Australian HR Recruitment Market Review 2021

Australian HR Recruitment Market Review 2021

Angela Franks Market Insight

Australian HR Recruitment Market Review 2021

As we hit the halfway mark of 2021 and put 2020 firmly behind us, the Australian HR recruitment market has come back with a vengeance. 

Many organisations have come out leaner and stronger and are now needing to hire and hire quickly. We saw a number of organisations restructure; some too hastily, some accelerating planned changes and others delayed. The consistent in 2020 was that many organisations wanted to wait and see.

Fast forward into the first half of 2021 and we now have a huge influx of roles at all levels all at once.

Predictions for the next 12 months:
• High demand for contractors
• Redesign of benefits and employee value proposition
• Mental Health & Wellbeing part of the day to day culture
• Significant increase on headcount turnover

Key HR skillsets that will be hired in 2021-22:
• Talent Acquisition
• Organisation Design & Development
• Leadership & management development
• HRIS project management

Most in Demand Roles:
• HR Business Partners
• Talent Acquisition Specialists
• Instructional Designers

The Frazer Jones Australia 2021 salary and benefits survey has revealed useful insights into HR and HSE professionals remuneration including salaries, bonuses and benefits, as well as levels of job satisfaction and employee tenure. The survey has also exposed some interesting trends including flexibility, the changing workplace landscape and the impact of wage stagnation on employee loyalty and retention.

We invite you to download the complete report by filling in the form below, or for an in-depth discussion on any of the material in the report please contact one of our Frazer Jones consultants today.

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