The Post-Covid Job Market

The "Post-Covid" Job Market

The Covid19 crisis had a huge impact on the graduate job market both hiring practices and the world of work. Three years later, we continue to  live in a “new normal” of virtual interviews and assessment centres, and remote and hybrid working arrangements.

In addition the impact of Covid19, the graduate job market will also be impacted by economic, political and social developments that will cause opportunities to expand and contract at global, national, regional and sectoral levels.  We would like to share with you sources of up-to-date, quality and accurate labour market information (LMI) with the aim of making, you feel as informed and empowered as you assess your options.

Latest Updates on the Job Market 

The following are some websites to which you can subscribe for timely, responsive, up-to-date and sometimes “up-to-the-minute” updates on the job market. Such updates can be particularly useful in these current, unprecedented times. While the data provided is useful, bear in mind theguidelines for reviewing this information. For example, Indeed combines Irish and UK data in their statistical reports and Skills Panorama offers a European-wide perspective that may differ from the local context in Ireland. So, keep your critical hat on when digesting these updates. 

Official sources of Labour Market Intelligence (LMI) in Ireland and Abroad

Governments across the world have a vested interest in understanding the rapidly changing world of work through detailed analysis. They are also motivated to anticipate “future” demand for qualified people in key sectors. Such reports of “future skills needs” can provide be useful for citizens of that country and prospective workers from other countries. 

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