Professional Job Vacancies Increasing in Ireland

Professional job vacancies in Ireland  rose by 20%  in the year ending May 2013   according to a jobs survey by  Morgan McKinley. The survey showed there were 9,434 professional jobs available in May 2013, up from  7,890 in May last year. The number of professionals looking for new jobs  in May 2013 was 20% lower […]
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Skill Shortages in Ireland

There are many difficult to fill vacancies that persist in the Irish labour market. Some of these hard to fill jobs include Specialised posts in the ICT   sector (e.g. designers and developers with specific skill sets such as sophisticated database architecture, JAVA related applications, etc.), High-tech manufacturing, mostly biopharma (e.g. chemical and product formulation engineers […]
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Internship Scheme Ireland

A new National Internship Scheme is being launched in July 2011.  The new Job Bridge website will show all the available internships –  eventually . An internship can be a good way for people  to gain  experience in a working environment and to gain some relevant knowledge and skills required for  a particular career . […]
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Work Experience : Jobs in Ireland

The Irish  Government “work placement program” is an initiative aimed at providing unemployed people with work experience .  Participants in the WPP  can retain their social welfare entitlements – but get no pay from the employers. It has not produced great results – and as at the start of  May 2010 just over one third […]
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