Entries by JobsExpo

Google to hold series of free breakfast briefings to help Irish SMEs

TweetIrish consumers spent in the region of €3.7 billion online in 2012. Unfortunately, almost three-quarters of that sum went to websites based outside of Ireland. To help maximise the potential of their online presence, Google has announced that it will hold a series of free admission breakfast briefings to help Irish businesses understand how they […]

Emigrant Support Progamme – applications close on February 19

TweetOrganisations working with Irish emigrants can now apply for financial assistance via the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Emigrant Support Programme (ESP), which has a resource pool of approximately €11.5 million for the year. Applications for the fund will close on February 19. ESP overview According to the Department of Foreign Affairs: ‘The programme provides financial […]

Forget the weather; the future’s looking bright for 2014

TweetThe recent spate of ill-weather may be a real dampener on Irish spirits, but it seems that the Irish economy’s prospects are somewhat brighter. According to a survey by Deloitte, 96 per cent of Ireland’s chief financial officers believe that the Irish economy has either returned to growth or will do so later in 2014. […]

Irish economy to grow by 2.1% in 2014: Central Bank bulletin

TweetThe Irish economy is predicted to grow at a slightly higher rate than previously expected, according to the first quarterly Central Bank bulletin of the year. The forecast of 2.1 per cent growth in gross domestic product (GDP) is a revision on the 2 per cent growth anticipated by the bank’s last bulletin. An increase […]

Entrepreneurship Forum opens discussion on tax change

TweetA key place in any discussion on job creation in Ireland must be reserved for entrepreneurship, and the conditions it needs if it is to properly flourish. ‘Two thirds of all new jobs come from start-up businesses in the first five years of their existence,’ said Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton at a recent event. […]

DoneDealJobs unveiled as headline sponsor of Jobs Expo, spring 2014

Tweet Jobs Expo is delighted to announce that DoneDealJobs will be the headline sponsor for Jobs Expo, Dublin 2014. A sister site of DoneDeal.ie – Ireland’s largest classifieds website – DoneDealsJobs aims to offer an easy-to-use platform and a much more affordable method of recruiting for all companies, from small local businesses to large global […]

Ireland set to become third-fastest growing economy in Europe in 2014

TweetGoodbody Stockbrokers has predicted that Ireland will be the third-fastest growing economy in Europe for 2014. The stockbroking firm estimates that gross domestic produce will increase by 2.6 per cent. The firm’s optimistic forecast is based on emerging trends in 2013. ‘The phrase “the devil is in the detail” is particularly apt when looking at […]

Enterprise Ireland report: job creation figures at a ten-year high

TweetIreland enjoyed a net growth of over 5,000 jobs in 2013, an Enterprise Ireland report has announced. The government job creation agency’s end-of-year report recorded over 18,000 new jobs. However, taking the number of job losses (12,591) into consideration, the jobs surplus was 5,442. Drop in unemployment The announcement follows on from the Central Statistics […]

Tourism industry in Ireland to create up to 8,000 jobs

TweetThe Irish tourism industry could create as many as 8,000 jobs in 2014, according to Fáilte Ireland. Confidence in the industry is high given the nationwide success of The Gathering initiative. As a result, some 68 per cent of tourism operators had a positive outlook on the year ahead (compared with just 48 per cent […]

Retailers and manufacturers quietly optimistic about 2014

TweetFor many people the new year represents a chance to start afresh, but going by recent reports, the Irish manufacturing sector will be happy to maintain the significant progress it’s made of late. That’s because the sector recorded further growth in December – the seventh month in succession. The latest Investec purchasing managers index (PMI) […]

Working in Canada: Share what you know about it

TweetCanada has proven to be one of the most popular locations for Irish emigrants over the past number of years. With some of the world’s most rugged natural beauty, bustling metropolitan city centres and – perhaps most crucially – a thriving jobs market, the country’s allure to those thinking about a move abroad looks set […]

300 jobs to be created at new data analytics centre

TweetUp to 300 new jobs are to be created at  a new Dublin-based data analytics centre. Though open since July, the Insight data analytics research centre will officially launch today, Thursday the 12th of December. The aim of the new centre is to transform the masses of data generated by today’s IT-rich society into actionable […]

Forbes magazine rates Ireland ‘best country for business’

TweetForbes magazine, one of the largest and most influential international business publications, has ranked Ireland the ‘best country for business’ in the world. The  accolade must surely be considered a huge boost to Ireland’s international business reputation, especially given Forbes’ global stature as a reliable touchstone for the business community. The rankings were compiled using […]

Christmas parties suggest that things are looking up for Irish SMEs

TweetAccording to the latest Close Brothers Business Barometer survey, almost half of all Irish small and medium enterprise (SME) owners will hold  staff Christmas parties this year, thereby marking an increase of around 10 per cent compared with last year’s Christmas period. ‘Christmas parties have fallen victim to the recession over the last few years […]

75 new jobs to be created in Dublin

TweetMore than 70 new jobs are to be created in Dublin after two Indian companies announced that they would be establishing international headquarters in the capital. Forty of those roles are to be brought into being by Aditi Technologies, a ‘cloud first’ technology services company whose headquarters are in Bangalore, India. Aditi has worked with […]