'Recruitment of top talent has never been more difficult'

A recent survey conducted by Eversheds Sutherland has revealed over 50 per cent of HR and employment professionals in Ireland have experienced small pockets of resistance from employees when trying to get them to back to the office.

According to the survey, almost all companies (97 per cent) have adopted a hybrid workplace. HR and employment professionals surveyed said the biggest challenges faced by organisations are retention (28 per cent), higher salary requests (28 per cent), and recruitment difficulties (25 per cent). Reassuringly, 41 per cent said they do not think their organisation may be forced to implement redundancies in the next 12 months. However, 27 per cent said they may be.

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Suzanne Townley
News Editor
Solicitors Journal

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