Due to the continuation of Covid-19 restrictions, Jobs Expo events have been postponed since March 2020 until November 2021. Jobs, upskilling and training will be a crucial area of interest for people around Ireland as the country begins to rebuild its economy in the months to come. Our physical events will return with Jobs Expo Galway on Saturday, 6th November at Leisureland, followed by Jobs Expo Dublin on Saturday, 20th November at the RDS.

Last update: 28th November 2021

Jobs Expo events in Dublin, Cork & Galway are operated by Seats Are Ltd t/a Careers Unlimited.
We are a member of the Irish Exhibition Organisers Association and the Event Industry Association of Ireland.

As a member of these associations, which are representative of the event industry, we will fully adopt the codes and standards that are agreed with the Irish Government in relation to the reopening of physical events during 2021.

What can you expect Jobs Expo events?

  • Employers actively recruiting for hundreds of jobs at home and abroad
  • Specialised recruiters dedicated to jobs in particular industries
  • Professional Career Coaches offering one-on-one CV, job seeking and career advice that’ll help you advance in your career.
  • An Agenda Stage for seminars and talks on important and topical issues by a diverse range of industry experts that’ll help you find your dream job for 2021


Here, we outlines the policies and practices we will operate at our physical events to ensure safe and successful events for attendees and staff alike.

Return to physical events in November 2021

We will adopt coordinated policies of control for all of our events in relation to attendee-registration, notification of policies to attendees, access into the exhibition hall, hygiene, ingress and crowd management within the exhibitions.

Stage 1 – Smart Registration

a. Attendance will be marshalled to limit the number of attendees within the event hall at any given time to conform with HSE social distancing guidelines. Attendees will pre-register online into specific time slots, with slots divided into 90-minute duration at each of the events, with additional event time added to accommodate five distinct slots across the day. These slots will run as follows:

10.00 – 11.30
11.30 – 13.00
13:00 – 14.30
14.30 – 16.00

Each slot will capacity-limited and will be closed off as capacity is reached is reached, with registrants asked to double-confirm their attendance before they received confirmation of registration. .

It will be advised to guests not to travel to the event if they are feeling unwell, with attendance guidelines advised to all attendees on our website, social media and at all stages in the registration and confirmation process.

Stage 2 – Attendance & Admission

Our security personnel will marshal ingress into each event based on the following criteria:

a. Queue management will be in line with the up-to-date social distancing guidelines as advised by the Government and the HSE. Should the Government guidelines change, we will adapt these to our plans.

b. Attendance will be strictly on a ‘Registered & Confirmed’ basis. Individuals who are not registered and confirmed will not be permitted access to the venue.

c. All attendees must wear a mask/face covering whole indoors and show Covid-Cert at entrance.

d. Admission will be conditional on using hand-sanitiser.

e. All attendees will be advised of appropriate hygiene protocols by way of hi-visibility signs on the way into each exhibition.

Stage 3 – The Venues

a. Before the event, all event space will be fully cleaned and amenities disinfected.

b. Dispensers with disinfectant will be installed in clearly visible locations at all entrances and exits.

c. All event spaces will be well ventilated.

d. Frequent cleaning of commonly used areas, such as washrooms, registration, and catering areas will take place

e. An isolation room will be available for any attendees/exhibitors reporting symptoms of Covid-19, with a specific policy to be followed in any such event.

f. Frequent audio and on-screen reminders will be made to avoid shaking hands with exhibitors, attendees and staff and for all concerned to adopt alternative greetings. Specifically, we will utilise a house-keeping presentation video at the start of each event outlining our health and safety procedures and information on social distancing and good hygiene practice. Internal screens will display reminders to social distance.

g. All bathrooms will display signage indicating the correct hand washing procedure.

h. We will make use of multiple entrances and exits to manage egress to each event, while lifts will be reserved for those with special needs.

i. We will ensure a clean and safe event space is available for your exhibitors and attendees alike with hygiene notifications and reminders will be placed around the exhibition hall using display screens, posters and floor stickers

k. Crowding will be minimised and we will use distancing measures to reduce close contact among attendees and exhibitors during the event.

l. Cafeteria employees will wear face shields that cover the entire face.

j. General cleansing work in the main areas, such as the entrances, toilets, smoking booths, escalators, and seating areas, and everywhere the visitors can reach will take place.

h. It will be mandatory that all attendees to our events must wear face masks upon admission and must wear such face masks for the duration of their attendance at the event.

Please let us know if you have any questions about our policies on Covid-19.