Cpl's Quarterly Employment Market Monitors provide a comprehensive analysis of Ireland's latest employment trends across the following sectors: IT, Science, Engineering & Supply Chain, Sales & Marketing, Retail, Accountancy, Banking & Finance.

Q3 2017 Employment Monitor

The most prominent findings for this quarter were: 

- The job market remains stable, with the Finance sector continuing to perform best.
- Over 40% of employers think meetings are the biggest time waster.
Greed isn't an issue - employees favouring a work/life balance over a high wage.

 

Q2 2017 Employment Monitor

The most prominent findings for this quarter were: 

- The job market is still very strong however there was a slight dip in Q2 jobs growth
- Interestingly, 1 in 3 employees are more stressed after a holiday
- 2/3 of employees would happily stay at a company for over 10 years which is good news for retention

 

 

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Q1 2017 Employment Monitor

The most prominent findings for this quarter were: 

- 21st consecutive quarter of year-on-year growth in jobs
- 95% of employers think 5 extra days holidays would increase workers productivity
- 2/3 of employers believe people are less productive when they work from home

 

 

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Q4 2016 Employment Monitor

The most prominent findings for this quarter were: 

- 5 years of growth across 5 key sectors
- 1 in 2 workers feel they are in the wrong job
- Less than half are expecting a pay rise this year

Q3 2016 Employment Monitor

The most prominent findings for this quarter were: 

- Accountancy, Finance & Banking sector enjoys 39%  year on year growth
- 60% of companies less likely to hire a British employee following Brexit
- 4/5 employers think staff should check their work email out of hours

Q2 2016 Employment Monitor

- 72% of Jobseekers believe looks play in major part in getting a new role
- Over 70% have applied for jobs they are not qualified to do
- Jobseekers believe the market is shifting in favour of employers
- More than a third said they would change job because of a bad boss

 

Q1 2016 Employment Monitor

- 4 in every 5 employees don't take their holidays
- 1/3 of employers don't review what is said about them online
- 60% of employers say new paternity leave measures aren't good enough
- Email has been deemed the biggest workplace distraction

Q4 2015 Employment Monitor

The most prominent findings of the report were:
- 53% of women think men are treated more favourably in work
- Four out of five jobseekers lie on their CVs
- 88% believe they could be productive no matter where they work

Q3 2015 Employment Monitor

Would lying on your CV get you fired? What's more important to employers, skills or attitude? Cpl's Q3 Employment Monitor has the answer to those questions and more findings on the Irish Employment Market, including:
- Half of employers ban social media in the workplace
- 60% of hiring managers use unusual questions to test candidates
- 66% of employers have found lies on CVs

Q2 2015 Employment Monitor

The most prominent findings of the report were:
- 51% of respondents said they don’t take all of their holiday entitlements 
- One third of respondents work an extra five hours per week
- 25% said they’d still do the same job if money were no object

Q1 2015 Employment Monitor

The most prominent findings this quarter were:
- Thirteenth successive quarter to see year-on-year growth in job postings
- Travel benefits are the least popular among employers
- 55% of Employers have spotted lies on CVs submitted to them
- 25% of employers feel that graduates were more capable 10 years ago

Q4 2014 Employment Monitor

The most prominent findings of the report were:
- Growth in listings continues in second quarter of 2014
- Number of jobs posted up 19% year-on-year
- 40% of employees may turn down a job based on the time it took the company to complete the process

Q3 2014 Employment Monitor

The most prominent findings of the report were:
- Growth in listings continues in second quarter of 2014
- 53% of employers are recruiting for growth
- 1 in 3 employers have used a government initiative to hire in the last 12 months
- Workers spend 520 hours per year on social media during work hours

Q2 2014 Employment Monitor

- Growth in listings continues in second quarter of 2014
- Number of jobs posted up 19% year-on-year
- 40% of employees may turn down a job based on the time it took the company to complete the process
- 47% of employees are friends with their bosses on Facebook
- 1 in 3 jobseekers are willing to travel over an hour for the right job

 

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Q1 2014 Employment Monitor

The most prominent findings of the report were:
- Number of jobs posted up 40% year-on-year
- 40% of employers say that women generally accept less remuneration than men for equal roles
- Over 80% of hiring managers make a decision on a candidate in less than five minutes
- 44% of employers are expecting to recruit for growth in 2014

 

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