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TOP 1000 2017: Construction giants CRH heads the list

TweetConstruction firm CRH has topped The Irish Times TOP 1000 2017. The TOP 1000 is the definitive database of Ireland’s leading companies. The outlook for 2017 is positive, and many sectors of the economy are rebounding after the challenges of the last few years. Profits increase significantly Profits are up. Ireland’s top companies increased their net […]

Skills shortages in construction sector hampering growth

TweetThe construction industry has become one of the most buoyant areas of the economy. Last year, the industry added about 1,000 jobs every month. However, skills shortages are hampering growth. In 2016, DKM, the economic consultants, produced a report, “Demand for Skills in Construction to 2020” for the Construction Industry Federation (CIF). The report found […]

Chartered surveyors: A look at the SCSI Salary and Benefits Report

TweetThe construction industry is booming, and with it, more and more students are considering careers in land, property and construction. Last year the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland surveyed its members across all disciplines to shed light on the rewards and benefits available to those considering a career in surveying. The Society of Chartered Surveyors […]

Increasing number of professional jobs available in Ireland

TweetThere is good and bad news for people who are in professional jobs, or looking for one. The latest Morgan McKinley Ireland Employment monitor shows that professional job vacancies increased 15 percent in May 2017. However, there was also an increase in the number of people seeking new professional roles. This figure was up by […]

Irish firms offering upskilling and development to retain staff

TweetFour in five Irish organisations have experienced skills shortages in the past two years. As a result, business are increasing offering development opportunities and upskilling. That’s according to new research from CIPD Ireland, the professional body for HR and people development. Their report found that more than half (57 percent) of Irish businesses would offer […]

2016 jobs market overview: the good, the bad and the ugly

TweetThere has been good news and bad news for the Irish jobs market during the year. Since Brexit there has been economic uncertainty in the UK and Ireland. Given this, IBEC has revised its growth forecasts for the Irish economy. IBEC reduced their growth projections for 2017 from 3.2% to 2.8%. Although many companies have […]