The total number of jobs advertised online has increased by 4pc, driven by certain sectors achieving large gains, the IrishJobs.ie Jobs Index for the first quarter of 2012 reveals. The 4pc increase follows a six-month decreasing trend in the previous two quarters. The sectors experiencing gains include production, manufacturing, materials (+82pc); science, pharmaceuticals and food […]
The Irish Independent says that multinational car technology firm Valeo is to announce the creation of 100 Irish jobs on Friday. The Galway-based firm will also invest an additional EUR17 million in a research and development programme at its Tuam base. Enterprise Minister Batt O’Keeffe will confirm later this week that recruitment for the high-end […]
The Irish Times reports that consulting firm Accenture is to create 100 jobs over the next four years at a new centre in Ireland dedicated to predictive analytics, the use of statistics to help businesses forecast future revenues. The new jobs will take Accenture’s workforce in Ireland to 1,400. Brian McCarthy, executive director of Accenture […]
Irish Examiner reports that bookmaker Paddy Power has announced the creation of 500 new Irish-based jobs, to come on stream over the next three years. The jobs will be spread across the company’s retail outlets and its online business centre at its Tallaght headquarters.
The Irish Independent notes that consultancy firm Ernst & Young plans to create more than 300 Irish jobs over the next 18 months. Half of the new employees will be graduates with degrees in engineering, IT, legal, business, accounting and finance.
The Irish Independent reports that Hewlett-Packard is to create 50 jobs at its base in Co Kildare. HP said it was creating positions for “highly-skilled, multi-lingual graduates” to work as support for Microsoft software programs. HP Ireland’s managing director Martin Murphy said the company could add a further 70 people at a later date depending […]
Social Networking sites like LinkedIN, Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Bebo, and others started dominating the use of the Internet worldwide. Even the search engines themselves are attracting less and less visitors every month this year. Social Media is what it is all about now. The Irish Recruitment sector has coped on and the first Irish Social […]
The Good news is the launch of a new Irish Job Site: Worky. Worky seems to be a bit different than the traditional Jobs Sites in Ireland. YOU cannot search for a job or apply for a job there. What you do is you publish a profile and hope that someone will be interested in […]
IKEA JOBS in Ireland – Careers in IKEA If you want a job in Ikea get down to the Ballymun Civic Center between 10am and 5pm this weekend but expect competition for 280 jobs. It was reported that over 4,500 applicants for 50 supervisor jobs in the first Ikea superstore to open in the Republic […]
4,500 plus construction jobs will be created over 10 years as part of the construction of a new campus development. An additional 1,160 positions will be created in a science and technology park, offices, shops and health and education facilities. The 73-acre site at Grangegorman is the planned new location for Dublin Institute of Technology […]
We can expect more job losses in Dublin City according to comments from Dublin’s Lord Mayor. This is largely due to a tough festive season trading in Dublin City. Shoppers took advantage of interest rates and cheaper prices in the north in town like Newry and Belfast. While Dublin and the South suffered the North […]
Over 25% of the mortgage brokers in Ireland fear for their jobs as the Irish Housing & Mortgage market grinds to a halt. Worse yet there are predictions that this could remain for some time to come. A recent conference in Brussels indicated that the Western European construction sector will not recover until 2011. Ireland […]
It was announced last week that Option Wireless will create 145 new jobs in the cork region. Option Wireless are located at the Kilbarry Industrial Estate. The company currently employs 300 staff and the new jobs will bring the total employees to 445. The new staff will undertake leading edge process development activities. The sun […]
Hot on the heels of Yahoo’s announcement that it will cut 10 percent of its global workforce (1,500 staff, Xerox announced it plans to cut 3,000 jobs across the globe. Xerox broke the negative job news as it released its quarterly earnings figures. They posted a 2% increase in profits but the slowdown in orders […]
WOW – not surprising but still a shock all the same Latest figures indicate that Irish unemployment rose in the moth of September to the highest in 11 years as the property crash and world credit crisis slows growth and recruitment. Unemployed recorded at 244,500 which is the highest figure since 1997. Unemployment figures have […]