We spoke with Martin from Boston Scientific about the career opportunities they currently have to offer.
We spoke with Martin from Boston Scientific about the career opportunities they currently have to offer.
We spoke to Mary Jo Parker about her experience at Munster’s leading careers event.
We caught up with Jenny from Capita at Pairc Ui Chaoimh for Jobs Expo Cork.
Dave from Poppulo talked to us about the advantages of meeting jobseekers face-to-face at Jobs Expo.
Sonia from eir spoke to us about the great opportunities in her company at Jobs Expo Cork.
We spoke with Carla from Victoria English School about the wonderful benefits of working in the UAE.
After their success at Croke Park for Jobs Expo Dublin, Jamie from mytaxi, returned to meet candidates at Jobs Expo Cork in Pairc Ui Chaoimh.
We spoke with Jim from Zevas about the opportunities and calibre of jobseekers at Jobs Expo Cork.
We got a 2 minute window to talk to Paul from Cork ETB about their experience at Jobs Expo Cork in Pairc Ui Chaoimh.
Jobs Expo Cork, which took place at Páirc Uí Chaoimh this past weekend, received coverage throughout radio, print and online media. Here’s Jobs Expo’s Kevin Branigan describing the event on Classic Hits 94-105FM.
Are you eager to pursue a career within the healthcare sector? This Saturday, at Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Laya Healthcare will be exhibiting, as well as recruiting at Jobs Expo Cork.
Laya healthcare is the second largest provider of private health insurance in Ireland with over half a million members. With access to some of the most innovative benefits in the Irish health insurance market along with life insurance (layalife.ie) and travel insurance (layatravelinsurance.ie). Its brand promise, Looking After You Always, represents laya healthcare’s member-centric approach, which is fundamental to its vision and values.
Careers at laya healthcare are all about a promise, a promise to look after you always. This is fundamental to their vision and values. Laya healthcare look for people who fit their values, people who can turn ordinary into extraordinary.
In return for your hard work, energy and dedication, laya healthcare give you a substantial bundle of benefits. You’ll be able to work towards an additional performance-related pay scheme that’s based on your performance. That’s on top of your salary. If you pay into a pension plan, they also contribute to this.
Laya healthcare see work as more than just a financial arrangement. They know that in order for you to do your best work, you need to be happy. So they do everything they can to make you feel good in yourself, physically and mentally. Laya healthcare make sure you get plenty of rest too. You get 21 days holiday each year plus additional days the longer you work for laya healthcare. With flexible working hours, laya healthcare help you achieve a good work/life balance.
Laya healthcare will encourage you to be physically active. For instance, they have a running club, a GAA team, a golf society and a tennis society. There are plenty of social activities too. If you do get ill, don’t worry, they’re understanding about sick leave. You’ll also get comprehensive health care insurance. They believe that mental wellness is vital. It’s something they’re known for. Their 24/7 Mental Wellbeing Support Programme is available to all laya healthcare team members.
So what’s it like once you step through laya’s door as one of the team? Well, on your way in, you’ll see a ‘Great Place to Work’ award on the door. Laya healthcare have been one of the top 20 employers in Ireland for the past four years. That’s one indication that your working day is going to be extraordinary. Here is what some of the laya team members have to say;
“It’s a great environment to be in. We all look after each other. People step in when you need help. People accommodate each other. Everyone’s very approachable. You’ll make friends for life!”
John Barry, Customer Service.
“You’re given the ability to make changes. It’s an environment of ‘yes let’s try this’. You’re given the reins to try something and you’re challenged and supported.”
Doreen O’Mahony, Digital Brand Manager.
“Everyone is very supportive. There’s no fear of looking stupid. That makes it easy to ask questions or make suggestions. There is no better feeling than when someone asks your opinion and takes what you say on board. People at laya value input.”
Liam O’Regan, Graduate Programme
We’re very excited to have Johnson & Johnson exhibit at Jobs Expo Cork. Their recruitment team will have a stand at Pairc Ui Chaoimh from 10 am to 4pm this Saturday. Register for this FREE event today and meet a plethora of employers this Saturday.
Johnson & Johnson is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of healthcare
products, as well as a provider of related services for the consumer, pharmaceutical and medical
devices and diagnostics markets. Johnson & Johnson have more than 265 operating companies in
more than 60 countries employing approximately 126,500 people. Our worldwide headquarters is in
New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.
