Job ad rise is good news
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.