Good job: Improving economic conditions and lower unemployment fuel revenue growth

The industry has performed strongly over the past five years. Improvements in economic conditions, strong growth in Ireland's IT sector and a steady fall in the unemployment rate increased demand for recruitment services and supported revenue growth. Meanwhile, technological advances and the growing popularity of business-related networking sites also had a major influence on the industry, as operators shifted a large part of their work online. Industry revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 12.6% over the five years through 2018...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
€2.8bn
Annual Growth 13-18
12.6%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
38,430
Businesses
1,180
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Falling unemployment contributed to rising industry revenue over the past five years
  • Technological advances have encouraged firms to move key parts of their work online
  • Financial services firms could expand operations in Ireland once Britain leaves the European Union, boosting demand
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The distribution of enterprises broadly follows the spread of economic activity across Ireland, as demand for recruitment services tends to be higher in regions that have high levels of economic activity. Being close to client markets is important for industry operators because building close relationships is key to winning business and building a loyal customer base. As a result, Dublin has the highest concentration of industry establishments, followed by the South-West region. Dublin has highest level of business activity and is home to many company headquarters, while the South-West region has the second highest level of business activity after Dublin...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Employment Placement Agencies Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Employment Placement Agencies Industry are

  • Ability to pass on cost increases
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as National unemployment rate and Business sentiment index in the Employment Placement Agencies industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Employment Placement Agencies in Ireland Industry?

    Employment placement agencies operating in the industry list employment vacancies, refer applicants to jobs or directly place them in permanent employment. The individuals referred or placed are not employees of the employment agency. The activities of online placement agencies are also included in the industry.

    Industry Products
  • General recruitment
  • Executive and management recruitment
  • Human resources strategy and consulting
  • Industry Activities
  • Listing employment vacancies
  • Referring and placing applicants in permanent employment
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • National unemployment rate
  • Business sentiment index
  • Public sector employee compensation
  • Labour productivity

  • Current Performance
    Falling unemployment facilitates expansionTechnological advancesMargins improve
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Demand conditionsEU referendum uncertaintiesRegulatory changes
  • Table: Employment Placement Agencies Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Employment Placement Agencies Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Banks in Ireland
  • Accountancies and Tax Consultants in Ireland
  • Primary Education in Ireland
  • Hospitals in Ireland

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Information and Communication Equipment Wholesaling in Ireland
  • Office Furniture Wholesaling in Ireland

  • Products & Services
  • General recruitment
  • Executive and management recruitment
  • Other
  • Human resources strategy and consulting
  • Chart: Employment Placement Agencies Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Other
  • Financial services sector
  • Public sector
  • Professional and scientific industries
  • IT and technology sector
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Employment Placement Agencies Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Subcontracted labour
  • Purchases
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Employment Placement Agencies

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Employment Placement Agencies Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Employment Placement Agencies Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Employment Placement Agencies Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Business-To-Business
  • Transactions that take place from one business to another.
  • Chatbots
  • Chatbots are computer programs built to automatically engage with received messages.
  • Human Resources
  • A business department that deals with hiring, administration and training employees.
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