We are proud to announce that PE Global will return to Jobs Expo Cork on Saturday 25th November 2017. The event takes place at the UCC Devere Hall, Aras na Mac Leinn.

PE Global is a 100% Irish-owned resourcing company. They specialise in offering tailored recruitment solutions. PE Global works with both companies and organisations in domestic as well as international markets. Since 2005, they have provided customised recruitment services to projects of all sizes. They form successful long-term partnerships with clients. As a result, they can give them innovative and cost-effective solutions.

A company with a difference

PE Global understands the technologies and technical requirements of the industries that they work in. This is due to the quality and experience of their people.

This is because their recruitment consultants are committed to working to stringent guidelines. They are also focused on continual service enhancement.

Furthermore, they are an award winning recruitment agency. For a fourth consecutive year, they have won a Supplier Excellence Award from Kelly Services, Inc. This was due to PE Global’s performance as a leading recruitment agency.

Industries and sectors

PE Global’s clients include SMEs as well as multinational corporations. They work with leading international companies in the following sectors:

PE Global has offices in London, Dublin and Cork.

We are proud to announce that Innopharma College of Applied Sciences are taking part in Jobs Expo Cork on on Saturday 25th November.

Innopharma College of Applied Sciences is an award winning global institute dedicated to applied sciences. The college offers industry-led technology, education and training programmes in the pharmaceutical, medtech and food industries. Innopharma College of Applied Sciences offers world-recognised qualifications up to Masters’ degree level in the pharmaceutical, medtech and food sectors.

The college offers the highest quality facilities. In addition, they have developed strategic collaborations with a number of Ireland’s most established higher-level education institutions.

Locations and Study Options

Innopharma offers a number of courses on their campus in Sandyford in Dublin. Others courses are run in conjunction with the Institute of Technology Tallaght (ITT) or Griffith College in Dublin, in addition to strategic locations throughout Ireland. Finally, the College runs a selection of online courses too.

Industry Experience

Innopharma College of Applied Sciences offers an education team with extensive industry experience. Many lecturers have held senior management positions with blue chip multinational companies. As a result, the college has an extensive network of contacts to connect students with industry and academia. They also have an exceptional reputation for post-graduate employment. Over 70 percent of their graduates gained employment or advanced further their careers within 6 months of graduating from an Innopharma course.

The college works closely with companies to develop and deliver bespoke programmes. These have business outcomes in mind. They offer practical and hands-on education to give students an intense, challenging and industry relevant learning experience.

We are delighted to announce that SOLAS will be joining Jobs Expo Cork on Saturday, 25th November.

Established in 2013, SOLAS is an agency of the Department of Education and Skills. SOLAS aims to create a world-class, integrated Further Education and Training (FET) sector that is responsive to the needs of learners and the requirements of a changed and changing economy.

SOLAS manages, co-ordinates and supports the delivery of integrated Further Education and Training by the Education and Training Boards. The organisation monitors delivery and provide funding based on reliable data and positive outcomes. They also promote FET provision that is relevant to individual learner needs and national skills needs. This includes the needs of business and future skills requirements. They support the development of an innovative, flexible and demand-led FET sector. This is to ensure the economic and social well-being of Ireland.

SOLAS manages a number of initiatives. These include:

Leading change in further education and training

Ireland has a rich and diverse range of Further Education and Training options. SOLAS' challenge is threefold. First off, they aim to ensure that every learning opportunity offers individuals the opportunity to gain new skills or to advance their personal development. Secondly, they are responsive to the needs of enterprises. Businesses must have access to particular skills if they are to grow. Finally, they must consider the needs of civil society. All citizens must experience parity of esteem and equal opportunity.

SOLAS also aims to ensure that Further Education and Training is inclusive. They recognise that all citizens have the potential to develop their skills if they have the opportunity and support to do so.

We are proud to announce that global pharmaceutical leader, AbbVie will be exhibiting as well as recruiting at Jobs Expo Cork. Our Cork event takes place on Saturday 24th November at the UCC Devere Hall, Aras na Mac Leinn.

