We're very proud to announce that the acclaimed Merit Medical will join us again to recruit at Jobs Expo Galway. This FREE careers fair will be held at the Galmont Hotel & Spa on 22nd February 2020. Get your tickets today on our website and meet great companies like Merit who are hiring!

“A Dynamic Environment for Employees”

A recipient of the 2018 Medtech Company of the Year Award, Merit Medical is undoubtedly leading the way for medical device manufacturing in Galway. This global company makes and manufactures devices used in diagnostic & interventional cardiology & radiology procedures.

Company history

Commencing operations in Castlerea, Co Roscommon, Ireland in 1993 with 22 employees manufacturing single-use inflation and hemostasis devices. Today, Merit’s European operations are headquartered in Galway City. Since then company has enjoyed steady and significant growth including the opening of its second facility in Parkmore Industrial Estate in 2012. Each year Merits workforce has expanded rapidly now reaching almost 1,000 employees.

A great work environment

The company’s achievements are accomplished by engaged, skilled and committed workforce. Employees enjoy many benefits at Merit which include an on-site fully subsidised canteen, well-being programmes, a sports and social club, as well as free parking. They offer a dynamic, diverse, and high-performance workforce with the opportunity to work on highly technical & continuous improvement projects. Merit medical is passionate about fostering employee development and productive learning. They are delighted to say that over the past two years over 50% of hires have been internal promotions. In addition, the company offers work experience opportunities, apprenticeship programmes and placements each year for college students. Merit Medical’s launched the company’s first ever graduate programme in 2018! The programme continues to grow year on year.

Are you Merit Medical material?

Merit Medical Ireland is a great place to work! They have an energetic and dynamic culture as well as a supportive and collaborative environment. Merit is always seeking talented, team-oriented individuals who share the company’s vision to be the most customer-focused company in healthcare.  Merit Medical hire and develop people that are determined to build something special through hard work, team building, innovation, empowerment, and commitment.  If you are proactive and passionate about your work, Merit want to hear from you!

Jobs Expo TV caught up with Jessica and Cormac, who were looking to recruit engineers for Nicholas O'Dwyer on 23rd November 2019.


Find out what career opportunities Kelly Services have to offer when they exhibit at Jobs Expo Galway.  Their recruitment team will be looking for eager professionals on 22nd February at the beautiful Galmont Hotel & Spa. They will be talking to jobseekers throughout the day. Register for this FREE event today and discover great jobs in the west.

Kelly in Ireland

Kelly have been in Ireland for over two decades. They are a recruitment agency. They listen to the people they connect with, look for their unique skills and discover how they want to work.

For years Kelly has helped place thousands of candidates across the country. Furthermore, they place great people that make a profound impact on people’s lives: these are the production operators that make medical devices that allow patients to thrive and live. Kelly can confidently say that they are experts in the recruitment field. Their clients include but are not exclusive to: Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Stryker, Creganna Medical and Goodman Medical.

The company is consistently reacting to client and candidate needs, proactively managing and exceeding the expectations. They tailor their approach to each and every person they work with. The team works collaboratively as they share knowledge and best practice.

They have seen employees evolve in the course of their employment with them – they give people confidence and opportunity for constant progress. In today’s hectic world people want the flexibility of fitting work around their lifestyle while still having a consistent income and Kelly has helped to enable that.

At Kelly they see people not candidates, they see the individual not the number.

Munster's Leading Jobs & Careers Fair, Jobs Expo, comes to Cork City Hall this Saturday, 23rd November, from 10am-4pm.

Jobs Expo Cork brings jobs in Construction, Bio-Pharma, IT, Finance, Healthcare, Hospitality, Retail and FREE career advice at Ireland's leading careers fair.

Some of Ireland’s leading national and multinational employers are set to fill hundreds of roles at a major jobs and careers fair at Cork City Hall this Saturday.

The Jobs Expo Cork fair will run from 10am–4pm in Cork City Hall this Saturday and will feature major employers. Jobseekers can talk to recruitment teams from the likes of Johnson & Johnson, Irish Prison Service, Nikon Precision, Specsavers, ByrneLooby, Nicholas O'Dwyer, Brightwater, ASML, PM Group, Marriott International, FREE NOW, and many more. These will all be seeking to recruit skilled talent from all walks of life. The lineup includes employers from the Healthcare, Finance, Retail, Tech, Business, Transport, Construction, Manufacturing, Education and Pharma sectors.

