That's the finding of an Offaly recruitment agency survey.
Almost half of workers are afraid about their job security, according to a new survey.
FRS Recruitment - which is based in Roscrea and Tullamore, has been measuring the attitudes of job seekers and the job market during the pandemic.
However, the outlook is better than after the financial crash - and 2 in 3 of those surveyed also believe they'll secure a new job within three months.
General Manager of FRS, Laois' Colin Donnery, says people are afraid they'll be left behind as the country recovers from covid-19: