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# graduates - Friday 29 May, 2020

All nursing graduates to be guaranteed jobs amid Covid-19 crisis HSE

All nursing graduates to be guaranteed jobs amid Covid-19 crisis

In a letter, the HSE informed nursing interns that they would all be guaranteed a job.

# graduates - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Automated interviews and psychometric testing: The challenges awaiting graduate jobhunters

Graduate opportunities are on the crest of a wave currently, writes Ruairí Kavanagh.

# graduates - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

The average graduate starting salary is now over €30,000

Law is the best paid sector, according to new research.

# graduates - Thursday 12 July, 2018

One 'Big Four' firm is taking on 500 new staff - and more than half will be graduates

EY is hiring for its offices across the country as its fee income climbs.

# graduates - Thursday 1 February, 2018

More women than men are in full-time work after graduating - but they earn less over time

The CSO and HEA released the report that monitored graduates from 2010 to 2014.

# graduates - Friday 19 January, 2018

Most Irish university graduates are employed in Dublin and Cork

Concerns have been raised about the lack of graduates finding employment in regional areas.

# graduates - Friday 30 September, 2016

Punctuality, responsibility, find something that you love: What did you learn on your first job?

Some famous names share their experiences – and yes, first impressions count.

# graduates - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Letters to a Fresher: College graduates tell us what they wish they'd known in first year

We asked three recent graduates to write a letter to their former selves. Here’s what they had to say…

# graduates - Sunday 14 August, 2016

"Hire unemployed teachers ahead of retired ones" says minister

Bruton said that while the recruitment and appointment of teachers is a matter for the individual school.

# graduates - Monday 28 March, 2016

Unequal pay is driving graduates away from teaching, says union

The TUI has today called for an end to unequal salaries for teachers.

# graduates - Sunday 31 January, 2016

'I wanted to keep the peace, and joining the Irish army was the best way to do that...'

The number of women officers in the Defence Forces is finally on the rise and Catherine Smyth is one of them. But Catherine is Scottish, not Irish.

# graduates - Monday 5 October, 2015

'When you're out of work, there's a lack of purpose that pervades every day'

College graduates have weathered the recession far better than those without a degree, but unemployment rates are still high.

# graduates - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Fancy a job as a public servant? The government is trying to fill 200 vacancies

A graduate recruitment campaign to fill the posts was launched yesterday.

# graduates - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Ireland has some of the most educated people in Europe

We place third when it comes to our share of third level graduates.

# graduates - Sunday 7 June, 2015

# graduates - Saturday 6 June, 2015

What makes a graduate employable? We asked 100 top companies in Ireland

Seriously – check your writing skills.

# graduates - Friday 5 June, 2015

So you've graduated... now, where to get a job?

It’s hard to know where to start – here’s some advice to get you going.

Are you a recent graduate? Here's where the jobs are - and how much you'll be paid

Things are looking up for new graduates entering the workforce…

# graduates - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

# graduates - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

This startup is trying to solve the tricky business of finding graduates jobs

Having launched in March, aims to connect students with paid graduate positions and internships.

# graduates - Monday 22 December, 2014

Number of Irish graduates going abroad to get work more than doubles

That’s since the beginning of the recession.

# graduates - Monday 1 September, 2014

20% of GPs who graduated in 2010 now live abroad

And current trainees may be following suit…

# graduates - Monday 25 August, 2014

Opinion: Will the push to encourage more science and technology graduates be worth it?

There has been a series of initiatives put in place to encourage interest in STEM subjects for school leavers; will the effort be rewarded with good jobs?

# graduates - Friday 13 June, 2014

Teachers taking up JobBridge scheme in the bad books with the union

The INTO has directed its members not to participate in the scheme.

# graduates - Monday 9 June, 2014

USI says 'internship culture' to blame for low graduate wages

Union president Joe O’Connor said that schemes such as JobBridge had led to “a very, very employer friendly market”.

# graduates - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Student social workers slam proposed graduate scheme as 'complete exploitation'

The Child and Family Agency said the proposal is at an early stage but it has made initial contact with unions to start developing the details.

# graduates - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Graduates are now earning much less. But exactly how much less?

Over the last ten years, graduate salaries went up, but then down even quicker.

# graduates - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Broad reform needed to make Seanad 'fit for modern Ireland', says Coveney

The Agriculture Minister welcomed reports that voting rights are to be extended to more graduates, but believes more ‘fundamental’ reform is needed.

# graduates - Monday 4 November, 2013

More upskilling courses needed to cash in on ICT growth

A Forfás report has called for more and better ICT courses and says that for social welfare changes should be introduced to encourage take-up.

# graduates - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Good news on the jobs front: new jobs announced in Dublin, Cork and Carlow

Taoiseach Enda Kenny announced the new jobs at an electronic trading company in Dublin and an Irish start-up telemarketing company in Carlow.

# graduates - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Column: The dole queue or the departure lounge? This is the choice Ireland's youth is facing

The latest emigration figures offer little hope to the young people of Ireland – the government must act now and produce a national jobs strategy for young people, writes Joe O’Connor.

# graduates - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Irish graduates in Australia sought for jobs back home

Recruiters at Robert Walters want Irish emigrants who have gained experience in financial services.

# graduates - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

45 jobs for graduates under new scheme

The jobs are being made available under the Aspire Programme, and will see jobs available in 45 SMEs in Ireland.

# graduates - Monday 25 February, 2013

Poll: Should a percentage of new jobs be set aside for certain sections of society? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a percentage of new jobs be set aside for certain sections of society?

With 400 of the 1,600 jobs to install water meters being set aside for graduates, the unemployed and small businesses, is this a move that should be repeated?

# graduates - Sunday 17 February, 2013

James Reilly: The boycott of nursing jobs is "ill-judged" HSE

James Reilly: The boycott of nursing jobs is "ill-judged"

The Minister for Health criticised graduate nurses for not taking up lower-paid jobs with the HSE.

# graduates - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Column: Young nurses are right to boycott the new graduate scheme

Young nurses are right to boycott the new nursing graduate scheme, which would further cut pay for new graduates entering the Health Services, writes Patrick Nulty TD.

# graduates - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

James Reilly asked to stop HSE plan to pay graduate nurses lower salaries Pay

James Reilly asked to stop HSE plan to pay graduate nurses lower salaries

SIPTU has written to the Minister for Health asking him to stop the HSE plan to recruit new nurses on lower salaries

# graduates - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Nurses' union demands boycott of graduate scheme over pay dispute

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says graduate nurses should not have to work for 80 per cent of the usual wage.

# graduates - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

HSE to recruit up to 1,000 graduate nurses and midwives next year HSE

HSE to recruit up to 1,000 graduate nurses and midwives next year

The recruitment drive could save as much as €10 million by reducing the reliance on agency workers and overtime, the HSE said this evening.

# graduates - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Column: I had no job but volunteering helped me feel more fulfilled

Graduate Paul Lang found himself unemployed after leaving college but said that volunteering was the first step to getting his life back on track.

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