Hiring slows by more that 40 per cent in Ireland

IDA analysis of LinkedIn data found that a substantial drop post pandemic in hiring across Ireland

ServiceNow, led by Bill McDermott (pictured) recently announced 400 new roles in Ireland but hiring on the whole in the state is slowing according to the IDA. Picture: peter Yang

The hiring rate in Ireland slowed by 40.4 per cent in March of this year compared to the same month in 2023, according to a new report by the IDA. The agency’s labour market pulse found also found that the rate had recovered slightly in April but was still down by 32.6 per cent.

In its report, the IDA said that hiring in Ireland “continues to be influenced by global economic uncertainty, with the labour ...