Almost half per cent of both Generation X (those born in the 1960s and mid-1970s) and millennials are likely to consider a career change within the next year.

Members of Generation X, known for their pursuit of a “job for life”, are now just as likely to consider career change as millennials, according to ne(...)

Small and medium-sized companies are struggling to compete with multinationals when it comes to recruiting the best employees, a new study shows

Small and medium-sized companies are struggling to compete with multinationals when it comes to recruiting the best employees, a new study shows. Des(...)

Assessing candidates for specific jobs is a specialism that many businesses don’t possess, and this is where a recruitment agency comes in. Photograph: Getty images/iStockphoto

Given the popularity of LinkedIn and the many organisations choosing to look after their hiring needs themselves, you’d be forgiven for wondering why (...)

Hays, which is creating 60 new graduate jobs, currently employs 100 staff in Ireland

Recruitment group Hays, which last week announced an underlying 8 per cent rise in third-quarter net fees, is to create 60 new graduate roles in Dubli(...)

Catch it while you can but most pay rises will likely be small and hard won

It’s been a long time coming, but it looks as though pay rises are finally back on the agenda. With most workers having seen a substantial drop in liv(...)

Over two thirds of employers plan to increase recruitment next year. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Irish employers are facing potential “crisis” next year according to a new survey which finds over half of employees considering a job change due to (...)

An offer you can’t refuse: ‘Should Ervia eventually be privatised, the days of 19 per cent bonuses for senior managers may seem like the good old days’

“Bonus” is a loaded word. “Bonus culture”, meanwhile, evokes the loadsamoney excess of investment bankers whose pay was linked to how proficiently (...)

Hays Ireland, the local branch of the multinational recruitment business, said fees from the Republic grew 30 per cent in the three months to December 31st, partly driven by a 52 per cent increase in earnings from construction.

Demand for building workers, architects and engineers is growing, according to a leading recruitment agency, which yesterday reported seeing signs of (...)