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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 […]

Walsh Carlow

Carlow’s new whiskey distillery creates 55 jobs

Carlow’s new Walsh Distillery is open for production and has created 55 new jobs for the county. The €25m distillery at Royal Oak is Carlow’s first whiskey-making facility in more than 200 years. The new facility will have the capacity to produce eight million bottles of whiskey annually. However, given the length of time needed to […]

data centres

New Cork data centres should create 150 jobs

JCD Group, the commercial property company, has announced plans to create new data centres in Little Island, Cork. The company hopes the data centres will attract multinationals, and it believes that the project will create 150 new jobs for the area. Data centres to compete with Dublin JCD is investing €200m to redevelop the former […]

Harvey Nash

Harvey Nash to hire 100 new staff in Dublin and Cork

The tech recruiter Harvey Nash plans to expand with 100 new roles to become available in the company’s Dublin and Cork offices over the next two years. The expansion is said to be in response to demand from tech start-ups. The company has grown in recent years. In 2013, Harvey Nash opened their new office […]

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 […]

Kellton

Kellton Tech announces Drogheda EMEA headquarters

Kellton Tech has announced plans to establish EMEA headquarters in Drogheda. It is expected that the company will create around 100 jobs over five years. Kellton Tech is a global IT firm which provides business services with a focus on the “Internet of Things” as well as social, mobile, analytics, cloud and enterprise resource planning. […]

Cavan company Obelisk to create 200 jobs

Obelisk, the Cavan-based telecoms group is to create 200 new jobs. The news comes after the company raised €6 million in funding to support their expansion in the UK and South Africa. The news will see a significant increase in employees and revenue. Obelisk currently employs 250 engineers and generates annual revenues in excess of €20 million. […]

Merck

Merck in Cork to create 70 new jobs

Pharmaceutical company Merck has announced the creation of 70 new jobs in Cork at two new facilities. The company expects the roles to be filled within the next 18 months. The jobs created will be in general manufacturing, R&D, engineering, chemistry, microbiology and quality assurance. Merck’s Cork operation is undergoing expansion. It will include a new, state-of-the-art speciality membrane […]

Waterford and Dublin to get 300 new jobs

Great employment news for Waterford and Dublin as 300 jobs are set to be created in the healthcare and digital marketing sectors. OPKO announce 200 jobs in Waterford OPKO, the healthcare company, announced plans to create 200 highly skilled jobs over the next five years with the expansion of its existing EirGen Pharma facilities in Waterford and […]

job creation

Job creation hitting record high, says IDA

Job creation is up… way up! The Industrial Development Authority (IDA) reports that over 100 companies have promised to create 8,000 jobs in Ireland. Many of the new jobs will go outside of Dublin. Biopharma group Regeneron, for example, will be creating 300 long-term jobs in Limerick with an additional 600 construction jobs. It is […]

PhoneWatch job announcement

PhoneWatch to create over 200 jobs nationwide

PhoneWatch job announcement! Up to 230 jobs are to be created by PhoneWatch, the security company. The company will open new offices in Dublin and Cork, as well as in 10 regional centres across the country. The company has said that it will begin recruiting immediately for candidates in the areas of engineering, sales and […]

new jobs

Three companies to create a total of 500 new jobs in Ireland

Following on from recent announcements that Ireland’s unemployment rate has fallen and its tax yield increased over the last three months, there was further positivity as 500 new jobs were created across three companies. Ryanair has announced that it will generate up to 200 IT jobs in Dublin, specifically in the areas of technology, software […]

job outlook

Is the job outlook in Ireland finally moving in the right direction?

The job outlook in Ireland seems to be improving, at least according to the latest figures coming from the Central Statistics Office (CSO). Benjamin Disraeli once said that there are three kinds of lies: ‘lies, damned lies, and statistics’, yet it is difficult not to feel a sense of optimism given the CSO report, which claims that […]

Nestlé

Nestlé to create close to 2,000 jobs for young people in Ireland and UK

Food company Nestlé have launched a job creation initiative to bring 1,900 employment opportunities to young people over the next three years as part of its European Youth Employment Initiative launched in Athens. The programme will help 20,000 people across Europe under the age of 30 find employment; offering 10,000 jobs and creating 10,000 apprentice […]

Forfás

Over 40,000 IT jobs to be created in Ireland over next 6 years – Forfás

Forfás, Ireland’s policy advisory board for enterprise, science  and technology, has claimed that a potential 44,000 IT-related jobs could be created in Ireland over the next six years. This is according to projections from a report carried out by the agency as part of the Government’s Action Plan for Jobs.  It forecast that the demand […]