The company was founded in 1886 on a revolutionary idea: Doctors and nurses should use
sterile sutures, dressings and bandages to treat peoples’ wounds. Since then every invention, every
product, every breakthrough has been powered by generations of employees who are inspired to make
The Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies has been operating in Ireland for 80 years, employing in excess of 3,725 people across three business sectors:
The Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies in Ireland
Great news! Boston Scientific are returning to recruit at Jobs Expo Cork this weekend. If you work in the STEM sector, don’t pass up the opportunity to meet them this Saturday at Pairc Ui Chaoimh.
John Abele and Pete Nicholas established Boston Scientific in 1979. Their aim was to benefit public health by giving patients medical options that were more accessible, cost less and were also less invasive.
Since then, the company has grown to be a global innovator. They have three locations in Ireland – Galway, Cork and Clonmel.
Established in 1994, the Galway site manufactures key product lines. These include drug-eluting and biliary stents, as well as catheters. Galway is the largest BS facility in Ireland with more than 3,000 employees. In addition, it is the largest manufacturing facility in the company’s worldwide network. They manufacture more than 3 million life-saving devices a year, shipped to all corners of the globe.
BS’s Cork facility has more than 1,100 employees. Established in 1998, the Cork site manufactures products for a variety of Boston Scientific divisions. They manufacture more than 5.6 million life saving devices per year, which are shipped all across the globe.
This is the smallest Boston Scientific facility in Ireland. Clonmel employs 850 people and manufactures pacemakers, ICDs and defibrillators. They supply these devices to hospitals and health clinics in almost 100 countries.
Boston Scientific has an impressive portfolio of 13,000 products. As a result, the company is a medical device leader. They employ around 23,000 people across the world, and they are an equal opportunity employer.
Time for the Jobs Expo Cork exhibitor list… We’re getting ready for Jobs Expo Cork at Páirc Uí Chaoimh from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday. As well as a slew of companies recruiting at the event, there’s free professional development advice at the Career Clinic. In addition, we have a range of free seminars on the Agenda Stage and Google Digital Garage.
Medtech, IT, retail, sales, education and more – here’s the exhibitor list for Jobs Expo Dublin
We’re excited to see Capita Customer Solutions this Saturday at Pairc Ui Chaoimh. Their recruitment team will be in attendance at Jobs Expo Cork from 10 am this Saturday.
Capita Customer Solutions is a well-established leader in the delivery of business process services for their clients both in Ireland and internationally – working across multiple sectors including utilities, telecommunications, media, travel, financial services, agriculture, food and drink, lifestyle and public sectors.
While originally best known for their agribusiness service offerings, they are a company that have grown and diversified over the years to deliver a range of services to more than 20 customers including central government and blue chip commercial clients.
“We are one of the strongest end-to-end Irish business process service providers, continuing to bring the same culture and service focus that has stood the test of time for the past 20 years in the Irish market,” says Martin Ryan, chief commercial officer.
In 2014, the company became part of Capita Plc, and re-branded from South Western to Capita Customer Solutions.
Capita Customer Solutions has offices in West Cork at Clonakilty and Bandon, at Little Island, at Bedford in UK and in Lódz in Poland in total employing over 700 people, and still growing.
“Our people are the foundation of our business and our people truly care about our clients’ success. We have an ongoing focus on growing, empowering, coaching and training our people to deliver exceptional service for our customers, and their customers.
We pride ourselves on being a trustworthy partner who will go the extra mile to help our clients achieve their goals.”
Customer Service & Sales— customer service and sales excellence have always been one of Capita Customer Solutions’ core offerings.“We handle more than four million contacts a year, and we strive to ensure that every customer interaction is a positive experience — irrespective of the communication medium by maintaining a laser focus on the customer experience.To meet this objective they base the customer ethos on the personalisation of every customer interaction.”
Credit Management Services — they are specialists in delivering collections and arrears handling services where the ethos is to focus on the most appropriate method of credit management for their customers, and for their customers’customers.
Finance Processing – delivering a suite of back office finance functions to high-profile clients such as Procure-to-Pay, to Order-to-Cash, to Record-to-Report as well as Payroll services.
Administration Services – delivering a suite of transaction and administration processing services where accuracy, quality and repeatable outcomes are critical success factors for clients.
Agribusiness Services — they have a long and proud history in the agribusiness space and delivering critical animal registration, trace ability and food quality assurance services in Ireland and the UK.
Quality Assurance Services — they deliver quality assurance services managing teams of field assessors performing inspections on behalf of their clients.
