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Thousands of jobs on offer later this month as jobs fair set to return to the city 

Jobs Expo Cork

The popular Jobs Expo Cork jobs and employment far returns to the city on November 25th with a wide range of state, public, private and local and multinational companies and organisations attending to recruit skilled professionals from Cork and surrounding areas.

Those attending include An Garda Síochána, the National Ambulance Service, Laya Healthcare, Noel Group as well as the Government of the Isle of Man, plus the Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism of Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada, Abbvie, PE Global, and PhoneWatch amongst others.

The event will showcase up to 30 leading employers as well as educators and professional development experts and takes place on Saturday 25th November at UCC’s Devere Hall, Aras na Mac Leinn.

In addition, Jobs Expo Cork has opportunities for anyone thinking of gaining international experience. Newfoundland and Labrador’s Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism will attend the event and highlighting jobs and immigration opportunities in Canada’s most easterly province. In addition, there are international jobs a little closer to home, with the Government of the Isle of Man showcasing opportunities on the island. Furthermore, international recruitment specialists, PE Global, will be recruiting for a variety of positions around the world.

Cork’s busy economy 

“Cork’s economy is buoyant at the moment, and the Cork-Kerry region also has the lowest unemployment rate in Ireland. As a result, companies are in recruitment mode and we are really pleased with the range of jobs on offer at this November’s Jobs Expo Cork. We have some of amazing Irish as well as multinational exhibitors, including Abtran, PhoneWatch, Laya Healthcare and AbbVie. We are really delighted that both An Garda Síochána and the National Ambulance Service are taking part, offering people the chance to work in vital public service roles,” says Bronagh Cotter of event organiser Careers Unlimited.

Specialised zones

Jobs Expo Cork will be divided into six separate zones to make it easier for attendants 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 Site – opportunities in construction, engineering and related trades

Jobs Expo Cork will also include free career advice as well as a series of industry seminars. The Career Clinic offers the chance for attendees to meet a team of professional careers coaches free of charge. The Agenda Stage will offer free, topical talks by industry insiders. These will include job-seeking skills, such as interview techniques and CV writing as well as opportunities with a number of the companies recruiting at the event. Jobseekers can register for free admission by visiting www.jobsexpo.ie

JOBS EXPO CORK EVENT DETAILS

Date: Saturday 25th November 2017
Time: 10am – 4pm
Location: Devere Hall, Aras na Mac Leinn, UCC
Entrance fee: FREE
Register at: www.jobsexpo.ie/register

MORE INFORMATION

Bronagh Cotter
Jobs Expo Ireland
Tel: (01) 5311 280 / 087 646 3175
Email: bronagh@jobsexpo.ie

Lyndsay Donnelly
Business Development Executive. Jobs Expo Ireland
Tel: (01) 5311 280
Email: lyndsay@jobsexpo.ie

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