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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Jobs

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# job fairy
Social media firm Reddit is opening its first office outside of the US in Dublin
The $3 billion company has begun recruiting for the EMEA base in the Irish capital.
# workhuman
Irish tech company announces 150 new jobs in Dublin
Workhuman also announced a €4 million investment into its headquarters in Dublin.
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
Over 200 jobs to be created in Sligo as GW Plastics expands its Irish operations
The US company manufactures injection moulded thermoplastic and silicone solution for healthcare and pharmaceutical industries
# aughinish alumina
'Positive news': US sanctions affecting Limerick company Aughinish Alumina lifted
Limerick-based Aughinish Alumina employs over 400 staff and supports hundreds of indirect jobs in the area.
# Southgate
Coca-Cola set to lay off part of its workforce in Drogheda
Around 200 people are employed at the location at Southgate just off the M1.
# job fairy
Aldi set to hire 500 new employees this year
The discount supermarket chain plans to open seven new stores in Ireland in 2019.
# Jobs
Facebook to hire 1,000 more people in Ireland in 2019
The jobs will be across a number of areas.
# aughinish alumina
'It's a relief for workers': US sanctions against Limerick company set to be lifted
Democrats failed in the Senate to block the lifting of sanctions against the Russian-owned Aughinish Alumina.
# Cost of Living
Nearly 1,000 civil servants apply to leave Dublin
The majority of requests from clerical officers, who are on the lower end of the civil service pay scale.
Opinion: The future of Irish jobs looks precarious
‘If and when’ contracts and other insecure forms of employment are becoming the norm in some industries, we need regulation to make all work decent, writes Marie Sherlock.
# Your Say
Poll: Are you worried a robot could take your job?
The Taoiseach has said “almost anyone in employment at all levels” could be affected.
# mr roboto
Varadkar warns that robots and artificial intelligence pose risk to people's jobs
The Taoiseach has said many professions could be affected, meaning people will need to upskill and retrain.
# Employment
There are now 2.19 million people employed in Ireland, new figures show
61,900 additional people entered employment in 2017, according to the latest National Skills Bulletin.
# long hours
Angry customers and bullying: Why job stress in Ireland has doubled
Employees in the health sector and public administration experience the highest levels of job stress.
# shelved
Around 20 redundancies in Dublin as Ikea announces global job cuts
Redundancies could be offered over the next 2 years, the company said.
# Midlands
Bord na Móna expected to announce plans to cut 300 jobs
A restructuring of the company to decarbonise its business over ten years is expected to be announced tomorrow.
# up in the eir
Eir announces 750 new jobs for Sligo, Limerick and Cork
The new roles will mainly be in customer services.
# edwards lifesciences
'This is a great news day for Castletroy': Limerick selected as base for 600 jobs
Edwards Lifesciences is investing €80 million in its new Limerick facility.
In many cases, students no longer think they need to accept their very first job offer
Students are growing in confidence about their immediate job prospects, writes Ruairi Kavanagh, editor of Gradireland.
# Morning Ireland
Paddy Cosgrave slams FG on housing crisis, declines to say if he raised issue personally with Taoiseach
Cosgrave also criticised RTÉ for not highlighting issues around the housing crisis.
# Loughrea
350 jobs being created by pharma company in Galway
The Chanelle Group makes health products for both animals and humans.
# Dundrum Town Centre
House of Fraser says it won't accept existing gift vouchers in Dundrum store
The UK retailer was sold off last week for a reported €100 million.
# New Jobs
Fermanagh bakery to build factory in Cavan to 'survive Brexit'
About 80 full-time jobs will be created.
# trade changes
1,000 new customs and veterinary inspectors need to be hired in preparation for Brexit - Varadkar
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was speaking after a Cabinet meeting at Derrynane in Co Kerry.
# hiring
Krispy Kreme to create 150 jobs in Dublin
The store will be located adjacent Blanchardstown Shopping Centre.
# clontarf hospital
Clontarf Hospital lost 26% of its staff in just two years
Clontarf Hospital lost 41 staff between 2016 and 2017.
# the eys have it
One 'Big Four' firm is taking on 500 new staff - and more than half will be graduates
EY is hiring for its offices across the country as its fee income climbs.
# retention
Companies are losing droves of new hires over misleading jobs specs
Retention of staff has been cited as a big challenge by Irish businesses.
# jobfairy
Amazon Web Services set to create 1,000 jobs in Dublin
The roles will be spread across AWS and parent firm Amazon.
# Work
Struggle with confidence in work? Our expert has the answers to your questions
Do you have questions about growing your confidence at work? We want to hear them.
# Integration
New recruitment drive focuses on diversity as garda body warns of 'ticking timebomb'
The GRA said a lack of racial diversity in particular may mean “an explosion in our communities”.
# jobs watch
Boost for Sligo as outsourcing firm Abtran announces 350 jobs
Abtran currently employs over 2,000 people in Cork, Dublin, Kildare and Southern India.
# the big shop
Tesco is opening a huge new store in Dublin today
The 60,000 sq ft store is in Liffey Valley in west Dublin.
# job fairy
Want to become a garda? A new recruitment drive has been launched
Charlie Flanagan has encouraged people from minority communities to apply.
# on the buses
Bus Éireann is looking for nearly 200 new drivers
The jobs will be based all over the country.
# Jobs
82 jobs to be lost in Athy as Coca-Cola announces closure of production plant
The company is to transfer production to its facility at Ballina Beverages in Co Mayo, bringing 43 jobs with it.
# european headquarters
400 new jobs on their way to Dundalk as Chinese biopharma company sets up shop
WuXi Biologics is bringing with it a €325 million investment to the region.
# Jobs
An Post denying reports that it needs to cut 2,000 jobs
An Post says the number of 2,000 redundancies is from a strategic review in March 2017.
'I can't see past spelling mistakes on CVs - it's a simple way to cost yourself a job' general manager Chris Paye also talks about the dangers of duvet days.
# Rebranding
Service station Topaz rebrands to Circle K, as €55 million investment announced
240 new jobs are to be created by the company.