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Some highlights from Jobs Expo Cork October 2016

Jobs Expo Cork October 2016 was a fantastic success. Here’s a short video with some highlights from the day. If you missed it, be sure to join us at one of our events this year.

Jobs Expo 2017

Jobs Expo returns in 2017. We’re holding our first event in Galway on Saturday 11 February. Jobs Expo Dublin takes place on Saturday 29 May. Furthermore, Jobs Expo Cork is back on Thursday 29 May. See you there!

To keep up to date with all the latest Jobs Expo news, see our blog.

National Ambulance Service

Meet the National Ambulance Service at Jobs Expo Cork

After a successful Jobs Expo Dublin, we are delighted to announce that the HSE National Ambulance Service (NAS) are returning to Jobs Expo and exhibiting at our Cork event on 16 November.

The 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.

What the NAS does

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.

Meet a variety of NAS personnel at Jobs Expo

Manning the 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.

NAS at the Seminar Zone

The NAS Education and Competency Department and Management from the National Emergency Operations Centre will join together in the seminar area to give a presentation on the National Ambulance Service- one will get an overview of the service, information on the different grades, the general recruitment criteria of each grade, the courses and training provided by our College and an insight into the NEOC control room and the dynamic role of the Emergency Call Taker.

PE Global

PE Global to exhibit at Jobs Expo Cork

We are delighted to announce that PE Global will return to Jobs Expo Cork on 16 November 2016.

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:

  • Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology
  • Medical Devices
  • Oil and Gas
  • Healthcare
  • Construction, Civil & Utilities
  • IT
  • Food Industry
  • Financial & Accounting
  • Business Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Nurses
  • Locum Doctors

PE Global has offices in London, Dublin and Cork.

jobs expo business

The Cork Chamber of Commerce returns to Jobs Expo Cork.

We are delighted to announce that the Cork Chamber of Commerce will be returning to Jobs Expo Cork. The Cork Chamber of Commerce is the leading business organisation in the region. It is committed to supporting business in Cork. Read more

Innopharma College of Applied Sciences

Meet Innopharma College of Applied Sciences at Jobs Expo Cork

We are proud to announce that Innopharma College of Applied Sciences are returning to Jobs Expo and exhibiting at our Cork event on 16 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.

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jobs site joins Jobs Expo Cork

We are delighted to announce that will be exhibiting at Jobs Expo Cork.

Part of one of Ireland’s largest media groups Landmark Media Investments, was established in 1999 to provide a digital solution for the Irish recruitment market. The company is recognised as one of the most innovative client and candidate driven job sites in Ireland. provides a cutting-edge service that brings together the best companies with candidates of the highest calibre. For employers, they provide a cost effective, efficient way to recruit quality candidates, while jobseekers have access to a comprehensive database of quality jobs as well as up-to-date information to help manage their careers.


Marian Brennan

Meet career coach Marian Brennan at Jobs Expo Cork

Marian Brennan is a qualified executive trainer and life coaching consultant. Her biggest passion in life is to encourage, motivate and assist people to become the best they possibly can be on whatever path or situation they find themselves facing.

Marian has taken many leaps of faith throughout her own life and career, and understands how difficult big decisions and choices can be. After working in a university for 20 years, she went back to study. This new path brought her to IBM for 15 years where she worked as an education facilitator/trainer before moving on to manage software and finance teams. This has given her many years of experience leading and motivating teams to great success.

Marian has also been a Toastmaster for many years, writing and delivering speeches on various topics from educational, motivational, award acceptance, wedding speeches, humorous and storytelling. She now mentors others to have the confidence to face their audience to achieve the same success.

Marian believes that people are naturally creative and powerful, and that whatever realistic goal or challenge they wish to pursue they can achieve. Marian creates a coaching environment that is safe and non-judgmental, and where the client controls the agenda at all times.


Meet ESB International at Jobs Expo Cork

ESB International is a leading global engineering consultancy specialising in the utility sector. The company focuses on the delivery of large scale, capital infrastructure projects for international clients and for its parent company ESB, helping them to optimise their energy related projects and strategies.

Since its establishment, ESBI has completed projects in 120 countries and helped clients around the world in delivering modern, efficient and dependable energy systems which can transform the economies and societies that they serve. The company is a pioneer in combined cycle gas turbine technology with a world-renowned reputation for unrivalled engineering excellence.

ESBI is wholly owned by ESB, Ireland’s State-owned electricity company. The company is headquartered in Dublin and has staff in their operations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

ESB International will be exhibiting at Jobs Expo Cork on June 23rd 2016 at the Clayton Hotel Silver Springs.

Zevas Jobs

Learn about opportunities at Zevas at Jobs Expo Cork

We are very happy to announce that Zevas have joined Jobs Expo Cork. Zevas was established in 2001 and is a leading provider of outsourced customer contact solutions. They support a wide range of companies across Europe and North America, and work with clients in a number of industries, from telecommunications to financial services. Their highly skilled staff and technological solutions enables companies to interact with their customers when and where their customers need them, whether it’s over the phone, by VoIP, email or on the web, delivered as a tailored solution for each clients’ specific business needs.

