Part Time Jobs in Perth and WAAuthor:Mark Read
With part time jobs in Perth and WA comes flexibility, which can often be a way for someone wanting to wind back their work commitments, or to re-enter the workforce, without totally sacrificing their lifestyle. Balancing work and family is more often than not the driving reason for people to seek out part time job opportunities, where the ability to manage work and family, work and relationships or work and private commitments can confer significant lifestyle benefits on a part-time employee.
With Western Australia having Australia’s lowest unemployment rate of just 4.4%, WA employers and recruiters are continually looking for innovative ways to attract employees. Offering an employee or a candidate a part-time job is a creative way of fulfilling a role when a full time employee may not be available.
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What Defines a Part Time Job?
part time job is a job where a the part time employee works fewer hours than a full time employee, yet still receives all the entitlements and
benefits of a full time employee, but on a proportionate basis. Part time employees may work under an award, an enterprise agreement or a
part time work agreement, designed to meet the needs of both the part time employee and the employer.
WESTjobs has hundreds of part time jobs in Perth and WA
available at any time, from receptionists to sales – from cleaners to nurses. They are part of an army of around 800,000 people in part time
work right across Australia.For
employers, part time employees can provide cost-effectiveness, flexibility and a competitive advantage within their industry. Offering
part time jobs is also an innovative method for employers to cope with the employment stress that has come about as a result of the huge
take-up of people to feed the demands of the mining boom in WA. Other employment sectors such as building and construction jobs in WA, retail job in WA, healthcare and medical jobs in WA and many other sectors can benefit from the flexibility and productivity advantages that part time jobs can offer.
Part Time Work in Perth and WA Creates a Flexible Workforce Part time work can cover many sectors. However the areas where these jobs are most prevalent are in retail jobs, hospitality and tourism and administration jobs.
Employers and employees can strike agreements for part time employment
to suit both the needs of the employer – seasonal demands, unusual
hours, time-of-day demands etc. and the needs of the employees family
and children commitments, extra income, domestic demands etc.
Many employers find the hours worked in a part time job by a part time employee can be more productive than those worked in a full time, traditional 40 hour week. Employers in WA are also now finding that many senior roles can also be filled by part time employees, particularly when a specific project might have a temporary need for extra people, or when a deadline cannot to be met by existing staff. Whilst there is a perception that many senior roles cannot function effectively using part time jobs, the reality is that most roles can function on a less than full time basis, as long as they are structured and managed appropriately and effectively.
Today, the number of people reviewing their lives against such concepts as "the meaning of life" and "family / work / life balance" is increasing dramatically. Family, hobbies, health, sport and studies are now being recognised, both by employees and employers, as important components of a balance, productive life. Securing a part time job in lieu of full time employment or no employment at all, can add a new dimension to a person’s quality of life, personal confidence, productivity and meaning.
All these issues, along with the general shortage of workers in WA, help to explain why part time work in Perth and WA is enjoying a strong resurgence across almost every sector of industry. Employers and employees alike appreciate and enjoy the benefits of the flexibility and productivity that a part time job in Perth and WA can provide.
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