Category: Employment

Construction leaders plan to increase female participation in the industry

Reduce construction Insurance costs

8% of Irish construction industry employees are female The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) is bringing together construction industry leaders to address the chronically low levels of female participation in construction. According to a recent report carried out by DKM, with input from SOLAS, the construction industry could expand by 33% to €20b by 2020. It […]


3,500 apprentices registered in Ireland in 2016

Irish construction apprenticeships

Government ups the ante to target 50,000 apprenticeship registrations by 2020 Richard Bruton TD, Minister for Education and Skills, will announce details today of how the Government aims to hit a targeted 50,000 apprenticeship registrations by 2020, as figures released this week indicate a take up of 3,500 apprenticeships in 2016, and 2,500 completing trainee […]


How does website work

How to post and apply for jobs on Construction jobs website offers CIF members an great opportunity to fill vacancies with the minimum of fuss. In addition, it gives Irish construction professionals and tradespeople an opportunity to progress their construction careers in a sustainable way. Hence, employers and jobseekers now have a direct […]


CIF jobs website aims to fill over 100,000 Irish construction jobs

Irish Construction Jobs

Where are the key Irish construction jobs going to be? The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has launched a new Irish Construction jobs website to target ex pats living abroad. This is as a result of the CIF estimating that approximately 112,000 workers will be required for the Irish construction industry to deliver on ambitious targets […]


Sharp Increase in Irish construction employment rates

Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers Index

Simon Barry, Ulster Bank Irish construction employment see highest jump since February as new work comes on stream   Near-term prospects for Irish construction firms continue to be underpinned by ongoing improvement in new business flows Irish construction firms continued to record strong growth of activity during November, supported by a further sharp increase in […]