Casual Jobs: A Boon or a Bane

According to the recent studies, over two million Australians have been sorted out as casual workers, which is exactly one in every four employees. Currently, in Australia the trend of moving away from secure employment is one of the most dominant trends that is hampering the Australian workplace during the last decade. Trade unions throughout Australia think that this latest trend has not been benefitting workers. Moreover, working as a casual worker means being denied of all the entitlements like paid holidays or sick leaves that the permanent employees get.

Casual Jobs
Casual Jobs

However, every job opportunity has its own set of advantages as well as disadvantages. Most of the casual workers are students in Australia who like to adjust their studies while earning in a part time job. Most of the workers choose casual jobs because these kinds of jobs provide them with a higher payload opportunity. Even if they miss out on entitlements, they can make it up for the extra cash as a casual worker. Also for small businesses, this kind of hiring opportunity gives them the advantage of saving up on dismissal costs and makes it much easier to hire casual workers. This reduces the risk level associated with hiring and thus, gives a chance to the unskilled and uneducated candidates.

Employers as well as hiring agencies focus on the job advertisements that emphasize on the casual workers. Generally, they are hired on the hourly, daily or weekly basis without any obligation from the employers about the job being a permanent one or a temporary one. Casual workers are recruited as and when they are required. As they are hired on temporary basis, the casual workers can experience long gaps between shifts as compared to permanent workers. If you are looking for a flexible opportunity of recruitment in Melbourne with a motive of having a flexible part time job, casual jobs can be your option.

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Casual Jobs: A Boon or a Bane