Useful resources

Irish and UK labour market information

  • EGFSN: carries out studies into the supply and demand for skills in individual business/industrial sectors and occupations, and, through its publications, puts forward recommendations for averting any anticipated mismatch.
  • Economic and Social Research Institute: press releases/commentaries
  • Central Statistics Office: statistics regarding employment in the construction sector
  • IBEC. Jobs report. Jobs market stabilising, no more tax rises.


  • Teaching Company Directorate: government scheme which helps companies access the knowledge and skills within the UK's 'Knowledge Base' (universities, colleges, independent research and technology organisations, and Government funded research units).
  • Best Practice in Graduate Recruitment: document produced by Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS), Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR), and the National Union of Students (NUS)
  • Graduate  Market Trends: monthly publication produced by CSU(Computer Services Unit) containing  information about current reports and surveys, press releases and newspaper articles examining the graduate  labour  market
  • What do Graduates do? (published annually by AGCAS using data from the annual HESA First Destinations Survey. Contains commentaries on degree subject areas and analysis of the HESA FDR data.

For more up-to-date information contact the Career Development Centre.