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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Jobs

All time
# gender balance
New rules mean top jobs in Irish civil service must go to women
When it’s between two candidates of equal merit, female candidates will be priorities.
# bricks to clicks
Amazon to create 100,000 full-time jobs in US in next 18 months
Donald Trump is claiming to have played a role in the move.
# cranes in the sky
2016 was a good year for jobs, with a jump in construction roles
However, businesses have been warned to prepare for the potential consequences of Brexit.
# jobs minister
Jobs Minister sees second adviser leave in two months
The minister’s policy adviser Jim McGrath is leaving his post as of 20 January.
# Jobs
Unemployment rate drops to post-crash low of 7.2%
There were 157,700 unemployed people last month, a decrease of 35,500 when compared to December 2015.
# welcome to ireland
IDA boss: 'I don't believe the housing crisis has cost us any investments or jobs'
IDA boss Martin Shanahan said the rental and housing crisis in Ireland is at “pinch point”.
# my turf
'Halligan is focused on his constituency but I have to ensure we deliver jobs for all of Ireland'
Halligan said he felt jobs announcements were being made in his constituency by Mitchell O’Connor, when they should be made by him.
# Jobs
Government no longer has power to promote senior gardaí as Policing Authority takes over
Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald said from tomorrow the Policing Authority will assume its role to appoint senior gardaí.
# Homeward Bound
Harris wants to woo Irish nurses home, but only 36 turned up on first day of recruitment drive
The HSE is hosting three open recruitment days for nurses and midwives in Dublin over the Christmas period.
# tensions
John Halligan believes the government won't serve its full term
The Waterford TD believes no party wants an election any time soon.
# they really love us
2016 record year for Irish tourism with 20,000 new jobs for sector
The Irish tourism industry is now worth over €8 billion.
# open competition
Up to 300 civil service jobs available to school leavers and graduates
The competition includes vacancies in departments and offices all over the country.
# Long-term plan
More jobs, less crime: Limerick's regeneration is working
A plan was undertaken in 2014 to improve the city socially and economically.
# Jobswatch
Jobs boost for Limerick as medtech company announces 100 new posts
BD are investing €21 million to build a new research and development facility in the city.
# hiring
Aldi has announced 400 new jobs as part of a major expansion
The €100 million investment will see 20 new stores.
# pumpkin patch
Women told their jobs are gone 'immediately' resolve dispute after Blanchardstown store sit-in
The Pumpkin Patch company has stores in Blanchardstown and Liffey Valley.
# Acquisition
Job losses 'unavoidable' at UTV Ireland as merger with TV3 is finalised
UTV Ireland currently employs 61 permanent staff.
# Professionals
Irish businesses say it will be tough to attract professionals in 2017
Many are looking abroad to fill talent gaps.
# Mulhuddart
Major jobs boost for Dublin as 700 new jobs announced in IT and manufacturing
Cork firm Voxpro, LinkedIn and West Pharmaceuticals have announced the roles.
# moving on up
"I felt like I had a mountain to climb": How these young Dubliners got back to work
The Career LEAP initiative sees young people receive training and work placements to boost their career prospects.
Irish jobs: Unemployment is down again but we shouldn't be complacent
Brexit hasn’t had a destructive short-term impact here but there is a way to go until we have full employment, writes Victor Duggan.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Do 700,000 jobs really depend on our "open access" to the EU
Richard Bruton made a big claim about this major issue, on Claire Byrne Live earlier in the week.
# Brexit demand
There are over 130 new office buildings being planned for Dublin
The buildings, if completed, will total over 12 million square feet and be enough space to accommodate over 100,000 employees.
# falling profits
Marks & Spencer says it's committed to Ireland amid plans to close stores
The retailer has seen a large dip in profits.
# pay rise
Cleaners to get pay increases and an end to deductions for uniforms
The move will benefit almost 34,000 contract cleaners.
# jumping ship
'We speak English': Companies thinking of leaving the UK are welcome in Ireland, says Kenny
Taoiseach Enda Kenny announced 215 new jobs for Dublin and Waterford today.
# European HQ
Fears up to 100 Yelp jobs will be lost in Dublin
The company’s co-founder said the decision to cut up to 175 jobs worldwide was not an easy one.
# Jobswatch
Good news: 150 new jobs on the way for cyber security firm in Dublin
Ireland’s biggest homegrown cyber security firm is bringing 150 new jobs to its HQ in south Dublin.
# Retail
Former Clerys CEO: 'Faced with the same choice, I would still sell the store'
PJ Timmins was Clerys CEO when it went into receivership and was sold to US firm Gordon Bros in 2012.
# want
These are the top 10 skills in demand by Irish employers
Demand remains high for tech skills.
# a salad please
Chopped to create 120 jobs in Dublin and Kildare
The healthy fast food chain is opening six new outlets.
# nice suit
Zimbabwe vendors get creative as Mugabe's job promises disappear
Three piece suits are often the order of the day.
# do you have a clubcard
12 things only people who've worked in Tesco will understand
Let’s get ready to rumble!
# Come Fly With Me
Aer Lingus is hiring new cabin crew in recruitment drive
Here’s what you need to apply.
# kan't kope
"Over here, we will mind you": Enda Kenny invites Kim Kardashian to Ireland after robbery
He made the off-the-cuff comment at the announcement of new jobs in Carlow today.
# good news
Security company to hire 85 new staff at Irish headquarters
The positions will be filled over the next 12 months.
# rural broadband
Eir is hiring 100 new people to work on the rollout of rural broadband
Separately, BioPharma Engineering is creating 70 new jobs at its Dublin and Cork offices over the next three years.
# good news
A €500m investment yesterday and 300 jobs today - it's been a good week so far for Limerick
Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell-O’Connor welcomed the ‘significant announcement’.
# Cork harbour
Pharmaceutical BioPark to create 500 full-time jobs and 800 construction jobs in Cork
The site will feature Europe’s first eco-friendly prefab ‘KUBio’ facility, which allow Co2 emissions to be reduced by 75%, and water and energy use by around 80%.
# Investment
Vast majority of IDA jobs in Dublin and Cork as rural counties fall behind
Newly-released figures show the vast amount of IDA-supported jobs are created in Dublin.