Average demand for workplace relations advisers
Vacancies for workplace relations advisers are average because:
- the occupation is growing slowly
- there is strong competition for positions that become available
- organisations are increasingly hiring advisers from agencies, rather than employing their own full-time advisers.
According to the Census, 729 workplace relations advisers worked in New Zealand in 2018.
Good demand for change managers
Demand for workplace relations advisers who specialise in change management is good because many businesses restructure their workforces.
Types of employers varied
Workplace relations advisers may work for:
- government departments
- industry workplaces
Some workplace relations advisers work independently as consultants.