Construction Sector Thrives Amid High Demand for Skilled Professionals and Ambitious Housing Targets

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22 April 2024
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Amidst shifting dynamics in the job market, one sector stands out for its resilience and growth: construction. The latest findings from the IrishJobs jobs index reveal that the construction sector has experienced a surge in job vacancies, attributed to a high demand for skilled professionals and ambitious housing targets.

As Ireland continues to grapple with housing shortages and infrastructure needs, the construction industry has emerged as a key driver of economic activity. With ambitious housing targets set by policymakers, there is a pressing need for skilled professionals to meet the demand for new homes and infrastructure projects.

Facilities coordinators, managers, and engineers are among the sought-after roles within the construction sector, reflecting the diverse skill sets required to deliver complex projects efficiently and effectively. The surge in job vacancies underscores the sector's vital role in driving economic growth and addressing critical societal needs.

Employers in the construction industry are actively recruiting talent to meet the growing demand for housing and infrastructure development. This presents opportunities for job seekers with the right skills and qualifications to contribute to meaningful projects that shape the future of communities across Ireland.

The growth of the construction sector not only provides employment opportunities but also stimulates economic activity through increased investment and spending. As the sector continues to thrive, it reinforces its position as a cornerstone of Ireland's economy and underscores the importance of skilled professionals in driving sustainable growth and development.

The construction sector's growth is a testament to its resilience and importance in addressing pressing societal needs. With a high demand for skilled professionals and ambitious housing targets on the horizon, the sector is poised for continued expansion, offering opportunities for job seekers and contributing to Ireland's economic prosperity.


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Construction Jobs Expo returns to Dublin. Register for FREE ADMISSION today and meet employers at the RDS on 18th May, 2024

Construction Jobs Expo is returning to Dublin in Spring 2024! This careers fair will take place on Saturday, 18th May (10am-4pm) at the RDS. This careers fair will be dedicated to the construction sector and will feature hundreds of active job opportunities . Construction Jobs Expo is the only careers exhibition of its type to feature FREE ADMISSION.

What can you expect at Construction Jobs Expo ?

  • Employers actively recruiting for hundreds of jobs at home and abroad
  • Specialised areas dedicated to jobs in the construction and engineering sectors.
  • Start your own business experts offering advice and support networks
  • A packed seminar timetable on important and topical issues by a range of industry experts

Agenda Stage

Construction Jobs Expo's Agenda Stage will host talks on a variety of topics including jobseeking skills such as using social media to land your dream job and interview techniques as well as a CV writing workshop. Other seminars include talks by industry insiders on a variety of career topics.

We look forward to seeing you at Construction Jobs Expo !

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