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Job vacancies rise by 20% in first quarter, leading recruiter says

Collins McNicholas reported strong demand for engineers and IT experts

14th April, 2016
Collins McNicholas managing director Niall Murray

Collins McNicholas said the number of candidates registering with the company also rose in the period, increasing by 26 per cent compared to the last quarter of 2015.

“This is further evidence of positivity in the job market as confidence builds amongst jobseekers," Collins McNicholas managing director Niall Murray said. "We can now be cautiously optimistic about an Irish recovery."

The company said engineers were in high demand, particularly quality, process and chemical engineers, including lab...

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