Tassie's Hidden Job Market revealed

About four in 10 successful Tasmanian jobseekers are being employed through word of mouth and the "hidden job market", an expert says.

Source: Sean Ford The Advocate 3rd June 2021 Titled " James McCormack says Tasmanian jobseekers can benefit"

James McCormack, the federal government's employment facilitator for Tasmania's North-West and North, believes many jobseekers are missing out on employment opportunities if they only hunt for work through the more formal methods. 

"In Tasmania, and it's a very Tasmanian phenomenon, the hidden job market is important, and how people use their networks to see what's around," Mr McCormack said "If you know someone who's working, ask how they got their job, is their workplace looking at recruiting, how do they recruit ...