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Jobs Expo

Jobs Expo Dublin Announces Line-up for Saturday’s Jobs & Employment Fair

Ireland’s leading jobs and employment fair, Jobs Expo, returns to Dublin’s Croke Park on Saturday 22 October and is set to be bigger and better than ever before. Event organisers, Careers Unlimited, have released their exhibitor and speaker lists for the event, which is expected to attract thousands of professional job-seekers.. A wide range of […]

upskilling

As more jobs become available, jobseekers look for upskilling, opportunities and varied experience

Upskilling, opportunities and varied experience are increasingly important to employees as the Irish jobs market improves. That may not sound like good news to many employers, but it is good news for the country. The jobs market has seen growth in both quarters of 2016. Foreign direct investment alone has created 9,100 jobs in the first […]

Nearly 1,400 STEM jobs announced in April

There’s good news on the employment front as a total of 1,380 jobs in the STEM sector were announced in April. Ireland’s economy continues to grow, and is currently the most buoyant in the Eurozone, and unemployment rates are their lowest since November 2008. Although a significant number of the new jobs will be based […]

Goodbody Stockbrokers

Investment in Ireland shows record increase: Goodbody Stockbrokers

Goodbody Stockbrokers says that its optimistic predictions for economic growth in Ireland are based on the soaring levels of investment here. The firm has upgraded its domestic demand figures to 2.5 per cent in 2014 and 2.7 per cent in 2015 (up from previous forecasts of 1.5pc and 2.2pc, respectively). This is largely due to […]

74,000 tourism jobs in Ireland by 2020? Céad míle fáilte

Ireland could generate as many as 74,000 tourism jobs by 2020, industry insiders claim. The Irish Hotel Federation (IHF) estimates that Ireland would need around 10 million visitors per year in order to create and sustain such a level of employment in the tourism sector. But is this possible? Last year there were 7 million […]

job outlook

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

Goodbody 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 […]