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90% Of Firms Plan To Recruit More Staff Next Year.

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The vast majority are reporting difficulties in finding the right talent.

9 in 10 businesses in Ireland are planning to recruit new staff next year.

A survey by EY shows the majority of companies plan to increase their headcount in 2022.

However, 96 percent of entrepreneurs say finding the right talent is a challenge.

Chief Economist with EY, Neil Gibson, says businesses are reporting vacancies in a wide range of roles:


In 2019 only 53 percent of entrepreneurs said attracting talent was an obstacle to business growth.

Neil Gibson says both employers and jobseekers need to be creative in their approach

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