About AbbVie

AbbVie addresses some of the world’s greatest health needs. AbbVie has the expertise of a pharmaceutical leader, as well as the focus and passion of an entrepreneur and innovator. As a result, the company has the ability to discover and reach all corners of the globe with treatment options that can improve people’s lives.

Innovation is the cornerstone of AbbVie’s business as a global biopharmaceutical company. Their focus is on developing medicines that can provide strong clinical performance and measurable patient benefit as well as economic value. They work particularly in areas where there is significant need. These include hepatitis C, neuroscience, immunology, oncology and chronic kidney disease as well as women’s health.

Company history

AbbVie began as the pharmaceutical leader, Abbott, which was founded in 1888. Abbott evolved and became a global healthcare leader. On 1 January 2013, AbbVie was founded as a global biopharmaceutical company. They have the focus and capabilities to address some of the world’s greatest health challenges.

AbbVie in Ireland

In 2013, the company seized a rare opportunity: to build on Abbott’s 125-year experience and heritage in health by infusing the agility, passion and focus of a start-up business.

AbbVie in Ireland delivers world-class discovery, production and supply of critical medicines. They focus on novel and breakthrough therapies for tough-to-treat diseases and unmet medical needs, with a reputation for quality.

The company creates new medicines for chronic, serious health issues by combining advanced science with deep knowledge of diseases. They harness Irish expertise in complex chemical and biological research. In addition, they test discoveries as well as manufacture medicines and delivery devices. As a result, Ireland contributes to every part of the medicine discovery process.

AbbVie has five sites in Ireland. Alongside three manufacturing facilities in Sligo and Cork, they also have two offices in Dublin.


Fancy a change of career and life? There are loads of Isle of Man careers, jobs and opportunities up for grabs at Jobs Expo Cork. We are delighted to announce that the Government of the Isle of Man will returning to our Cork event on Saturday 25th November 2017.

What kind of jobs are on offer?

All sorts of jobs really... Which is one excellent reason to visit the Isle of Man's stand at Jobs Expo. Jobs on offer cover a number of industries. These include:

In addition, the Isle of Man has a very active e-Business sector. This accounts for around 30% of the economy.

But why should you consider relocating? Here are five good reasons to consider...

1. Employment Opportunities

The Isle of Man has a growing economy. In addition, a number of large companies have a presence on the island. As a result, there are plenty of job opportunities. What's more, the island is a low tax economy. There is no capital gains tax, wealth tax, stamp duty, or inheritance tax. In addition, the top rate of income tax of 20%. That means you'll take home the vast majority of the money you earn.

2. Beautiful Scenery and Vibrant Local Culture

Mountains and sea, theatre groups, choirs and more… The island has much to offer on your downtime. In addition, the International Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) takes place annually in May or June of each year. The TT has run since 1907. The race takes place over two weeks attracts visitors from around the world. The TT is “greatest motorcycle sporting events of the world.”

3. Welcoming and Safe

The Isle of Man is one of the safest places to live in the British Isles. Plus the locals are open, friendly and progressive.

4. Delicious Local Food

The Isle of Man is famous for its cheese, beer and beef. Because of legislation, these are free from artificial additives. Local delicacies also include Manx kippers and the Queen scallop, which is renowned for its sweet, light flavour.

5. Commute? What commute?

If you work in town, but live in the countryside, you will have around a 25 minute commute.  Douglas is a short commute from the surrounding countryside. If city living is your thing Peel, Douglas and Ramsey give you access to shops and restaurants.



Looking for Abtran jobs? We are proud to announce that Abtran will be exhibiting as well as recruiting at November’s Jobs Expo Cork.

About Abtran

Abtran is a leading provider of Customer and Business Process Management (BPM) and Outsourcing (BPO) services. The company’s clients include those in highly-regulated sectors, such as energy, water, utilities, financial services and government. They design, implement and deliver end-to-end service solutions which are flexible and scalable, as well as compliant and deliver a great customer experience. Their clients include Electric Ireland, the Health Service Executive, and the National Transport Authority as well as many more.