Attendees can also avail of free, on-site career advice at the event’s very popular ‘CV & Career Clinic’, employment experts and coaches will provide one-on-one career advice and CV tips. Also, the Agenda Stage will feature a full day of talks and seminars In addition to employers, there will be a number of alternative routes to education and employment options which attendees can explore by chatting with Cork ETB, BCS Recruitment, Innopharma, eCollege, the TEFL Institute of Ireland, amongst others.

Admission is free for those wishing to attend on the day; those who pre-register gain access to the ‘CV & Career Clinic’ and Agenda Stage seminars; those wishing to register can do so at (

Jobs Expo has won two prestigious awards in 2019 – ‘Best Jobs & Recruitment Fair 2019’ at the Irish Enterprise Awards and ‘Best Recruitment Fairs Company of 2019’ at the CV Magazine Corporate Excellence Awards, cementing its position as the leading jobs and employment fair in Ireland.


Johnson & Johnson, ByrneLooby, Nicholas O'Dwyer, Specsavers, Rehab Group, FREE NOW, Irish Prison Service, Nikon Precision, BCS Recruitment,, PM Group, ASML, Brightwater Recruitment, VoxPro, Innopharma, PGL, Irish Wheelchair Association, The TEFL Institute of Ireland, Cork ETB, Cregg Recruitment, Marriott International, eCollege, Northern Trust, PE Global, Positive Care, TRP Research.

Career & CV Coaches

Aggie Pulfer, Killian O'Leary, Sile Walsh, Hanna Walter, Clare O'Connor, Aisling Healy.

Agenda Stage Seminars

* A Career With A View – Specsavers
* Why consider Validation as a career? - Innopharma
* Irish Prison Service Careers Expo Briefing - Irish Prison Service
* How to stand out on your career journey - Sile Walsh Coaching
* LinkedIn for Job Seekers and Career Changers - Your Career Coach
* Success Without the Stress - Tracy Geraghty


What: Jobs Expo Cork
Where: Concert Hall, Cork City Hall
When: Saturday 23rd November, 10am-4pm
How: Admission is free, register at


More information:

Kevin Branigan
Jobs Expo Dublin
t: 087 2679047

Orla Donagher from the Interview Tutor took to the Agenda Seminar Stage at the Dublin Jobs Expo to go through how you can make your CV pop. Jobs Expo is a recruitment fair that took place in the Cusak Stand in Croke Park on the 19th October 2019. Interview Tutor offers the very best in Career advice and Career planning, Job hunting strategy, Interview coaching, interview preparation and training, Mock Interview with detailed feedback, CV, Cover letter and LinkedIn rebranding.

Marriott International check-in with Jobs Expo Cork. If you're considering a career in hospitality you can talk to their recruitment team this Saturday from 10am in Cork City Hall.. Register for FREE ADMISSION here.

About Marriott International

Marriott International is one of the world’s favourite travel companies. They have over 6,000 hotels, under 30 different brands, in more than 120 countries.


Their Cork Customer Engagement Centres provide support to valued guests and hotels throughout the world by providing a level of service excellence that is second to none. As a result. this creates exceptional guest experiences.


At Marriott they are passionate about people!  J.W. Marriott’s founding philosophy is: “Take care of the associates, the associates will take care of the guests, and the guests will come back again and again.” This is something Marriott believe and practice every day.


Marriott Associates come from countries all over the world. There's over 30 languages spoken amongst staff! The inclusive and diverse culture make the centres a great place to work. They provide excellent training and countless opportunities for those who are passionate about people, travel, excellence and career progression. Boasting an excellent benefits package and lots of opportunity to develop a stellar career, their centres enjoy a great reputation as employers who go above and beyond to take care of their teams. To learn more, why not visit /careers today?


We're excited to have Northern Trust exhibit with us again at Jobs Expo Cork. Register for FREE ADMISSION today and talk to their recruitment team on 23rd November in Cork City Hall.


About the company

Northern Trust provides asset servicing, fund administration, asset management, fiduciary and banking solutions for corporations, institutions, families and individuals globally.


Career opportunities

The organisation recruits high-calibre, financial service professionals, who impress with excellence in execution, innovative thinkers and provide client focused solutions.


They offer career opportunities at difference levels, across a variety of different departments


To learn more and to apply, please visit


For more information on graduate careers at Northern Trust contact the Talent Acquisition team at


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One of the busiest areas of our Jobs Expo events is the Career Clinic. Best to get registered and in early to beat the queues. Just joined our line-up of Career Coaches, is Progress Coaching's Killian O'Leary. If you're looking for some direction, advice and CV tips then drop into Cork City Hall and talk to Killian anytime between 10am and 4pm.


