More than 40 leading employers and educators, as well as professional development experts, will take part in Jobs Expo Galway this Saturday 24th February at the Galmont Hotel. The event runs from 10am to 4pm and also includes free talks and seminars along with free career advice. Jobs Expo Galway is free-of-charge to attend.
Employers will include global employers such as Medtronic, Valeo, Cardinal Health, Shire Pharmaceuticals and Shopify and local employers such as Ballynahinch Castle Hotel, Empire Marketing, LotusWorks, Surmodics. State and regulatory bodies such as the Workplace Relations Commission, Department of Social Protection & Family and Obair will also be in attendance, seeking to recruit on the day.
The jobs fair, being described as the West's leading jobs and recruitment fair, will cover opportunities in developing areas such as Medtech, Retail, Pharma, Computers & IT, Construction, Public Sector, Smart Data, Ecommerce, Hotel, Leisure & Tourism and more
“Galway is an international medtech hub and the city has a thriving STEM sector. In addition, tourism has long been an important economic area. As a result, there is strong demand for skilled candidates in Galway city and the surrounding areas,” says Jobs Expo's Bronagh Cotter. “This weekend's Jobs Expo will have a great mix of local and international companies eager to meet skilled professionals. This includes multinationals such as Medtronic, Valeo, Shire, MAPFRE and McDonalds, plus Irish success stories like LotusWorks and the award winning Ashford Castle.”
Additional exhibitors include Advant Medical, Cardinal Health, Marketo, Empire, NUI Galway, Merit Medical, FMI, Kelly Services, Travel Counsellors and Innopharma.
Jobs Expo Galway will be divided into five separate zones to make it easier for job-seekers to find the companies and jobs that interest them the most. The dedicated areas include:
* The Jobs Lab – medtech and STEM jobs
* The Digital City – opportunities for computer and IT specialists
* The Mall – jobs in sales, retail and related areas
* Go Global – career opportunities overseas
* The Campus – education, training and upskilling opportunities
The event will include the Career & CV Clinic, where visitors can receive free career coaching from a team of qualified career counsellors. Meanwhile, the Agenda Stage will offer a day of free, topical talks by industry insiders.
Jobseekers can register for free admission by visiting www.jobsexpo.ie.
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Irish Medtech Association
Department of Social Protection
Jobs Expo Ireland
Tel: (01) 531 1280 / 087 646 3175
Photo: At the launch of Jobs Expo Galway at the Galmont Hotel:
Eavan Cahill, Valeo
Niamh Rooney, Medtronic
Kevin Branigan, Jobs Expo Galway
Eimear Dalton, Merit Medical
Cian Mahony, Medtronic
Bronagh Cotter, BCS Recruitment