A current need for General Managers was indicated in the Cessnock Skills Audit. Labour market research reveals that employers usually expect General Managers to have a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree. As an occupation, General Managers are predicted to experience negative growth national (-0.3%) growth nationally over the next 5 years to 202216. Although General Managers are not a skill in demand occupation nationally, current need locally could be explained by the existence of multi-nationals in the Pokolbin region, and anecdotally these employers have expressed that they find it difficult to recruit executive level staff locally.
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See also: Hunter Valley Jobs of the Future