New Job? Form 12A replaced by Online Registration

Online Registration System for New Workers in Ireland

Revenue have a new online Jobs and Pensions Service  where you have to  register your new job or private pension.
It was officially launched on  12 September 2016 as part of the myAccount service on Revenue Online.

The Jobs and Pensions service replaces Form 12A, so employees must use this service when registering their first job in Ireland.
When you register – a tax credit certificate (TCC) will be  issued to both the employer and employee.

When should I Use this Service?

  • if you are starting your first job in Ireland
  • if you are changing jobs and the previous job has been ceased on Revenue records.
  • if you are starting a second or subsequent job (i.e. another job in addition to your  main job)
  • if you are starting to receive payments from a private pension (i.e. not a Department of Social Protection (DSP) pension).

If you are unable to use online services, you should contact your local Revenue office for help .

Once you have registered on Revenue’s MyAccount you will be able to  can access the new service here  Jobs and Pension


Jobs with Aldi in Ireland

Aldi’s continued success means that they  are opening more and more Aldi stores across the country.  This Autumn they will be opening new shops in Swords and Skibbereen . (Lets hope they have plenty of steak and spuds for the medal winning rowers !)

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

Laura thoroughly enjoyed the Aldi Graduate Area Manager Programme, and recommends other graduates to apply for the scheme: “Being an Area Manager is really enjoyable and the diversity of the role is one of the best parts. 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 recruit several graduates who become  fully trained to Area Management level within a year, running tores and managing staff  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 Marks and Spencer Ireland

Marks and Spencers Ireland always hire extra staff for the busy Christmas period. They are expected to create about 400 seasonal jobs, in the run-up to Christmas 2016 . The  Christmas jobs are available from September through to the New Year.

The UK M&S website has all the UK store vacancies – including Northern Ireland – but Republic of Ireland vacancies are not listed.

You can visit the Marks and Spencer Ireland website here and click on the “Recruitment”  link at the bottom of the page – where you will find some useful information about M&S and what is expected of applicants.  But – you cannot apply for jobs in Ireland online – you need to telephone Marks and Spencer

Some information about working at Marks and Spencers

M&S say that their  Customer Assistants ” make them who they  are.

“Because it’s their job to give every single customer that unique M&S experience – and every reason to keep coming back. So, whether you’re helping find the perfect product or making sure it’s in stock and displayed beautifully, you’ll be putting a smile on our customers’ faces.”

A  customer assistant role will involve helping find the right products for customers ,  managing stock, getting new lines out on the shop floor, supervising the fitting rooms, and providing service at the tills.

M&S look for people with the ability to  keep customers happy. Which means  having the confidence and approachability to deal with all kinds of people.
You will also need to show  flair for tailoring the perfect service for each customer at busy times – which will need a cool head and lots of enthusiasm.

Staff get 20% discount and    flexible shift patterns to suit you.
Applicants should be prepared to work evenings, weekends as well as bank holidays over the Christmas and New Year period.

For Marks and Spencer jobs in the Republic of Ireland, you have to call  the direct recruitment line on 01 8728833 for more information.

Find more about Marks and Spencer locations in Ireland Here

More Christmas Jobs Here


Make Money From Answering Surveys in Ireland

A market research company are  looking for Irish people aged  over 16 to join their online consumer panel. (Work From Home)
It’s simple- and free to register. All surveys are done online from the comfort of your own home or local coffee shop with free WiFi !  . Participants get rewards for most of the surveys – These rewards may be cash  (via Paypal) or online gift vouchers .

You will be asked to complete online surveys about various products. These  surveys are then  used by companies to help develop new products and advertising  campaigns.

If you are out of work – it’s an easy way to help beat the boredom and maybe get something in return.  You could be a stay at home mum or dad looking to make a bit of extra cash for the Holidays  or to help pay the bills ? It’s not a proper job – you won’t make a living from it –  but  every little helps!

Join here today !    MySurvey


Free Training Courses for the Unemployed

Skillnets is a scheme that provides free training courses to jobseekers in areas of skills shortages.  Under Skillnets – groups of companies with similar training needs set up training networks and offer courses to jobseekers .
Skillnets mission  is the “promotion and facilitation of work-based training and upskilling as key elements in sustaining Ireland’s national competitiveness.”

Skillnets was established in 1999 and is funded from the National Training Fund (NTF) through the Department of Education and Skills (DES).  At the start of 2016 there were over 12,000 businesses in Ireland  involved in Skillnets training programmes

Courses are offered in a variety of sectors including:
• IT
• Healthcare
• Design
• Retail
• Manufacturing
• Engineering
• International financial services
• Pharmaceutical
• Agriculture

You can find out more about the courses available here :



Areas of Job Growth in Ireland

The jobs situation in Ireland seems to be improving in 2016   – with increased job vacancies in many sectors.
There are some areas of employment in Ireland where there are shortages of certain skills and experienced staff.  If you have qualifications and / or experience in these areas you will have more chance of finding employment in 20166 and 2017.


Construction: this sector is growing quite fast and there are vacancies for skilled tradespeople  such as electricians and carpenters as well as professional roles such as quantity surveyors and project managers.

ICT   Some of the areas of skill shortages include software developers, network engineers, systems architects, data analysts, information security analysts, tech support with languages, and project managers.

Financial  :   Jobs are often available for  financial accountants  people with  fund accounting supervisory roles, regulatory & compliance skills, deposit and treasury management roles, risk analysts and actuaries, and financial clerks

Health and social work:   Difficult to fill vacancies include doctors, nurses, radiographers, specialist technicians and care workers.

Accommodation and Food services: This sector has experienced considerable turnover for elementary occupations .  Vacancies for chefs are also very common .

Transportation : Job vacancies  for HGV drivers and mechanics are often hard to fill.


German Speaking Jobs Galway

Wayfair is an online furnishing and homewares retailer  – and they plan  to create 160 new jobs in Galway during 2016/2017 the coming months. The new positions will be for call centre staff for the European market. –  many of the jobs will require German language skills and others will need Spanish or French.

Wayfair offers 7 million products from over 7,000 suppliers across five distinct brands –, AllModern, Birch Lane, DwellStudio and Joss & Main. The company employed 4,604 people as of March 31, 2016 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe.

The Sales and Service Team works directly with customers to ensure that their questions and needs are addressed.   The talented and energetic consultants in this rapidly growing team enjoy closing sales, solving problems, and building relationships with Wayfair’s customers.

Take a look at the current vacancies at Wayfair here

They say they offer employees “exciting work in a fun, dynamic environment that encourages learning and growth.”   They also accept résumés on a rolling basis from motivated individuals who are interested in working in the e−commerce industry.

In a recent interview – the CEO of Wayfair said that when hiring workers there are four key traits he looks for People have to be intelligent, hardworking, team-oriented, and quantitative — interested in using analytic insights. He said he values those traits far more than job experience and he likes people who are willing to be creative and think about what is the best idea they can come up with.



Domino’s Pizza Jobs in Ireland

Domino’s Pizza are going to be expanding in Ireland – and there could be around 200 new job vacancies with them in the next few months.
They plan to expand into the following areas:

Drogheda – North

Dublin – Blanchardstown

Dublin – Citywest

Dublin – Cornelscourt

Dublin – Maynooth/Greenfield

Dublin – Portmarnock (Malahide)

Dublin – Shankill


Domino’s just do takeaway Pizza – and the roles will involve Customer Service, Pizza Making, Oven Tending and Delivering. All these roles are multifunctional; you’ll be expected to contribute to the work of the team, which includes keeping the store, the customer waiting area, and the store frontage clean, presentable and welcoming.
Irish vacancies may not be posted on the Domino’s website – but check there first . If you cannot find any vacancies listed for your local Dominos’ just contact the store directly to find out if they are recruiting.

Current Domino locations in Ireland can be found here :

Domino’s also have a supply chain centre in Naas.  There may be job vacancies for drivers and warehouse and production operatives.




Jobs for Irish Speakers in the EU Commission

Irish has been recognised as one of the official languages of the European Union since 2007 – but  until now it has not been given the same importance as other official languages. In December 2015, the European Council adopted a regulation aimed at ending the derogation of the Irish language  by the end of 2021.  This means that several EU institutions are now preparing to provide Irish language services at the same level as those provided for the other official languages of the EU.

It is estimated there will be up to 180 jobs created  for Irish speakers in the EU institutions in Brussels and Luxemburg between now and the end of 2021.
Recruitment has just begun for the first 62 Translator jobs in Brussels and Luxembourg – and it closes on July 12th.


Applications can be made via The jobs are open to university graduates, including those graduating this summer, with an excellent command of Irish and a thorough knowledge of at least two other official EU languages including English, French or German. The salary scale for the positions starts at €4,384 per month. Successful candidates may also qualify for additional allowances depending on their personal circumstances.





Employment Agencies in Galway

An “agency worker”  is an individual employed by an employment agency under a contract of employment by virtue of which the individual may be assigned to work for, and under the direction and supervision of, a person other than the employment agency.


All  agency workers must have equal treatment with workers hired directly by the hirer in respect of:  Pay, Working time, Rest periods, Night work, Overtime, Annual leave, or Public holidays.

Temporary agency workers must also have the same access, as the hirer’s own workers, to facilities such as childcare, canteen or similar amenities, or transport services.


An employment agency cannot charge an individual a fee in respect of making any arrangement for that individual’s employment.

Here are some Employment Agencies in Galway

Career Path Recruitment Limited Unit 2a Briarhill Business Park Ballybrit

CCP Recruitment Limited  Block 2, IDA Business Park Tuam Road

CLS Recruitment Group Ltd  Unit 2, First Floor , Glenrock Business Park, Ballybane, Galway.

Collins McNicholas Limited Unit 27 Briarhill Business Park Briarhill Galway

Exalt Recruitment Limited  Glenrock House Glenrock Business Park Ballybane Galway

Fergal Melia FMCA Human Resources 4 Cluain na Cathrach, Monivea Road, Athenry, Co Galway

Finnstaff Recruitment  6 Francis Street Galway City

Flagship Maritime Consultants Ltd Flagship Management

Brogan House Kinvara, Co. Galway

I.C.E. Group, Centrepoint Liosban Business Park Tuam Road Galway

Phillips Career Solutions 16 Hawthorn Place Clybaun Road Galway

PlaceMe Recruitment Unit 2A City East Business Park Ballybrit Co Galway