Zevas believes that success is driven by their employee’s passion and enthusiasm. The company is currently looking for new talent to join their team, and offers exciting career opportunities and competitive salaries to the right candidates.



Voxpro meeting candidates at Jobs Expo Cork

Jobs Expo is delight to announce that Voxpro will be join us in Cork on June 23rd 2016 at the Clayton Hotel Silver Springs .

Voxpro is an award winning provider of multilingual customer experience, sales and technical support solutions to giant global brands. Headquartered in Cork, we also have offices in Dublin and San Francisco. The company believes that their success is due to their staff, whose creativity and desire to succeed delivers compassionate, clever and robust solutions.

Voxpro is a Cork – and Irish – success story. The company started with 6 people above a pub in Cork City. They are now 900 strong and growing fast.

Kerry Group recruiting at Jobs Expo Cork

We are delighted to announce that Kerry Group will be exhibiting at Jobs Expo Cork 2016 on June 23rd at the Clayton Hotel Silver Springs.

From modest beginnings in the south west of Ireland, the Kerry Group has enjoyed phenomenal success and growth to become leading player in the global food industry.

The Kerry Group was founded in Listowel, Co. Kerry in 1972 and has sustained profitable growth for over forty years. The company reported sales of approximately €6.1 billion in 2015.

The Kerry Group’s worldwide businesses are well-positioned to take advantage of trends in the food and beverage market. These include the  growing preference for convenience, variety and quality in prepared and snack foods, and the globalisation of food tastes.


IT recycling

Wisetek joins Jobs Expo Cork

We are very pleased to announce that Wisetek will be joining Jobs Expo Cork on June 23rd 2016 at the Clayton Hotel Silver Springs in Cork.

Wisetek is a global provider of secure data-elimination and responsible IT recycling services to IT corporations. The company operates from bases located in Ireland, the USA and Thailand, and their clients includes the world’s leading enterprise IT hardware manufacturers and data centres.

Wisetek’s recycling priority is the recovery of material, either for reuse within a client’s operations or for remarketing to a global network of buyers under the site.  These reuse priorities assure their clients that they receive optimal financial pay-back from the flow of used assets. Material no longer required is recycled to Wisetek’s Sustainable EARTH standard, which is externally certified to the R2:2013 standard (Responsible Recycling) and is compliant with all global regulations.


engineering recruitment

Keltia Ireland exhibiting at Jobs Expo

Attendees at this June’s Jobs Expo will have a chance to meet Keltia Ireland Limited, the innovative engineering specialists. The company is a unique recruiting firm able to offer genuine engineering industry expertise that focuses on three key areas: engineering recruiting; CATIA V5,V6 and SolidWorks training; and engineering design services.

The company was founded in 2012 by Kevin Burtchaell. Kevin has worked in the aerospace industry for over 20 years, with industry leaders like Boeing, Bombardier, Goodrich, Messier-Dowty and Allied Signal (now Honeywell) in the US, Canada, and Europe. Kevin is also president of Keltia Design, Inc. based near Seattle in the US.


Johnson & Johnson DePuy Synthes

Johnson & Johnson DePuy Synthes joins Jobs Expo Cork

We are delighted to announce that Johnson & Johnson DePuy Synthes will be joining Jobs Expo in Cork on June 23rd.

Johnson & Johnson DePuy Synthes offers the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of orthopaedic and neuro products and services. DePuy Synthes was originally founded in 1895 in Indiana in the USA and was the first commercial orthopaedic manufacturer in the world creating fibre splints to replace the wooden barrel staves that were commonly used to set fractures.

In 2011, the company joined Johnson & Johnson. Johnson & Johnson DePuy Synthes offers the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of orthopaedic products and services for joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neuro, cranio-maxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials. Johnson & Johnson DePuy Synthes is also a global leader in neurological solutions with products and services for neurosurgery, neurovascular, spine and cranio-maxillofacial therapies.



Meet Collins McNicholas at Jobs Expo Cork

Jobs Expo Cork is very pleased to announce that the prestigious Collins McNicholas will be exhibiting at the event on June 23rd.

Collins McNicholas is a recruitment and HR services company which sources personnel across a number of industries. These include engineering, medical devices, pharmaceutical, financial, IT, admin and sales. Founded in 1990, with headquarters in Galway, as well as offices in Dublin, Cork, Athlone and Sligo, Collins McNicholas is a nationwide recruitment firm. The company is committed to consistently delivering exceptional recruitment and HR services to their clients and candidates.

Collins McNicholas is a multi-award winning company. Their recent achievements include their third consecutive Deloitte Best Managed Companies Award in 2016; a finalist place in the Chambers Ireland 2015 Corporate & Social Responsibility Awards; they were announced as one of Ireland’s Best Places to Work in 2015; and they were the 2012 winner of the Service Business Award category in the Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards.


