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Does the type of job matter?: Recruitment to Australia's Northern Territory

  • Author: Carson, D; Coe, K; Zander, K; Garnett, S
  • Journal Name: Employee Relations
  • Journal Number: 32.2
  • Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
  • ISBN: 0142-5455
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Northern Territory

The aim of this paper is to synthesise three separate but similar studies into the motivations of accountants, engineers, and nurses to come to Australia's Northern Territory. Gordon's job structures model and the labour force development implications of staples thesis are to be used to provide a view of the differences between types of jobs.

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