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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Jobs

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# Software
Mastercard to create 175 new jobs at Dublin office
Recruitment for the new positions is due to start immediately.
# the tiger called
Like it's 2008 - Irish people set to break the €100 billion barrier in consumer spending this year
Spending will be at a greater level than the previous high-water mark in 2008, if the forecasts are to be believed.
# preferred bidder
Bus Éireann loses right to operate six Kildare routes
Services by UK firm GoAhead will start to come into operation at the end of this year or early next year.
# Beyond the pale
How tech firms outside Dublin are luring staff away from the capital
Companies in Cork, Limerick and Galway are targeting workers increasingly priced out of Ireland’s main city.
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
550 jobs to be created in Dublin by biotechnology and design software companies
Pharmaceutical company MSD has announced 350 jobs, while design software firm Autodesk has announced 200.
# Big Plans
Explainer: What is the National Planning Framework 2040?
Plans for how Ireland will be developed over the next two decades are already under fire.
# poverty line
Almost one in six Irish households is jobless
The rate refers to households where no adult is working.
# Jobs
Central Bank optimistic about Ireland's future with full employment 'in view'
It is expected there will be an additional 89,000 people in work by the end of 2019.
# Internship
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# Axed
Irish jobs unaffected by significant shake-up at Tesco
1,700 jobs are at risk in the UK due to an operational overhaul.
# gone bust
Minister 'confident' school building projects not in jeopardy after construction firm collapse
The Department of Education said school buildings in question are approximately 90% complete.
# Newbridge
Looking for a new job? Lidl is hiring 100 people for its new distribution centre in Kildare
Kildare County Council has given the go-ahead for the new site on the Naas Road, Newbridge.
# what not to do
5 things NOT to do on LinkedIn when you're looking for a new job
From what to avoid in your profile photo, to how not to ask for a job.
# new year new me
'I went from football to finance': How to change your career (and your life) this year
Meet one man who did just that – plus expert advice on making the leap.
# Q and A
New year, new career? Tell us what advice you need to make the leap will be hosting a Facebook Live with career counsellor who wants to help you with your next move.
# Brexit
Goldman Sachs says it is 'considering options' after report of UK jobs moving to Dublin
The company’s the European asset management business is set for changes.
# Census 2016
The most common jobs in Ireland are in sales, retail and farming
Over two million people were working at the time of the Census last year.
# Economy
ESRI forecasts strong growth in economy ... but Brexit will hamper some sectors
The ESRI expects unemployment rates to fall to around 5% in 2018.
# Career Leap
'I loved every minute': This inner city programme for unemployed youths has a 90% success rate
This programme was developed by Trinity College and brought together community groups, local businesses and young people eager to get into the workforce.
# Leo Varadkar
Facebook confirms plans to create hundreds of jobs in Ireland next year
The announcement was made during Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s trip to Silicon Valley.
# raheen
Pharmaceutical company announces 300 new jobs for Limerick
It will bring the total expected direct employment at their Raheen site to 800 people.
High Court prevents dismissal of man after ESB considered him a 'risk to national infrastructure'
Graham Light said he was shocked and upset after he was fired from his role.
# Sales
Looking for a new job? Microsoft is hiring another 200 people in Dublin
After all the roles are filled, it will bring the number of Microsoft employees in Ireland to 2,000.
# Assessment
Just 230 out of 750 mental health posts approved since 2015 have been filled
Some €70 million in funding was announced over 2015-2016.
# Military
On the hunt for a job? The Defence Forces have launched a new recruitment campaign
Defence Minister Paul Kehoe announced a new Permanent Defence Force general service recruitment competition.
# ireland 2040
Ireland will need 550,000 more homes and 660,000 more jobs for extra 1 million people by 2040
From today until 3 November, the public can make written submissions on the government’s national planning framework.
# Knocked Down
Lego announces 1,400 job losses following drop in revenue
The toy company announced it will cut 8% of its staff.
'It is a worry': Tourism Ireland concerned about the fall-off in tourists visiting Ireland in July
While there has been a 3.8% boost in overall overseas visitors this year, there was a decline in tourist numbers last month.
# academic problems
Irish students are super-confident of landing a job. Finding somewhere to live is another matter
Irish third level students are far more confident of finding a job than during the recession, but the pressure to find accommodation is giving many sleepless nights.
# Growth
Ireland's 'lost decade' ends as domestic spending returns to Celtic Tiger peak
Goodbody said the Irish economy will reach full employment by the end of next year.
# we're hiring
Is this you? We're looking for a creative, innovative leader to be the Editor of DailyEdge
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# Bausch and Lomb
125 jobs to be created in Waterford by eye health company
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar opened an €85 million extension to Bausch and Lomb in Waterford this morning.
# chewed out
Sacked shop worker wins €9,000 after row that started because he was chewing gum
The worker said his manager “approached him in an aggressive manner.”
# Competition
Ireland's growth is under 'serious and imminent threat'
Ireland’s Competitiveness Scorecard for 2017 found that strong economic performance in recent years is masking the country’s vulnerability.
Starting salaries on the rise as graduate jobs market heats up
Survey from gradireland shows most employers questioned plan to hire college-leavers this year.
# Money Money Money
Don't get too excited. We only have €300m to spend on new stuff this year
The Summer Economic Statement tells us what money we have to spend in October’s Budget.
# job fairy
300 jobs are being created in Dublin as tech company moves to massive new offices
The company first moved to Ireland in 2012, employing two staff.
# Job Cuts
Microsoft to cut thousands of jobs - but impact on Irish staff 'will be minimal'
The tech giant announced a major investment in its Irish operation earlier this year.
# lunch crunch
Poll: Are you less productive at work in summer?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
# job vacancy
Minister: 'There might be more work in Ireland's economy next year than there are people to do it'
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe says he is taking this into account as Budget 2018 prep gets underway.