Sunday February 23, 2020

Jobs Special: White knights need recruits

Some see multinationals as the saviours of the Irish labour market, but applicants must be on top of their game even to reach the interview stage, writes Tina Marie O'Neill

12th May, 2012
Plenty of opportunities exist in the IT and technological sectors. Photo: Thinkstock

The economy returned to growth last year for the first time in four years, and is predicted to grow by a further one per cent this year. Job losses and job gains appeared to balance each other out in the final quarter of 2011, pointing to a more stable, albeit still weak, Irish jobs market.

A recent wave of highly-publicised foreign direct investment (FDI) announcements and significant plans to expand by a number of high-profile multinationals...

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