Being a job seeker certainly hasn’t been easy over the last few years. From snap lockdowns to industry shutdowns and an endless amount of Zoom interviews, finding a new role has been tough. The good news? Job ads are up, and it’s an employee’s market, so it’s the perfect time to put yourself out there and find a new gig. We’ve put together a list of the hottest jobs going right now, all of which have had significant job ad growth recently.
Painters & Sign Writers
If you fancy yourself on the creative side and have a good eye for detail, then this one is for you. With jobs ads for painters and sign writers up an incredible 157% it’s time to crack out your paintbrush, along with your killer resume, and get noticed.
Carpentry & Cabinet Makers
Another win for the tradies out there. Carpentry and cabinet maker roles are up 146%, making them one of the most sought-after tradesmen right now. So, whether you’re a seasoned professional, or long for a career change after binge watching the latest season of The Block, there are plenty of carpentry jobs available right now.
If you love being creative, working with children, and have a whole lot of patience, then working in childcare could be for you. With parents returning to the office or a WFH/remote hybrid role, childcare and before and after school centres are seeking staff. Job ads are up 107%, so now’s the time to search for your dream childcare role – or start studying to get yourself qualified for the future.
Chefs & Cooks
Uber eats is good to us when we’re feeling lazy, but there’s nothing quite like the experience of going out for a good meal with friends or family. The search for chefs and cooks in Sydney is on the rise. Job ads are up 108%, so you could be cooking up a storm in no time.
Have an eye for design and a strong understanding of the retail space? Then becoming a merchandiser could be for you. With stores opening back up and Christmas fast approaching, it’s no surprise that merchandiser job ads are up 103%.
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