Almost 50% of People Don’t Believe Any Political Party Has a Strong Job Creation Policy

On the day before General Election Day, IrishJobs.ie’s Jobseeker Sentiment Survey reveals The research shows that almost 50% (49.2%) of people (Both employed and unemployed) don’t believe any political party has a strong job creation policy 36% of people feel that a new Government will not have an impact on job creation 29% of people […]

Shortage of IT professionals for Irish Businesses continues

More than 51% Irish businesses* have had difficulties filling vacancies for IT specialists. (all figs. collected 2014). This is higher than the EU average of 40% for businesses* looking for IT staff who have found it hard to recruit qualified staff. The figures come from a new Eurostat report which looks at the “Information and Communication […]

Community led food initiative announces 16 spaces on innovative professional culinary course

A community led initiative that serves as an educational food hub is to become the first such organisation to launch an internationally recognised certified professional cookery course. An innovative concept, ‘School of Food’ and its first fully certified Professional Cookery programme comes as a response to the shortage of professionally qualified chefs in Ireland. The programme […]

Taste For Travel: Free Training Event for Job Seekers with the Travel Professionals Skillnet

Job Seekers with an interest in developing a career in the outbound travel industry are invited to join the Travel Professionals Skillnet, Taste For Travel on 11th November 2014 in Templebar Hotel, Dublin 2 at 2:30pm.   The free Skillnet follows on from the announcement made by Pat Dawson CEO of the Irish Travel Agents Association earlier this year that […]

Free Training for Jobseekers with the Irish Travel Agents Association

The Irish Travel Agents Association has announced that they have allocated a number of positions on their upcoming Travel Professionals Essential Skills Programme for jobseekers. The programme will begin on the 21st April, with twenty days of training and twenty days of work experience within a member company.  In previous years participants have found that their […]

Investment In Agriculture Delivers Export Growth And Job Creation, IFA Tells Oireachtas Members

Speaking at IFA’s pre-Budget lobbying session of Oireachtas members today (Wed), IFA President John Bryan said the clear message from the farming sector is that Government support for farmers provides a sustainable stimulus for the Irish economy, which will drive export growth and job creation.   In a clear warning to the Government, the IFA […]

9,000 New Jobs Created in the Restaurant and Tourism Sector Since the Introduction of 9% Vat Rate

THE RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION URGES JOBS COMMITTEE TO SUPPORT LOCAL HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM BUSINESSES The Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI), the representative association for restaurant owners, revealed the employment in the tourism industry has expanded by 9,000 jobs since the VAT rate was reduced in 2011 before the Oireachtas Committee for Jobs today. The figure comes […]

Green Energy Plant to provide 265 new jobs in Offaly

Offaly gets a welcome jobs boost as Biotricity Ltd will create 265 new jobs over the coming years. Biotricity is building a new green energy plant in Rhode, Co. Offaly which will generate enough energy for 5000 homes. The €40 million plant will be powered by Irish grown willow. The announcement was made by the […]