Employers have new strategies for attracting and maintaining talent

Careful employer branding, childcare vouchers and rental allowance are among the tools being used by employers

Trayc Keevans, director at Morgan McKinley: health insurance has become a popular perk among younger candidates

Employers in Ireland, keen to attract top candidates for pivotal positions, are taking a more creative approach to perks and benefits as the jobs market continues to hot up.

“Companies are offering relocation services and rental allowance, which we haven’t seen in years, to get new candidates on board,” said Trayc Keevans, director at Morgan McKinley.

“Childcare vouchers are also on the rise and we’re starting to see back-to-work schemes for women coming ...