Ireland hiring trends in 2019
The outcome of Brexit will play an important role in determining recruitment levels for 2019. High levels of candidate confidence coupled with new job creation leads us to expect an increased headcount across the majority of industry sectors. Salaries will continue to increase as the demand for professionals intensifies.
The importance of diversity in the workplace, with a particular focus on increasing senior female professionals' will remain a top priority within the legal, financial services and tech sectors.
The trend for flexible working will continue to be a priority for jobseekers in all industries, as candidates pursue this option from junior level upwards.
International hires will become more prevalent as the candidate shortage continues. Hiring managers will struggle to fill roles if salaries are not competitive and will need to focus on streamlined recruitment processes in order to secure their preferred candidates.
The importance of employer value proposition is greater now than ever before – employers will need to highlight their benefits, progression opportunities, worklife balance and company culture as a points of difference in order to hire top talent in 2019.
For further insights request your copy of the Salary Survey today.