Irish Jobs Fair in London

Careers in Ireland Jobs Fair is taking place at the Clayton Hotel, Chiswick, London on Saturday, 14 September 2019

This event is aimed at people who are interested in living and working in Ireland. The Careers in Ireland Jobs Fair will bring job seekers and those looking to change their job, who want to come to work and live in Ireland, There will be 30 Irish-based employers who are looking to fill more than 500 vacancies. 

The employers are from construction, hospitality, healthcare, retail, IT and engineering and financial services.

Including

Apple Inc.,

MDE Installations,

Paypal,

Dublin Bus,

Dalata Hotel Group

, DPS Engineering and Construction Ltd.

, Pramerica Systems Ireland Ltd.

  Attendees should bring their CV or ensure they have a soft copy CV that they can send the employers on the day, as job applications will be accepted at the event.

A team of EURES Advisers, who are specialists in international recruitment, will also be on hand to provide advice and information

. Presentations on Living and Working conditions in Ireland and the financial supports available to assist those making the move will run throughout the day. T

Further information available at: https://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Careers-In-Ireland.aspx

 

Christmas Jobs at Smyths Galway

Smyths are looking for Temporary Customer Service Representatives – to cover the busy period around Christmas 2019.

The jobs are located in galway

Job Details

Job Description

Customer Service Representatives – Full-time – Fixed Term Contracts (6 months)

APPLICANTS MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK FULL TIME UNTIL 5TH JANUARY 2020 TO BE CONSIDERED AND SO THIS POSITION WILL NOT SUIT THOSE RETURNING TO FULL-TIME EDUCATION IN SEPTEMBER 2019.

The key responsibilities will include:

  • Handling and resolving customer telephone queries and correspondence in an efficient and professional manner
  • Accurate data inputting into appropriate systems
  • Processing Internet orders
  • General administration

The ideal candidates will possess the following skills:

  • Previous customer service experience
  • Professional manner
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be highly organised with a good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to multi-task

:Weekend work required.

Saturday – Wednesday 09:00-17:30 or Monday – Friday 11:30-20:00

Contract Type:Temporary Fixed Term – 6 months.

More details and apply here .

 

Jobs with Aldi in Ireland

Aldi’s continued success means that they are opening more and more Aldi stores across the country.   Openings in 2019  include :

Name: Tramore, Co.Waterford December 2019
Name: Laytown, Co. Meath December 2019
Name: River Valley, Swords

For each one of these stores, Aldi will be looking for special individuals who share in the Aldi philosophy – hard work and great rewards. And remember, they begin recruiting for new stores prior to the opening date.

You may have heard certain rumours about working at Aldi. Things like; you have to memorise all the prices in the store, you have to sort out and pay your own tax at the end of the year, or you have to work 7 days a week! All of these are absolute nonsense.

Of course, working at Aldi is hard work but it is also hugely rewarding. The hours are flexible, the work is challenging but fun, you will have a supportive team with you, undergo high levels of training and be rewarded with a generous salary.

Aldi says they are constantly looking for new recruits across the country, so feel free to apply for any location.

The Aldi Graduate Area Manager Programme  – Being an Area Manager is a diverse role and you’ll work with a variety of different people and personalities, and be expected to use your own initiative while demonstrating leadership. It’s all about adapting and being able to relate to different people so you can achieve high levels of success.

Aldi recruits several graduates who become fully trained to Area Management level within a year, running stores and managing people. The Aldi Graduate Area Manager Programme also offers  competitive rewards and excellent career progression.

Apply Below for Aldi Jobs in Ireland

Aldi Jobs Ireland

 

Christmas Jobs Argos Ireland 2019

Christmas work at Argos in Ireland  for 2019

Argos Ireland usually recruits as many as 500 part-time staff for the busy Christmas period. It is a good place for students to get work during the Christmas holidays.
Most of the Christmas jobs at Argos are Customer Advisor roles.  One day you could be at the till,  the next in the stockrooms.
There are sometimes a few driving jobs where you will be picking deliveries in the stockroom and taking them to customer’s homes in an Argos van.

Argos Ireland  is one of the largest retail employers in the country with around 1,400 employees.  Flexible hours are available. You may even enjoy it so much that you choose to apply for a permanent career with them  –  Argos  say they have a few managers in the business who started off as Christmas temps!

Argos Christmas Jobs are open to anyone aged 16 or over. They expect you to be able to do at least 10 hours a week and it will help if you are available on Christmas Eve, St Stephens Day and New Years Day.
You get an immediate 10% staff discount and a ‘thank you’ bonus if you complete the contract.