Abtran’s mission is to make it easy by delivering a complete, seamless service experience. To achieve this, they standardise, simplify and empower their people to cut through complexity.

Their Approach

Abtran puts the customer at the centre of everything they do as this is the core to their approach. They also put in place technologies that empower their clients’ customers to engage via multi-channel services. In addition, Abtran embed processes that make it easy for customers to access the services they need. Furthermore, the company empowers their people to champion clients’ customers by being open and compliant and by sharing their hands-on know-how and expertise.

Corporate Social Responsibilty

Abtran strives to incorporate Corporate Social Responsibilty into the day to day running of their business. That means focusing on their people and the community in which they work. Through all their CSR activities, they look to engage, develop and challenge their workforce, and therefore positively impact on the wider community.

Career Development

Abtran believes that people are at the heart of their success in delivering great service. Consequently, they provide their people with a platform to grow their careers and to achieve their potential. They do this through a programme of learning and development initiatives.



We are proud to announce that the HSE National Ambulance Service (NAS) will be participating in Jobs Expo Cork. The event takes place on Saturday 25th November 2017 at the UCC Devere Hall, Aras na Mac Leinn.

About HSE National Ambulance Service

The HSE National Ambulance Service (NAS) is the statutory pre-hospital emergency and intermediate care provider for the State. In the Dublin metropolitan area, ambulance services which are funded by the HSE are provided by the NAS and Dublin Fire Brigade.

The NAS mission is to serve the needs of patients and the public as part of an integrated health system, through the provision of high quality, safe and patient-centred services. This care begins immediately at the time that the emergency call is received, continues through to the safe treatment, transportation and handover of the patient to the clinical team at the receiving hospital or ED.

The NAS responds to over 300,000 ambulance calls each year, employs over 1,600 staff across 100 locations and has a fleet of approximately 500 vehicles. In conjunction with its partners the NAS transports approximately 40,000 patients via an Intermediate Care Service, co-ordinates and dispatches more than 800 aero medical / air ambulance calls, completes 600 paediatric and neonatal transfers and supports Community First Responder Schemes.

The NAS is currently developing a strategic plan, National Ambulance Service Vision 2020 Patient Centred Care 2016-2020. Through its implementation, the service will move towards a more multi-dimensional urgent and emergency care provision model which is safe and of the highest quality. This is in accordance with international trends, the desire to implement the recommendations of the various reviews into the service and the ultimate aim of improving patient outcomes whilst ensuring appropriate and targeted care delivery.

Manning the NAS stand will be frontline grades from the service along with representation from NAS HR Department, NAS Education and Competency Department and the National Emergency Operations Centre. The NAS will be able to provide you with an insight from the recruitment process right through to what it is like to work at the frontline of a National Emergency Service.

We are very pleased to announce that the Noel Group will be exhibiting and recruiting at Jobs Expo Cork. Our Cork event takes place at the UCC Devere Hall, Aras na Mac Leinn on Saturday 25th November.

The Noel Group is one of Ireland’s best-known and largest recruitment organisations. They have over 27 years’ experience providing resources to many of Ireland’s leading employers and events.

What Noel Group does

Dedicated brands for industry specific recruitment

The Group has specialised brands operating from 10 locations throughout Ireland. As a result, their industry specific recruiters supply business with candidates who are best suited to their requirements.

Their specialist brands include:

  1. Ascension Executive Recruitment
  2. Orange Recruitment
  3. South Side Personnel
  4. Noel Driving, Hospitality & Industrial
  5. Grab a Job
  6. Noel Healthcare
  7. Noel Construction

In addition, their services include Facilitas, which offers payroll and managed services and SkillsTeam which provides training solutions.

Ascension Executive Recruitment

Ascension Executive Recruitment places a variety of roles across C-Suite as well as Director, Head of Function and Senior Management.

