GDH Consulting Expert Interview Series with Irish Recruiter
GDH Consulting are in the top 10-percent of staffing firms in the US, based on size and revenue and they are growing rapidly.
Irish Recruiter Director, Andrea Vukina Stojanović was recently a guest in their Expert Interview Series.
Here is what Andrea had to say about what makes Ireland so attractive to IT companies and about her take on IT recruiting today.
What makes Ireland attractive to IT companies globally?
Ireland is where U.S. capital meets the skilled, highly-educated English and multilingual EU workforce with no work visa restrictions imposed. IT companies are supported by the Irish government in attracting new talent and creating jobs. Low corporate taxes also need to be mentioned!
What types of IT expertise are in demand in the Irish job market right now?
At the moment, we see a need for IT experts in a large spectrum of technologies and in roles that cover research and innovation as well as business analysis and product development. Those that are especially in demand are experts in niche and new technologies.
What are the challenges companies face when searching for the top IT talent?
With such great demand for skilled workforce in IT, there is simply not enough locally available talent. Recruiters have to be very creative in sourcing, and companies are turning even more to attracting talent from abroad.
How can recruiters better target qualified job candidates?
What can companies do to make themselves more attractive to the top IT talent?
What are some of your favorite tools for recruiters wanting to fill job openings?
What do you think the IT job market will look like in Ireland in the next decade? How do you think recruiting needs will evolve?