor -

THE num­ber of jobs ad­ver­tised on­line and in news­pa­pers rose for the 10th straight month in Fe­bru­ary, sug­gest­ing de­mand for labour is ac­cel­er­at­ing as re­con­struc­tion in Queens­land con­tin­ues. To­tal job ad­ver­tise­ments on the in­ter­net and in news­pa­pers in­creased 1.2 per cent in Fe­bru­ary to be 19.3 per cent higher than in Fe­bru­ary 2010, the ANZ job ad­ver­tise­ments sur­vey showed yes­ter­day. News­pa­per job ads rose 4.4 per cent, while in­ter­net job ads rose one per cent in Fe­bru­ary. In Queens­land, news­pa­per job ads rose 30.5 per cent in the month.

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