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Insurance Market Update Q3 2016

Gavin Hayes / November 14, 2016

From a career and opportunity perspective, the insurance market is in a positive space and will continue on the upward trajectory experienced all through 2016. Insurance Market Overview Q3 Against the backdrop of Brexit, the Irish Insurance industry has come under increased public and media scrutiny. To date, we have seen a positive trend for … Continued

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Funds & Asset Management Market Update Q3 2016

Michael Costello / October 28, 2016

October has certainly been a busy month and Q3 has been 42% up on Q2 in terms of placements. Funds & Asset Management Market Overview Q3 saw an uptick in demand for the traditional mainstay of fund administration – fund accounting. As we alluded to in our previous market update, many Irish based administrators had won … Continued

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Banking and Financial Services Market Update Q3 2016

Eoin Blake / October 27, 2016

People with crica 5 years restructuring/recovery experience are like gold dust at the moment and should take advantage of the situation while they can. Banking and Financial Services Market Overview The third quarter of every year is traditionally quiet to begin with and hectic towards the end of September with holidays taking the sting out … Continued

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Legal Market Update Q3 2016

John Macklin / October 27, 2016

There was a marked increase in new in-house roles coming on board, at both the junior and senior end of the market. Market Overview The conclusion of the third quarter saw the busiest month of the year so far (September) come to an end. There was a marked increase in new in-house roles coming on … Continued

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Construction & Engineering Market Update Q3 2016

Sarah Doyle / October 26, 2016

The most in-demand roles in the third quarter of 2016 have been Mechanical and Electrical/ Building Services personnel, along with Quantity Surveyors, Contract Managers and Cost Managers.   Construction & Engineering Overview The third quarter of 2016 continued in the vein of the preceding months with the construction industry retaining high levels of hiring. The … Continued

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Accounting and Finance Industry Market Update Q3 2016

Maria Fogarty / October 25, 2016

Accounting and Finance Industry Market Overview Over the last three months our clients’ requests for qualified accountant CVs remains steady. Week on week our industry client base seeks our assistance on various finance opportunities. A noticeable increase in opportunities with indigenous companies and SME businesses is apparent, while recruitment for finance and accounting staff also … Continued

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Accounting Practice Market Update Q3 2016

Adam Ryan / October 25, 2016

We are happy to report that almost all of the clients we are speaking with have seen growth in their business, we’re also pleased to see that a career in accountancy practice remains very attractive for (Irish) graduates.   Accounting Practice Market Overview Whilst recent post-Brexit skittishness may have taken some of ‘the shine’ off … Continued

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Construction and Engineering Market Update Q2 2016

Sarah Doyle / July 26, 2016

The Engineering and Construction Sector remains very favorable, with growth expected in all areas of the sector continuing into Q4 and beyond. Construction & Engineering Overview There was busy hiring activity in the Construction and Engineering sector in the first half of 2016, with the industry currently hiring at a rate of approximately 1000 jobs … Continued

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Funds & Asset Management Market Update Q2 2016

Michael Costello / July 13, 2016

Market Overview To date in 2016, we have seen a migration of live roles on offer from the large bulge bracket operations to the smaller more niche players in the market. This has resulted in a more selective recruitment process where the level of experience of candidates has been key. Within fund administration the growing … Continued

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Insurance Market Update Q2 2016

Gavin Hayes / July 12, 2016

General Observations The Insurance Market as a whole has experienced a heightened degree of scrutiny in recent times due to spiralling premiums. Trading conditions in the Irish market remain difficult for the foreseeable future. Premiums continue to increase for Motor and Business which has led to a national debate and forced the government to take action. … Continued

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