The jobs market in Ireland remains one of the most active in Europe according to the latest Robert Walters European Job Index. The country has seen the second largest annual rise in job advertisements (next to Spain) with a year-on-year increase of 19%.
While Dublin remained the main hub for business in Ireland, professionals in cities outside the capital were also in high demand – Click on the links below for recent jobs announcements:
Sectors like HR, IT and secretarial and support have seen strong increases in job advertising volumes when compared to the same period last year, up 32%, 15% and 31%, respectively.
There was a high demand for multilingual customer services professionals due to the volume of shared services and customer support centres in Ireland.
There was a 12% year-on-year increase in job advertisements for risk professionals, with particular demand for expertise in risk analysis and reporting. Demand for sales and marketing professionals also increased 20% year-on-year as Fast Moving Consumer Goods and financial services firms sought candidates with a solid understanding of customer insight and data research & analytics.
Recruitment activity in the legal sector also continued to rise, with a 6% year-on-year increase in job advertisements. Senior, experienced solicitors were particularly sought-after, especially those within the field of data privacy and the related regulatory issues.
Louise Campbell, Managing Director Robert Walters Ireland, said: “The recruitment market has been increasingly active over the past year and looking ahead, demand for professionals, which usually eases during the summer months is expected to continue throughout the third quarter.”
Source: Robert Walters Press Release
The CareersPortal Team