Ireland’s Biggest Employers

Top Ten Companies in Ireland with the largest number of global employees.

Figures from 2019

1 . Amazon has 935,000 employees worldwide with about 4000 in Ireland. They plan to increase their Irish workforce to 5000 by 2022

2. Johnson Controls : Headquartered in Cork, Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries with 120,000 employees worldwide.

3. Eaton Corp  – Eaton is a power management company . Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees worldwide and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.

4 .CRH :   CRH plc is a building materials group.  CRH employs approximately 76,000 people at 3,600 operating locations in 36 countries.

5. Medtronic : The medical device company Medtronic-Covidien became the largest Ireland-based company when it began trading on the New York Stock Exchange in 2015.   86,000 Employees €26.7 billion turnover

6. Ingersoll-Rand : Ingersoll-Rand Irish Holdings operates as a subsidiary of Ingersoll-Rand Plc. The industrial techology firm makes climate control systems. 46,000 Employees €14 billion turnover.

7.  Smurfit Kappa is one of the leading producers of paper-based packaging in the world.  The group’s headquarters are in Clonskeagh in Dublin 4 and they ahve 45,000 Employees worldwide and a  €8.9 billion turnover

8.  Kerry Group  provides food, food ingredients and flavours to the Irish and UK markets.  23,500 Employees €6.6 billion turnover

9. Shire Pharmaceuticals Ireland is involved in the research, development and marketing of prescription medicines. Its particular focus is medicines for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, human genetic therapies and gastrointestinal diseases. It employs 22,000  and has a €12.4 billion turnover

10.  Experian plc is a global information services group with operations in 40 countries, with corporate headquarters in Dublin, Republic of Ireland.
17,000 Employees €3.9 billion turnover

11. Allergan  , headquartered in Dublin.
16,900 Employees €14.1 billion turnover

12.  Tesco’s selling fresh food, groceries and household products, as well as clothing, books, hardware, electrical goods etc in larger stores.
14,500 Employees €2.7 billion turnover

13. Dunnes Stores  A combination of food, textiles and homewares all under one roof makes Dunnes Stores unique amongst Irish retail companies.
14,000 Employees €3.6 billion turnover

14. Ryanair – Every year Ryanair carries over 113 million passengers
13,803 Employees €7.2 billion turnover

 Figures are from 2019

 

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  internships in Ireland :

Deloitte Internship

 

 

Christmas Jobs at Smyths in Ireland

Smyths are looking for staff in packing and – to cover the busy period around Christmas

The jobs are located all over Ireland

Job Details

Job Description

Smyths Toy Superstores are a rapidly expanding retailer specialising in toys, software, and nursery products. They are currently recruiting Temporary Night Pack Assistants.

The role of a Night Pack Assistant can be fun but also very demanding – Smyths are looking for people who are passionate about detail, flexible with the hours and days that they can work and have the ability to multitask.

Typically, Night Pack Assistants start work when the Store is closed to customers with the main purpose of restocking the Store to prepare for trading the following day.  Weekends are our busiest trading days so it is likely that you will be required to work on these days.

The ideal candidates will possess the following skills:

  • Previous customer service experience
  • :Weekend work required.

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

Contract Type:Temporary Fixed Term – 6 months.

More Smyths Jobs here .

 

Christmas Jobs Marks and Spencer Ireland

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 00353 (0)18728833

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.

M&S 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.

More Christmas Jobs Here

 

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

 

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