The Facilities Management industry is growing at a rapid rate, projected growth in the UK alone is £10 billion by 2022. However there are still recruitment challenges and changing trends affecting the industry in Ireland and the UK.
At 23%, the retail sector is the largest contributor to the Irish Exchequer and in the UK, employs over 2.8 million people. However, retail companies need to adapt to the rapidly changing market, particularly when it comes to the people they hire.
Despite the growth in healthcare hiring, 32.8% between ‘09 - ‘17 in Ireland and 20% MoM in the UK in 2017, there is no increase in job seekers and candidates applying to open positions due to a number of controllable and uncontrollable factors.
Hospitality is one of the largest industries worldwide. In Europe alone, it supports 16.6 million jobs, meaning one in every 13 jobs is in hospitality. However the recruitment challenges are prevalent throughout, particularly in the rapidly growing UK & Irish markets.
With the adoption and rise of cyber security, IoT and cloud-based technology in UK & Ireland, there is a shift in recruitment requirements in the security industry whilst still retaining the need for traditional practices and roles.