Unemployment has fallen to a nine-year low of 6 per cent as conditions in the labour continue to improve. The latest monthly figures from the Central(...)

There has been an 18 per cent increase in the size of graduate intakes over the past 12 months. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images
The jobs market: jungle or cruise?

Graduates who finished their Leaving Cert four or five years ago had reason to be glum. Ireland was in the throes of a recession and there were far mo(...)

“It will not be possible to meet the demand for talent solely from the domestic labour market.” Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters

Unemployment in Ireland fell to 6.3 per cent in August following a surprise uptick in July. The latest figures show that the number of workers classi(...)

The State’s headline rate of unemployment has fallen to a new post-crash low of 6.3 per cent, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO). The (...)

SFI’s Prof Mark Ferguson says there remain obstacles to encouraging young people to choose Stem careers, and that concern about fitting into a college course tops this list. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

We know that there’s plenty of jobs in science, technology, engineering and maths. Most of these articles are focused on encouraging you to pursue one(...)

The CSO numbers show the unemployment rate for men was 6.9 per cent in March, while the jobless rate for women was 5.8 per cent. Photograph: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

Unemployment has fallen to 6.4 per cent, its lowest level in almost a decade, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO). The latest figures s(...)

Job searches from the UK for senior financial roles in Ireland rocketed in the eight-week period after the vote to leave the EU last June

The number of financial sector workers in Britain and mainland Europe looking to relocate to Ireland surged in the months after the UK voted to leave (...)

Carpentry jobs are among the most in demand but competition outstrips availability. Photograph: iStock

Jobs in the construction sector have grown substantially over two years but the amount of people looking for work still outpaces opportunities by thre(...)

Donald Trump with retired US army general Michael Flynn during the campaign. The “widely unexpected” election result has led to a surge in those looking for work outside of the US. Photograph: Reuters/Mike Segar

Donald Trump’s election has triggered a spike in the number of US-based people seeking jobs in Ireland. US searches on recruitment website Indeed. c(...)

The Indeed website recorded a 250% jump in UK searches for jobs in Ireland in the immediate 24 hours after the June vote

Fears of a “hard” Brexit have led to a spike in the number of UK people seeking jobs in Ireland. In the 100 days since the June referendum, UK sear(...)

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