Recruiting from the diaspora

The improving economy means many who left are considering coming home, but they should do their homework before buying a ticket, writes Gareth Naughton.

8th June, 2014

The flight of talent leaving Ireland in the last six years has been well documented, but with the economy stabilising and skills shortages emerging in a range of sectors, many of the diaspora may be tempted to consider a return.

Recruiters are reporting a rise in enquiries and applications from Irish people living overseas. Much like the Irish economy itself, however, returning migration trends are following a twin track.

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