Economics Explained

Job platforms and recruitment agencies

Episode Summary

Huge numbers of people are finding jobs online using job platforms such as Indeed and Seek. For instance, Indeed has claimed 200 million people search for jobs, post resumes, or research employers on its site every month. In this episode, Economics Explained host Gene Tunny speaks with Chris Poole, a Senior Consultant at Frontline Health Recruitment, about job platforms in the modern jobs market, and also about the role of recruitment agencies given the digital disruption that has occurred.

Episode Notes

This episode’s guest is Chris Poole, a Senior Consultant at Frontline Health Recruitment, an Australian recruitment agency specialising in the health sector. Frontline Health Recruitment is on the same floor as Economics Explained host Gene Tunny’s business Adept Economics in the Johnson Hotel in Spring Hill, Brisbane. 

Highlights of this episode include:

Gene and Chris’s conversation was recorded on 31 October 2019 in the Adept Economics office in Spring Hill, Brisbane, using a Zoom H4n Pro digital recorder and Shure SM58 microphones.