The FÁS/ESRI quarterly employment and vacancies report, prepared by the ESRI, is based on monthly surveys of private sector employers’ experience of employment trends, their views on employment prospects in the short term, whether they have any vacancies and if they are finding it difficult-to-fill vacancies. The report provides indicators of employer sentiment on the outlook for employment and of employers’ demand for labour.
Key findings of the report for the third quarter of 2004:
A summary of the report, with tables showing trends since the start of pilot surveys in April 2002, is attached. For further information contact Gerry Hughes, ESRI at 01-6671525 or John McGrath, FÁS at 01-6077431.
FAS Q3 summary PDF
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