 If there are any 2018 Argos Ireland Christmas vacancies you can search for them and apply online HERE

They usually start appearing around October. The UK jobs get advertised first – the Irish vacancies go on a few weeks later. It could be be mid-October when the Irish jobs go online.




If you came here looking for  Argos online shopping in Ireland  –   you need to visit the Argos  Ireland Website. You can order larger items at Argos online for home delivery – but you have to collect most smaller items from your nearest Argos store . But – you can check stock and reserve items online to save you a wasted journey . Find loads of other great online shops that  deliver to Ireland at  ShoponlineIreland.com

There are more than 30 Argos stores in Ireland  – most of them will probably have Christmas jobs available for 2018  – these are the  Argos  store locations in Ireland

Arklow Bridgewater Shopping Centre
Athlone Golden Island Shopping Centre
Ashbourne Retail Park
Carlow Fairgreen Retail Park
Castlebar Hopkins Road
Cork Blackpool Retail Park
Drogheda Retail Park, Donore Road
Dublin Jervis Street – Dublin
Dublin Liffey Valley Retail Park, Liffey Valley
Dublin Santry  Omni Park
Dublin Blanchardstown Retail Park
Dublin St. Stephens Green Shop. Centre,
Dublin – The Square Tallaght
Ilac Centre – Dublin
Nutgrove Centre Rathfarnham
Dublin Swords The Pavilions Shopping Centre
Dun Laoghaire Bloomfield Shopping Centre
Dundalk
Dundrum Town Centre
Galway Headford Road
Kilkenny 36 High Street
Killarney Deerpark Road
Limerick The Crescent
Limerick Cruises Street
Letterkenny Retail Park
Longford Red Cow Roundabout
Monaghan
Navan Shopping Centre
Portlaoise
Sligo Cleveragh Retail Park
Swords
Tralee The Horan Centre
Tullamore Retail Park
Waterford Great Georges Street
Wexford

Argos.ie

 

Working at Penneys at Christmas

Penneys is one of the big chains that take on a lot of staff to cope with the Christmas shopping period from late October to December or early January.

Penneys Christmas staff  will need to be available to work any day of the week and will be expected to work 5 days out of 7. You must also be willing to work every evening Monday to Saturday

The Christmas staff usually cover the busy periods – so the shifts might only be 4 hours per day. The most common shifts are between 4pm to 11pm and work will usually involve stocking and keeping things tidy (which can be a big job in a Penneys store).
Christmas staff duties will include keeping your section tidy (folding and sorting clothes ) and helping customers. You might also operate the tills when needed.
Pay will be close to the minimum wage.

There are usually Christmas vacancies in Dublin, Cork. Galway, and other major towns.

You can find all Penneys Irish jobs  here

All job applications are made online – When you have completed an application you will receive an email within 48 hours to confirm that Penneys have received your application. The store or area that you have applied to is able to see the details and the role that you have applied for on their system. If you’re unsuccessful you’ll receive an email to tell you as soon as possible. If you have applied to a store and have not received a response within 28 days, you should contact the store directly to follow up your application.

 

Adobe Creative Expert Wanted in Galway

Smyths Toys Superstores are a leading provider of children’s entertainment products and trade from over 100 stores throughout the UK and Ireland. . In 2018 they acquired Toys R Us in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, adding a further 90 stores across central European. This brings their total number of stores across Ireland, the UK and Europe to over 200.

Smyths in Galway are looking for a digital designer with a keen eye for detail and a passion for design. As part of this role you will be responsible for providing creative design support and direction to their digital channels.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Creating visual assets for Smyths e-commerce sites including banners, landing pages and email.
  • Being creative and innovative in producing new ideas for both web and email marketing campaigns.
  • Design and layout email campaigns in partnership with web and marketing departments that tell compelling stories and meet business objectives.
  • Ensuring digital assets are on brand and in-line with company style guide.

Requirements

  • Degree or equivalent working experience.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.
  • The ability to take direction, think creatively and deliver well thought-out concepts.
  • Experience in creating, organising and managing content for the web.
  • Knowledge of best practices for web image optimization.

Full job details can be found Here

 

What are the Best Paid Jobs in Ireland ?

.According to recent figures from the Central Statistics Office – the Average annual earnings for full-time employees in Ireland in 2018 was €43,397 .
(This figure is the mean average and excludes overtime and bonuses)

The Job Sectors  with the Highest average Annual Pay
(full time workers only – excluding overtime and bonuses)

  1.  The  Financial, insurance and real estate sector was in first place with average wages of  €57,068.
  2. The next highest average wage in 2018 was in the Information and Communication sector  at €56,465
  3. In third place was Education – with €53,310 average
  4. Professional and Scientific  roles had an an average pay of €49,867
  5. Public Sector workers had an average full time pay of €48,172
  6. Industry €42,682
  7. Health and Social Work  €42338
  8. Transport and Storage  €41980
  9. Construction  €40,640
  10.   The Accommodation and food services sector had average annual total earnings of €17,607, the lowest of all the sectors. 