Orange Recruitment

Founded in 2002, Orange Recruitment offers a tailored recruitment and payroll solution service to public sector and semi-state bodies as well as private companies.

Southside Personnel

Southside Personnel is a boutique recruitment agency with a focus on roles in accountancy, customer services and office administration, as well as finance and banking.

Noel Driving, Hospitality & Industrial

Noel Driving recruits for driving jobs in Dublin and also across Ireland. In addition, the award-winning Noel Hospitality is Ireland’s largest hospitality recruitment agency. Finally, Noel Industrial is the specialist industrial recruitment division of the Noel Group and has also won several awards.

Grab A Job

Grab a Job specialises in seasonal as well as temporary placements.

Noel Healthcare

This is the specialist healthcare division of the Noel Group recruiting for healthcare jobs in Dublin as well as across Ireland.

Noel Construction

Noel Construction focuses on construction jobs in Dublin as well as across Ireland.


Another Jobs Expo Dublin has come and gone. The event was a great success, thanks to the range as well as quality of the exhibitors taking part. We also need to thank Regina Doherty, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection for attending. Finally, our thanks also need to go to the number of attendees through the door (despite Storm Brian!).


Thank you to all the companies and organisations exhibiting as well as recruiting at the event. A big shout out to our public service employers, An Garda Síochána and the National Ambulance Service; leading Irish companies, Applegreen, FMI, Grafton Merchanting, Milano, PhoneWatch and Tifco Hotel Group; the fantastic multinational employers, MongoDB, MRP and TCP Solutions; everyone offering international opportunities, Isle of Man Government, CMV Truck & Bus and Engage Education, plus our Canadian visitors, Armour Transportation Systems, Bulk Carriers, Health PEI, Franchise Management Inc. and the Governments of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island; the recruitment specialists, BCS Sales Recruitment, Noel Group and O’Neill & Brennan; the education experts, CIMA, FIT, Innopharma College of Applied Sciences, National College of Ireland, and The Radio School; and last but not least, the important organisations, IE Network, Peter McVerry Trust, Western Development Commission and the Workplace Relations Commission.

Career Coaches

In addition, our thanks go out to the career coaches taking part in the Career Clinic. Thanks to Keith Coburn; Mary Corbett; Orla Donagher; Deirdre Dowling; Mark Fenton; Fabio R.B. Loyola; Breda Nuttall; Derval Chambers Petit; and finally, Ted Walsh.

Hope to see you at the next Jobs Expo!

We are very happy to announce that Kelly Services will be exhibiting at Jobs Expo Cork. Jobs Expo Cork takes place on Saturday 25th November 2017 at the UCC Devere Hall, Aras na Mac Leinn.

Kelly Services is a world leading recruitment consultancy. They offer jobs across a range of sectors in Ireland. Around the world, they place over 650,000 people in temporary work and find permanent opportunities for over 7,000 people every year.

History of Kelly Services

In 1946, William Russell Kelly opened Kelly Services from a small office in Detroit, Michigan. He began with two employees and the vision to treat every customer like the only customer. William Russell Kelly was a pioneer and helped shape the way for the modern staffing industry. More than six decades later, the company philosophy of treating every customer like the only customer is alive in everything Kelly do. As a result, Kelly is a trusted and respected name in workforce management solutions.

A commitment to best practice

Kelly was the first UK and Ireland recruitment and HR consultancy to gain ISO 9002 accreditation. Their consultants have the highest levels of training in the industry, which therefore ensures a top rate service for clients.

Kelly also uses the latest skills search technology. At the touch of a button, Kelly Services can identify people with the skills and talents required in any field, anywhere in the UK and Ireland.

In addition, the company uses proactive marketing and career counselling of candidates seeking work, not just reactive placement.

Finally, Kelly positively discourages discrimination and promotes the placement of people with disabilities.

