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The IDA says more people in Ireland are working for its clients than ever before
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# Jobs Jobs Jobs

The IDA says more people in Ireland are working for its clients than ever before

Jan 3rd 2017, 11:00 AM 6,632 Views 24 Comments

Job losses within IDA companies were at their lowest level since 1997 – but it doesn’t expect that trend to continue.

Getting a job means thinking outside the box. This woman thought way outside it
# Out From The Crowd
# Out From The Crowd

Getting a job means thinking outside the box. This woman thought way outside it

May 3rd 2015, 10:30 AM 42,712 Views 23 Comments

And Airbnb have spotter her work.

Good news: 400 jobs for west Dublin in giant pharma investment
# Just The Tonic
# Just The Tonic

Good news: 400 jobs for west Dublin in giant pharma investment

Nov 14th 2014, 11:46 AM 12,857 Views 39 Comments

About 1,000 jobs will also be created building the new Bristol-Myers Squibb factory.

Almost 400 jobs to go at Bombardier in Belfast
# Aerospace
# Aerospace

Almost 400 jobs to go at Bombardier in Belfast

Sep 10th 2014, 2:41 PM 8,019 Views 12 Comments

The company is currently undergoing a global restructuring, in which 1,800 jobs are at risk.

Online ticket seller Viagogo to employ 'hundreds' at new Limerick base
# Buyin' Or Sellin' Tickets
# Buyin' Or Sellin' Tickets

Online ticket seller Viagogo to employ 'hundreds' at new Limerick base

Jul 2nd 2014, 7:53 AM 6,118 Views 4 Comments

A newly built facility is due to open later this year.

EU employment is struggling, with Ireland below average
# Jobwatch
# Jobwatch

EU employment is struggling, with Ireland below average

May 20th 2014, 11:40 AM 7,571 Views 48 Comments

The amount of people working in Europe has decreased, and still hasn’t recovered from the financial crisis.

Irish employers are still wary of staff with excessive tattoos
# Employment
# Employment

Irish employers are still wary of staff with excessive tattoos

May 13th 2014, 2:15 PM 18,812 Views 109 Comments

73 per cent were “unlikely to employ someone” who had a lot of tattoos.

Taoiseach warns of risk of 'welfare dependency' despite falling unemployment
# Jobseekers
# Jobseekers

Taoiseach warns of risk of 'welfare dependency' despite falling unemployment

Apr 30th 2014, 3:48 PM 9,801 Views 64 Comments

An Taoiseach made the comments as Live Register declined for the 22nd consecutive month.

Irish Examiner group is cutting more than 50 jobs
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Irish Examiner group is cutting more than 50 jobs

Apr 16th 2014, 3:01 PM 7,681 Views 13 Comments

Landmark Media Investments informed staff of the news at the newspaper’s Cork office today.

Hundreds of jobs expected under Tallaght shopping centre expansion
# The Square
# The Square

Hundreds of jobs expected under Tallaght shopping centre expansion

Mar 28th 2014, 4:14 PM 25,173 Views 69 Comments

The Square will be expanded by almost half its current size.

Play Skyrim? The developer is hiring 250 customer support jobs in Galway
# Zenimax Media
# Zenimax Media

Play Skyrim? The developer is hiring 250 customer support jobs in Galway

Mar 19th 2014, 8:53 AM 9,404 Views 28 Comments

They’re looking for 70 French speakers, 30 German speakers as well as 150 English speakers.

Back to grind for Enda, Ukraine and Seachtain Na Gaeilge...everything happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Back to grind for Enda, Ukraine and Seachtain Na Gaeilge...everything happening in Leinster House today

Mar 4th 2014, 9:00 AM 2,885 Views 1 Comment

Everything you wanted to know about the Oireachtas today but were too afraid to ask…

New year, new jobs plan as Government keeps it local
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

New year, new jobs plan as Government keeps it local

Feb 27th 2014, 3:00 PM 5,318 Views 40 Comments

Without going into specifics, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny said that he did not want to see the cost of employing people increase.

Lidl creates over 50 new jobs in three new stores
# Every Lidl Helps
# Every Lidl Helps

Lidl creates over 50 new jobs in three new stores

Feb 16th 2014, 11:14 AM 23,228 Views 75 Comments

The stores will open in Galway, Cork and Donegal.

Government trumpets 50 new jobs at Jazz Pharmaceuticals
# Music To Your Ears
# Music To Your Ears

Government trumpets 50 new jobs at Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Feb 10th 2014, 2:00 PM 7,990 Views 23 Comments

The company are to build a new plant by 2016 which will employ up to 160 people during construction.

Government say this morning's Cabinet meeting is '#allaboutjobs'
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Government say this morning's Cabinet meeting is '#allaboutjobs'

Feb 6th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,141 Views 35 Comments

The Taoiseach had promised a a “real relentless push” on employment in 2014, today they will hold a special meeting on the issue.