What are the jobs with the highest hourly pay in Ireland ?

Overall the average (mean) hourly earnings of all employees in Ireland was €22.43 in 2017.

  • The Education sector recorded the highest average annual hourly earnings of €34.56 per hour (But this sector had the lowest average weekly paid hours of just 23.7. )
  • The Financial, insurance and real estate sector had average annual hourly earnings of €30.82
  • The Information and communication sector had the next highest earners, with an average of €30.12 per hour
  • Thelowest average hourly pay wasin the Accommodationand Foodsector – at €12.55 per hour

A 2016 CSO survey looked at median earned incomes of various occupations.

These were the average earnings for the top 10 paid occupations in Ireland in 2016

  1. Doctors – €90,018
  2. Financial Managers and Directors €76,854
  3. Barristers / Solicitors / Judges €64,002
  4. Programmers + Software Developers €55,481
  5. Civil Engineers €49,844
  6. Teachers (Secondary) €49,473
  7. Accountants €46,492
  8. Teachers (Primary/Nursery) €43,803
  9. Nurses / Midwives €43,685
  10. Business Sales Executives €34,855

So – if you are lookng for the highest paid jobs in the highest paid sector in Ireland you might want to aim to be a financial manager in the Financial, insurance and real estate sector
. Next best would be in a financial manager in the Information and Communication sector

 

Galway Races Jobs 2019

Jobs at the Galway Races 2019

As usual – Lydon House Catering will be looking for temporary  staff to work at the Galway Races which take place this year  from Monday 29th  July to  Sunday 4th August 2019.

They will be looking for the following Categories of Experienced Staff:

Hospitality Supervisors

Bar Supervisors  Catering Supervisors

Chefs  Waiting Staff  Bar Staff

Catering Assistants/Kitchen Porters/Wash Up Staff

Administration Staff

All applicants must be 16 years or over. There are some restrictions on the roles and time periods that staff between 16 – 18 years can be recruited for e.g. duration of employment is 5 days maximum, staff must finish work before 10.00pm

Applicants need to complete an online application form    and send it to the appropriate department:

email Catering & Waiting Staff Applications to: recruitment@lydonhousecatering.com

email Bar Applications to: barstaff@lydonhousecatering.com

The Galway Races Summer Festival is renowned as being Ireland’s premier and most colourful racing festival.  While it is a major sporting event, it also appeals to a much wider audience than just the racing fans. It’s true to say once you go racing in Galway, you’ll want to make it an annual event. It is a unique occasion filled with colour, atmosphere, passion and craic.

 

 

Unpaid Summer Internships – Why Bother?

Why do people do unpaid  Work Experience or complete a summer internship?

The Irish and international jobs market is getting more and more competitive – so having some relevant experience can be critical when looking for that first job. Most employers now  expect students to have gained some form of useful relaevant  experience during their University or  College years.

What are the Benefits of getting work experience?

Work experience will  boost your chances of a good job.

You can highlight it on your CV and application form  that allows you to stand out from your competitors highlighting your new skills and achievements.

Work experience will increase  your employability  – recent figures show that over 70% of graduates in UK companies are recruited from internship programmes.

An internship can provide you with plenty of potential contacts for the future.

Work experience gives you a good feel for what it is like working in a certain type of job .   You might decide that the type of  job is not what you want.

An internship should give you the chance to gain new knowledge and skills, both academic  and personal. You can gain an insight into working life,

You might even  earn some money!

 Some examples of Summer  2019  internships in Ireland :

Deloitte Internship

 

 

Which Graduate Jobs Have the Highest Starting Salary in Ireland ?

Based on a small survey of graduate starting salaries in 2017/2018 – here are the best paying career areas in Ireland.

  1. Accountancy & Financial Management – €35,048
  2. Engineerig – €30,527
  3. IT & Tech – €30,162
  4. Retail & Sales – €30,150
  5. Law – €30,000
  6. Banking & Financial Services – €29,955
  7. Research & Development – 429,078
  8. Digital media & Marketing – €28,143
  9. Construction – €27,250
  10. Leisure & Tourism – €26,833

The average starting salary for graduate jobs in Ireland (2018) was €29,060 , up from €28,544 in 2017.
Sixteen percent of graduate starting salaries were over €34,000.