A true business partner

Kelly’s clients range from small local businesses to blue chip multinationals in various markets from pharmaceuticals to telecommunications.

The company has market-specialist consultants with first-hand experience and knowledge of the sectors they represent.

In addition, Kelly uses site visits and face-to-face briefings so that they have an in-depth understanding of every client. As a result, they can accurately match employees to vacancies, both in terms of skills and personality.

Kelly’s experienced consultants work alongside companies to establish their aims as well as create innovative HR solutions.

A provider of strategic workforce solutions

Kelly recruits for a wide range of jobs, from scientists to secretaries. The company also works for clients with different needs, from temporary positions entire staffing requirements.

In addition, Kelly provides a full range of services from on-site human resources management, to off-the-shelf computer software training and industry advice. This includes employment law and salary scales as well as local employment conditions.


Looking for Laya Healthcare jobs? We are proud to announce that Ireland's second largest private health insurance firm will be exhibiting at Jobs Expo Cork.

Laya Healthcare is has over half a million members as well as a dedicated team of over 450 people. In 2015, Laya Healthcare became part of AIG. AIG is one of the strongest insurance organisations in the world with over 90 million customers in 100 countries and jurisdictions.

Looking after you always

Laya Healthcare’s promise to their clients is to “look after you always” – whatever your need or stage in life. They do this by providing fair, transparent health insurance cover designed to suit their clients’ needs and budgets. They have also extended their suite of services to include Laya Life, their simple and affordable life insurance offering.

Services to clients

Laya Healthcare’s client can access the following services:

Clients can also draw on the expert medical opinions of worldwide specialists. Furthermore, clients can find cover for infertility treatment, or call their free, confidential 24-hour GP Line and Nurseline whenever they need support.

Finally, Laya Healthcare covers health checks, screening, dental, optical and complementary therapies.

Corporate healthcare schemes

The company offers a broad range of corporate healthcare schemes. They also provide health and wellness services that help employers reduce absenteeism, increase productivity, and maximise employee engagement.


Laya Healthcare has been one of the top 20 employers in Ireland for the past four years. In addition to a salary, employees receive a number of benefits. Firstly, this includes a performance-related pay scheme. The company will contribute double what employees do to their pension plan up to 5% of their salary.

Furthermore, Laya aims to make employees feel good, physically and mentally. They a great subsidised restaurant, and they also have a Starbucks on site.

Employee get 21 days holiday each year. However, the longer you’re with the company, the more holiday days you’ll get. They also offer flexible working hours.

In addition, the company has a running club, a GAA team, a golf society and a tennis society. There are also plenty of social activities too.

Furthermore, the company offers comprehensive health care insurance. Their mental health programme has received special recognition at the Great Place to Work Awards. They also have a special Health & Wellness programme to keep your mind in good shape.

Finally, Laya Healthcare will pay 75% towards approved courses for employees who want to improve their knowledge.

Looking for PhoneWatch jobs? PhoneWatch will be returning to Jobs Expo Cork on Saturday 25th November and recruiting at the event.

About the company

PhoneWatch instantly respond to burglar, smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. Their mission is to delivery safety solutions to homeowners and small businesses across Europe.

Whether a client is at home or away, having PhoneWatch means they can relax knowing that they will be there to make sure everything is safe 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

The company is the biggest provider of burglar alarm systems in Ireland. They have been supplying alarms for more than 20 years. They are also part of Sector Alarm, one of the leading providers of monitored home security in Europe. Their burglar alarms systems are certified to EN 50131-1:2006. In addition, the Private Security Authority licenses and accredits the company.

PhoneWatch Jobs and Career Opportunities

As PhoneWatch continues to grow, they are looking for new staff to join them. All new employees receive comprehensive training. In addition, there are opportunities to develop and progress through the company. Furthermore, wherever possible, the company promotes from within.

PhoneWatch recognises that the training and development of employees is fundamental. They believe that this improves operational performance and assists the company reach its goals. Therefore, they strive to make training an integral part of their organisation.

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