Mid-West Careers Fair in Limerick

Mid-West Careers Fair in Limerick


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The Mid-West Careers Fair will take place in the South Court Hotel, Raheen, Limerick on Wednesday 27 March 2019 from 11am to 5.30pm.

The careers fair is one of some 80 events taking place around the country during National Jobs Week, which runs from Monday 25 March to Friday 29 March 2019.

Organised in conjunction with the Mid-West Regional Skills Forum, some 30 Employers and 15 Training Providers will attend the Mid-West Careers Fair. Entry is free to all and Jobseekers can register their attendance on the day.

This event will provide an opportunity for Jobseekers, Job Changers and Job Returners to meet with local companies actively recruiting. Local Education and Training Providers will also be exhibiting at the event.

Companies attending range from Multi Nationals to small and medium sized enterprises and include, Guidant IRC, OpTech Ltd, General Motors, First Data, WP Engine, Atlantic Aviation, Jaguar Land Rover and Johnson and Johnson.

Commenting on the event, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty, TD, said: “The Mid-West Careers Fair in Limerick is a great opportunity for jobseekers and employers alike. It provides jobseekers with the chance to find employment in a wide range of sectors and employers with the opportunity to actively recruit. It also showcases the excellent advice and support services my Department provides to both jobseekers and employers. This is an event not to be missed by jobseekers looking for work and by employers who are trying to find the most suitable people for their company.”

Commenting on the event, Joe Leddin, Manager at Mid-West Regional Skills Forum said: “The Mid-West Regional Skills Forum is pleased to once again collaborate with the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection to host the Mid-West Careers Fair. The Mid-West is Ireland’s fastest growing region and this year’s event will showcase hundreds of career opportunities across several industry sectors. Attendees can also engage with the education and training providers to avail of upskilling courses delivered on a part time basis”.

A number of local training providers (from Universities, local colleges and training centres) will also attend the event.

There will also be a free career and CV Workshop available at the event.  This experienced professional service will provide advice to Jobseekers on CV and Interview Preparation.

A stand where Jobseekers can get assistance and advice on registering their CV on JobsIreland will be available on the day. JobsIreland.ie provides an online recruitment service to both Employers and Jobseekers atwww.jobsireland.ie. We can provide Jobseeker Profiles with a downloadable CV, Advertise Employer Vacancies and using the very latest technology, we also offer a Job-Matching service. The service is free, easy to use and is provided by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.

Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.