About Killian and Progress Coaching

Killian is a fully qualified Life, Career & Recruitment Coach possessing over 15 years Recruitment & Management experience.

'Progress Coaching' ( was set up with the aim of setting Job-seekers up for success in the quest for their ideal Career.

The service offering also extends to Coaching for Recruitment teams (helping them to manage their Client / Candidates more effectively) & to Hiring Companies looking to enhance their 'Talent Attraction' program's to secure the best available Talent!

Their Coaching methods focus on empowering clients to reach their goals, helping them to maximise the benefits of adopting a 'Growth-Mindset' in their daily lives! Their philosophy advocates Two-way Collaboration, Honesty, Confidentiality, Flexibility, Active Listening & Accountability.

Feel free to reach them @ -
Insta / Twitter - @killiancoach
Mobile: 086-0279618

Are you looking for work in Finance, Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Science and more diverse industries? Brightwater Recruitment will be looking for experienced candidates at Jobs Expo Cork. Register for FREE admission today and bring your CV if any of the roles interest you. The expo kicks off 10 am on Saturday 23rd November in Cork City Hall.

About Brightwater

Established in 1998, Brightwater is Ireland’s leading recruitment consultancy. With offices in Dublin, Cork and Belfast, the group offers a truly all-island service, working with clients across a wide range of sectors both in Ireland and overseas. They recruit on a temporary, contract and permanent basis at all levels from graduate to C-suite positions across a broad variety of disciplines:

Furthermore, the consultancy offer additional services such as providing salary surveys and are perfectly placed to assist both candidates and clients on all their recruitment requirements and next career moves


Jobs Expo Cork will be running our Career Clinic all day in Cork City Hall on Saturday 23rd November. Get FREE career advice, CV and interview tips from professional career coaches. Register for tickets today here.

Hanna Walter, BA (Hons)in Business, is a certified Career and Business Coach. She is the founder of her "Inspiring Coaching" business and an event organizer of "My Business My Success" in Ireland for the Polish Community.


Her focus and mission is helping people discover their true potential. She offers advice that individuals can use to develop themselves and their career path. Hanna works with those who're starting their own business or wish to explore the possibility of finding a new or more meaningful career.


Hanna came to Ireland and knew immediately that she had to start her professional life from the very beginning. Furthermore, she understands what a career change means and realises the importance of satisfaction in our work.  Hanna believes that utilising our talents, strengths, and experiences we can reach our true potential.


Hanna can help you to discover Yourself and your Personal Brand. As a result, you can stand out from the crowd and develop your confidence and overall, give you a sense of fulfillment.


Hanna can be contacted by e-mail  or phone no. 0857519933

Title : A Career with a View

Specsavers will be exhibiting, as well as recruiting, on November 23rd at Cork City Hall. Their team will be looking to hire for Optical Assistant and Assistant Manager roles at Jobs Expo Cork. Furthermore, Specsavers' Recruitment Manager, Chris Ferguson, will be giving his talk, A Career with a View, at 11:15am.

About Chris

Chris has gained over 20 years recruitment industry experience, working for global organisations in Ireland, UK, Canada, New Zealand and Australia.


In his role at Specsavers, Chris manages the internal recruitment teams that recruit Optical, Audiology and Domiciliary teams for the 1100+ Specsavers businesses across Ireland and the UK.


Chris is passionate about Optometry and Audiology and will be sharing info and stories about the rewarding opportunities that exist within the industry.


In addition, Chris will be available all day at the Specsavers stand to chat in more detail about opportunities within Specsavers.

Solas' eCollege will be exhibiting at our upcoming Jobs Expo in Cork Talk to their team from 10 am to 4 pm on 23rd November in City Hall. Register here for FREE ADMISSION.

What is eCollege?

eCollege is a leading learning institution that delivers online and distance training courses in business, project management, SQL, Cisco, graphic design, web design, digital marketing, software development and basic computer literacy.

What do I get with an eCollege Course?

While these courses are delivered completely online, dedicated eTutor support is available throughout all our courses on a daily basis.

There are many benefits of studying at eCollege including:


For some courses, we will provide students with the software required. For example, students enrolling onto our Adobe awards will get a license to Adobe Creative Cloud. Please be aware, that software will only be accessible during the course.

How to enrol?

If you are currently in receipt of social welfare, you can go to your local Department of Social Protection or Intreo office and ask to enrol on an eCollege course. You may wish to visit the courses page prior and take note of the course code.

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