The number of employed people across various sectors showed an increase in August month-on-month, with wages growing marginally.
The number of employed people totaled 27.68 million in September, marking a record high since March 2014, when the figure grew by 726,000.
As the country gets ready to reopen its borders on November 1, the Labour Ministry has announced that 222,871 jobs have been created.
Over the next 12 months, 28% of companies expect to increase the number of employees as businesses recover from the pandemic.
It will allow for full-time, part-time, freelance and pro-bono work arrangements, and might include retaining and re-skilling options for older workers.
The Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has set a target of bringing a million workers back to being employed by the end of 2021.
A government survey has shown a rise in total employment from 23 million reported in 2013-14 to 30.8 million in the second quarter this year.
The roles offered typically involve short hours, and include tasks like weeding and cleaning that bring in an average monthly pay of less than ¥40,000.
Pre-pandemic, the public employment service office was facilitating over 2 million workers into jobs, said the Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE).
More than 376,000 job seekers have successfully been employed through initiatives implemented by the National Employment Council (NEC).
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The creation of 9.38 million urban jobs from January to August meant China has achieved 85.3% of its annual goal of job creation.
The jobless rate was the lowest since data was published in June 1999, down from July’s jobless rate of 3.3%.
The ratio of job vacancies to unemployed persons rose to above one for the first time since March 2019, with 163 jobs for every 100 unemployed persons.
About 9.8% of companies intends to hire more regular staff, while 3.0% will cut down on such hires when the country’s minimum wage is raised.
The government also aims to create 4,500 green venture companies specialising in eco-friendly alternative materials and renewable energy.
The sharpest decline in job ads in the month were registered in areas currently under lockdown, with falls registered in NSW, ACT and Victoria.
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The Labour Ministry is aiming to create almost 400,000 jobs in the country’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) within the next five years.
As of end-April, employment in South Korea's minor cities and counties rose by 3.6% year-on-year as the economy continues to recover.
The employment minister has said there are more than 150 occupations facing skill shortages across a range of sectors in the country.
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The country’s unemployment rate fell 0.3 percentage points to 4.6% in July month-on-month even amid the lockdown in greater Sydney.
Indonesia has officially launched a pilot project model to expand regional-based employment opportunities in five regions across Indonesia.
As of July this year, some 150,000 formal workers have lost their jobs, while over 768,700 individuals remain unemployed.
The government's current priority is to create as many new and quality jobs as possible to build a sustainable economy.
The number of roles still available comes after almost 16,200 job seekers were placed in positions within the sector at end-May.