SYDNEY (Reuters) – A year after the coronavirus pandemic pummelled Australia’s economy, IT contractor Ashok Ravindran has a nice problem: deciding which of three job offers to accept.
His happy dilemma is a reflection of an economy that is now larger than its pre-pandemic level. Exports are booming, consumer and business confidence are high and employment has beaten all expectations, with job vacancy rates at a 12 1/2 year high.
The Sydney resident only quit his last job two weeks ago.
“The market is really hot right now. I tried a few companies just to test waters and received three offers,” Ravindran told Reuters. “I got counter offers from each of them. That made it…