Osborne in the Irish Examiner - Osborne
  • March 27, 2023
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Osborne in the Irish Examiner

We recently spoke to the Irish Examiner about the current situation across different industries revolving wage demands and the flexibility needed for new and existing employees when these demands are not met. 

“It was unsustainable the way it was going,” said our director of commercial development David Walsh. The company recently said the increase in salaries was possibly fueled by the significant rise in counter offers being made. 

“We have seen counter offers in the region of €5,000 to €13,000 more and in one instance a candidate was offered €20,000 more to stay with their current employer,” said our CEO Shona McManus in the firms recent Salary Guide report. 

“The war for talent is raging again with employers finding themselves in the midst of a candidate driven market,” she added. 

This demand in wage increase has seen serious pressure being put on companies to match these demands from either a wage perspective or flexibility perspective. You can view the entire article here. 


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