Dublin: While the majority of new arrivals in Ireland have found work, there are reports of a slight decrease in employment opportunities. According to the Irish Jobs website, employment opportunities are decreasing even though they are at a high level compared to before the COVID. Employment opportunities are currently down by 9% when compared to the third quarter of last year.
According to the website, Ireland’s employment has fallen for the first time in seven quarters. There has been a 4% decrease compared to the second quarter. According to experts, the causes of the labour market recession are the energy crisis and price increases related to the Russian war.
Job openings have increased by one-third since the third quarter of 2019, before the pandemic. According to Irish Jobs, there was a 20% increase in jobseeker applications in September this year compared to last.
There are only 1% vacancies in the IT sector. At the same time, the number of medical professionals and health care vacancies increased by 6%. Engineering and utility job openings have increased by 10%.
According to the website, opportunities in manufacturing, HR, recruitment, retail, and hospitality have also decreased.
As per the website, vacancies in the hotel and catering industries have also decreased. However, this sector continues to have the most vacancies in Ireland, accounting for 22% of vacancies in the third quarter.
The report’s gist is that there are still hundreds of job opportunities in the IT, health, and hospitality sectors, which are of particular interest to Indians.
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