Bespoke services — a culture of innovation is promoted across the organisation bringing this to bear with their clients through offerings such as “Lean-as-a-Service”, a Lean Six Sigma consultancy service; “Voice of the Customer”, a survey and text analytics service to decipher customer sentiment;and “RPA-as-a-Service”, a new service offering to assist clients bring Robotics Process Automation to their operations.
We are happy to have Cork ETB join us this Saturday at Pairc Ui Chaoimh. If you are interested in up-skilling and furthering your education drop by their stand.
Cork Education and Training Board was established in 2013. It’s a statutory body charged with the delivery of Education and Training across Cork City and County.
The Board is the largest provider of education and training services in the region. It provides for all levels from primary education up to Post Leaving Certificate. Furthermore, Cork ETB holds a responsibility to deliver a comprehensive suite of training programmes for those in employment and seeking employment.
“To provide a pathway for every learner”
In order to ensure that this is achieved, Cork ETB plans, provides, supports and coordinates education, training and youth services in Cork. Additionally, these courses are recognised internationally as a model of excellence.
Cork Education and Training Board is a driving force for Education and Training in Cork, providing high quality services which are innovative, responsive and inclusive.
A core principal of all Cork ETB activity is to provide a pathway for every learner. Their services are focused, from planning to delivery, on ensuring that all learners have opportunities for:
We are pleased to have Nightcourses.com join us again at Jobs Expo Cork. If you are considering taking a course to up-skill for your career or simply as a hobby, drop by their stand at Pairc Ui Chaoimh this Saturday, 17th November.
Nightcourses.com is Ireland’s leading online search resource for part-time courses, evening classes and lifelong learning programmes. They are a national database of courses from hundreds of colleges and educational institutes throughout the country. As a result, they are a valuable resource for both students and education providers, linking learners to courses, colleges and educational institutions.
If you are eager to take your career to the next level, change job, improve your Leaving Cert results, learn a new skill or take up a hobby, Nightcourses.com is your one-stop-shop. Their database offers Ireland’s biggest selection of courses, as well as information on colleges and educational institutes, expert guidance and advice.
Returning to education, whether for professional or personal reasons, does not necessarily mean you need to do a college degree. A number of different fields and disciplines offer degree, diploma and certificate options, and deciding between these can be tricky. You need to consider your goals and interests, the industry you work in, and your professional experience before deciding on a course.
Nightcourses.com streamlines the search process. Furthermore, they work closely with providers to make sure they offer up-to-date information on their programmes.
As Ireland’s economy and jobs market evolves, interest in continuing education is broadening. Around 6,000 people use Nightcourses.com every day to search for courses in Ireland. As Ireland’s most popular course search database, Nightcourses.com helps education providers connect with students. They also offer a platform for institutions to showcase their courses, successes and benefits. Their vast database means that students have the latest and most complete information available.
Time for the Jobs Expo Cork career coaches list… As well as a slew of companies recruiting at the event, there’s free professional development advice at the Career Clinic. Here is a rundown of the professional development experts taking part in the Career Clinic. They will be on hand to assist with issues like CV writing, interview skills and changing career direction.
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Jobs Expo Cork is very excited to be partnering up with Google Digital Garage – a digital skills training platform to assist you in growing your business, career and confidence, online.
Furthermore, a Google digital expert is coming to teach you what is needed to gain a competitive advantage in the ever changing digital landscape, so come prepared to learn and ask questions, too.
On November 17th, at Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Google Digital Garage will be headlining 3 seminars. Their Google expert will deliver three 1 hour masterclasses. The sessions are fun, practical and hands on.
Create an engaging and relevant Cover Letter to present yourself when applying for the job you want.
Learn how to define and describe and highlight your skills to make your CV shine.
Learn how to build and communicate your message to engage audiences.
Gain new skills from Google Digital Garage that will enable you to enhance your career. The platform allows you to evolve at your own pace, with free, flexible and personalised training courses. Successful completion of these courses will boost your confidence and encourage you to progress within your career. These are certifiable online courses. Workshops delivered by trained Google coaches.
Methods and tools utilised in training are constantly changing due to new technologies. The days of studying in an officious setting with a ton of books are a thing of the past. Google Digital Garage allows the student to create their own study plan via computer, smartphone or tablet.
Whether you’re looking to improve interview skills, thrive in industry, or make your business succeed, Google Digital Garage is worth your attention. Register for Jobs Expo Cork and witness these instructive and innovative seminars.
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