'The Irish economy has turned the corner' - ESRI
# Positive Outlook
# Positive Outlook

'The Irish economy has turned the corner' - ESRI

Dec 18th 2013, 8:16 AM 8,643 Views 103 Comments

The ESRI are predicted strong GNP growth and unemployment falls next year, driven by improving domestic demand.

We don’t intend to lose the discipline that's been put in the system by the Troika - Taoiseach
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

We don’t intend to lose the discipline that's been put in the system by the Troika - Taoiseach

Dec 17th 2013, 3:39 PM 5,187 Views 40 Comments

Launching a new economic strategy today, the Government says they want unemployment down to 10 per cent by 2016 and under 6 per cent by 2020.

Watch: IDA Ireland announces investment by Santa Claus
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Watch: IDA Ireland announces investment by Santa Claus

Dec 16th 2013, 2:41 PM 13,264 Views 29 Comments

He’s coming to a town or greenfield site near you.

Home for Christmas? Stay and check out job prospects says recruiter
# Skill Shortages
# Skill Shortages

Home for Christmas? Stay and check out job prospects says recruiter

Dec 16th 2013, 10:34 AM 9,332 Views 18 Comments

Recruitment agency Servisource says that there are particular skill shortages in the areas of nursing and construction.

Employment growth in Ireland outpaces the eurozone says EU stats office
# Jobs
# Jobs

Employment growth in Ireland outpaces the eurozone says EU stats office

Dec 13th 2013, 12:15 PM 5,844 Views 46 Comments

EU figures show that employment grew by 1.1 per cent in Ireland between July and September, second only to Portugal.

University of Limerick to create 290 full-time jobs in major expansion
# UL
# UL

University of Limerick to create 290 full-time jobs in major expansion

Dec 9th 2013, 11:29 AM 16,854 Views 43 Comments

The plan includes a new city centre campus, facilities at University Hospital Limerick and a team training centre for Munster Rugby.

10 more years! New Tara Mines lease means 650 jobs are retained
# New Lease
# New Lease

10 more years! New Tara Mines lease means 650 jobs are retained

Nov 21st 2013, 3:59 PM 9,529 Views 11 Comments

The Navan zinc and lead mine, which is the largest Zinc mine in Europe, has been in operation since 1977.

Up to 50 jobs at risk at Essentra Packaging in Waterford
# Essentra Packaging
# Essentra Packaging

Up to 50 jobs at risk at Essentra Packaging in Waterford

Nov 7th 2013, 9:58 PM 9,441 Views 19 Comments

The company are to initiate a 30-day ‘consultation period’ on the future of their plant in the city.

More upskilling courses needed to cash in on ICT growth
# Technology
# Technology

More upskilling courses needed to cash in on ICT growth

Nov 4th 2013, 11:05 AM 5,583 Views 11 Comments

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.

NAMA expects to hire up to 220 staff to deal with loans from IBRC's liquidation
# NAMA
# NAMA

NAMA expects to hire up to 220 staff to deal with loans from IBRC's liquidation

Sep 26th 2013, 12:53 PM 4,502 Views 20 Comments

CEO Brendan McDonagh told the Oireachtas public accounts committee that taking on loans from IBRC represents “a major challenge for NAMA”.

Brutally honest job rejection letters you wouldn't like to get
# RSVP
# RSVP

Brutally honest job rejection letters you wouldn't like to get

Jun 25th 2013, 10:00 PM 32,444 Views 8 Comments

“The work you sent us is quite terrible.” Oh.

Fewer job opportunities in April when compared with last year
# Job Opportunities
# Job Opportunities

Fewer job opportunities in April when compared with last year

May 9th 2013, 11:45 AM 5,445 Views 23 Comments

Professionals looking for new jobs also increased by 5 per cent in April.

Dropbox to open office in Dublin
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Dropbox to open office in Dublin

Dec 3rd 2012, 7:32 AM 9,768 Views 25 Comments

This is the first office that Dropbox has opened outside of the United States.

40 jobs to be created in Dublin by mobile payment company
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

40 jobs to be created in Dublin by mobile payment company

Sep 14th 2012, 8:02 AM 5,705 Views 22 Comments

SumUp, which helps small businesses take payments using mobile technology, is setting up a customer support centre in Dublin.

140 jobs to be created by seafood companies
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

140 jobs to be created by seafood companies

May 25th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,384 Views 12 Comments

The jobs will be created around the country after a new investment of €15 million in the industry.

O2 to cut 120 jobs in Ireland
# Jobs
# Jobs

O2 to cut 120 jobs in Ireland

Apr 4th 2012, 3:13 PM 3,528 Views 18 Comments

The company is looking for voluntary redundancies from its workforce of 1,100 people.

RTÉ to shed up to 60 jobs because of 'financial situation'
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ to shed up to 60 jobs because of 'financial situation'

Mar 11th 2011, 1:32 PM 799 Views 0 Comments

The national broadcaster has announced the news following a meeting with trade union this morning.