Due to the large number of foreign companies opening subsidiaries in Ireland, the labor market in the country has developed quite a lot during the last years. At the end of 2014 there were about 2.15 million workers in Ireland, while only 0.26 million were unemployed. At the beginning of 2014, the employment rate increased by 2.3% in Ireland. Among the industries registering the highest employment rates are agriculture, research and development, tourism and food services. The improvement in the labor market was one of the factors that led to Ireland’s economic growth in 2013 and 2014. As the employment rate is on an ascending trend, a 2.2% increase being forecasted for 2015.
According to the IMD World Competitiveness report, in 2014 Ireland ranked the first with the most skilled workforce and fourth for the quality of educations. The Irish higher education system ranked 15th in the world, according to the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2014.
The Government also invested a lot in developing schemes that would enhance the education system and skill base of the Irish workforce in order to maximize employees’ chances of finding employment. Among the programs launched by the Government are:
Among the industries providing the largest number of jobs for the labor force in Ireland are:
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Where are the available jobs?
The available jobs are across of a range of occupations including:
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