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Banking & Financial Services Market Update Q2 2017

Michael Costello / July 12, 2017

  Market Overview So far, 2017 has been an eventful year for the Irish Banking and Financial Services Sector. With substantial changes in the domestic pillar banks and new entrants to the FS market, we are witnessing one of the most intriguing periods for Irish Banking and FS candidates.  With a new CEO at the … Continued

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Accounting & Finance Market Update Q2 2017

Dave Riordan / July 4, 2017

General Observations In this quarter, there has been a lift in the Senior Managerial / Exec / C-level market with a positive increase in the number of roles available for experienced ACA / FCA / ACCA / FCCA / CPA / CIMA professionals. However, competition for these roles remains strong as sector-related experience is one … Continued

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Information Technology Market Update Q2 2017

Jasaon Kelly / July 4, 2017

Market Overview The IT Market has grown consistently for the last 5 years and this trend is by all accounts, set to continue. There continues to be an increase in demand for niche IT talent and we are finding amongst our clients the biggest obstacle in achieving company growth goals will continue to be – … Continued

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Sales & Marketing Market Update Q2 2017

Damien Curley / July 4, 2017

This year marks an incredibly busy year for Sales and Marketing recruitment in Ireland. In the first two quarters, we have seen a number of international digital hubs expand their headquarters in Ireland, having a considerable impact on recruitment levels in the Sales and Marketing sector.   General Observations Throughout the first half of the year recruitment … Continued

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Legal & Compliance Market Update Q2 2017

John Macklin / July 4, 2017

  General Observations Looking back at the second quarter we have noticed an increase in private practice activity and a reduction in the number of in-house roles vis-à-vis the first quarter. We expect this was due to law firms feeling more optimistic about the market in general and hence the decision to increase recruitment in … Continued

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Fund Services & Management Companies Market Update Q2 2017

Jamie O'Riordan / July 4, 2017

  The funds market in Ireland continues to have an upward trajectory as we move into Q3. So far, this year the level of funds under administration stands at roughly €4.1 trillion. This is split between international funds that are domiciled in Ireland and abroad. This comes off the backdrop of Ireland solidifying its position … Continued

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Insurance Market Update Q2 2017

Gavin Hayes / June 30, 2017

  General observations Now a year on from the historic Brexit decision and uncertainty still prevails in the Irish employment market. But are we more informed as to the impact specifically on the Irish Insurance sector? At the beginning of the year, expectations were high that the industry would experience both a flood of new … Continued

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2017 Engineering & Construction Salary & Employment Overview

admin / January 20, 2017

  Market Overview 2016 was an exciting and industrious year in the Construction Sector. The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) reported that the sector is currently the biggest generator of jobs in Ireland, hiring at a rate of approximately 1,000 people a month. This has been largely driven by upsurges in activity, new orders and employment. … Continued

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2017 Sales & Marketing Salary Survey & Employment Overview

Orla Doyle / January 20, 2017

  Sales & Marketing Market Overview 2016 marks an incredibly busy year in the Sales and Marketing recruitment market in Ireland. Throughout 2016, we have seen a number of international digital hubs expand their headquarters in Ireland, furthering the growth of the Sales and Marketing sector. During the year, Facebook committed to hiring 200 new … Continued

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2017 Legal & Compliance Salary Survey & Employment Overview

John Macklin / January 20, 2017

  Legal Market Overview 2016 saw Irish Law firms recruiting normally again. By this I mean they replaced (or tried to replace) natural churn and sought to expand departments, rather than merely work their current staff harder as new instructions came in. The Effects of Brexit As we neared the end of Q2 and the … Continued

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