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