Cpl Resources

CPL Resources joins Jobs Expo Cork

CPL Resources plc. is Ireland’s largest recruitment agency, will be exhibiting at Jobs Expo Cork on 23 June.

In addition to their Irish operations, CPL provides staffing, recruitment, training and outsourcing services worldwide. The company specialises in a number of sectors. These include: science; technology; engineering; construction; finance and banking; legal; marketing; customer support; supply chain; and hospitality. The CPL group comprises four key areas: recruitment; healthcare; learning and development; and outsourcing. The company works across 17 brands, in 36 offices in 9 countries. CPL is publicly traded on the Irish and UK stockmarkets.


Jobs Expo Cork

Jobs Expo returns to Cork on 23 June

Jobs Expo 2016, Ireland’s leading employment and recruitment fair, returns to Cork on 23 June at the Clayton Hotel in Silver Springs.

Since 2012, Jobs Expo has been connecting candidates and employers.  Jobs Expo offers jobseekers the chance to find exciting career opportunities at home and abroad, and streamlines the recruitment process for employers by introducing them to quality candidates.

This year’s Jobs Expo will be bigger and busier than ever before with numerous employers across a range of industries recruiting at the fair. These include GE Healthcare, Randox Laboratories, Innopharma College of Applied Sciences and FDM Group.

“We are very excited about this year’s Jobs Expo,” says exhibition organiser, Bronagh Cotter. “We’ve put together a great mix of companies actively seeking candidates, as well as a fantastic range of events. This includes advice at our popular Career Clinic and talks by industry professionals in the Seminar Zone. There is something for everyone, whether you are looking for your first job, a new challenge or hoping to change direction entirely. ”

Jobseekers are advised to bring plenty of CVs. CVs will also be added to Jobs Expo’s online database connecting jobseekers with employers.



Exhibitors taking part in Jobs Expo 2016 represent a diverse number of industries such as healthcare, IT, investment and wealth management, construction, teaching, field sales and marketing as well as specialist recruitment firms.

Career Clinic

Expert career advice will be on offer at Job Expo’s Career Clinic. Attendees can avail of free one-on-one advice on issues such as interview skills and CV preparation, as well as career guidance from some of Ireland’s best-know career and personal development coaches.

Seminar Zone

The Seminar Zone will be open from 11:30am to 4pm offering talks from industry professionals. This year the topics covered will include job opportunities, building confidence for interviews, CV writing and standing out from the crowd. The Seminar Zone is free-of-charge to all attendees on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Attending Jobs Expo 2016

Jobs Expo is the leading jobs and careers event in Ireland and is free-of-charge to the public. Jobs Expo is run by Careers Unlimited, a Dublin-based online and events company. Due to the event’s popularity, places are limited. Anyone wishing to attend is advised to register to ensure admission and avoid queues. Register now at



Date: Thursday, 23 June 2016

Time: 11am – 4pm

Location: Clayton Hotel Silver Springs

Entrance fee: FREE

Full details at:


Bronagh Cotter
Jobs Expo 2016
 (01) 5311 280 / 087 654 3175


Meet Michael Heffernan at the Career Clinic

Michael is a qualified personal change coach and owner of The Chapter Coach Consultancy and Training Services Limited. He has extensive experience in training and development, HR and health and safety having worked in both public and private sector enterprises since 1999. Currently Michael is working as the Regional L&D Manager for Europe and North America in a large transport, logistics and supply chain organisation.

Michael is responsible for the design and delivery of all aspects of training and runs a very successful in-house development programme to ensure there is a readily available talent pool of future leaders. He is currently coaching over 15 people, both internally and externally, who are either making changes with their current professional roles and/or in a personal context. A passion for H&S in the workplace he is also a qualified manual handling instructor.

Michael believes that continued personal development supports growth and ensures people stay relevant and current in an ever changing workplace.

Angela Brophy

Angela Brophy of Ready2Succeed joins Jobs Expo

Angela Brophy is an Advanced Executive & Life Coach Practitioner. She works both in Ireland and the UK. With over 20 years business and financial services experience, she is a member of the International Coaching Federation and the European Mentoring & Coaching Council. She is also a fully qualified financial advisor.

Angela works with individuals and groups in the areas of personal development, confidence, motivation and career change. She also works with small businesses and start-ups, helping them to meet their business goals. In addition, she provides financial coaching and life balance coaching. Angela believes that coaching is a way to move forward in your life, career or business and she partners with her clients to ensure continued success going forward.

Valerie Parkes

Development coach Valerie Parkes joins the Career Clinic

Valerie Parkes is an experienced and qualified Personal Development Coach. She holds a BA (Hons) Human Resource Management and a Higher Diploma in Coaching Psychology from University College Cork.

Valerie has extensive experience in business, sales and managing people. Valerie also is a volunteer coach with Dress for Success, a non-profit organization that helps women return to the workforce.