2016 jobs market overview: the good, the bad and the ugly

2016 jobs market overview: the good, the bad and the ugly

There has been good news and bad news for the Irish jobs market during the year. Since Brexit there has been economic uncertainty in the UK and Ireland. Given this, IBEC has revised its growth forecasts for the Irish economy. IBEC reduced their growth projections for 2017 from 3.2% to 2.8%. Although many companies have […]

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Dublin may gain London’s top financial services jobs

Dublin may gain London’s top financial services jobs

Financial services job in London may be under threat after Brexit. This loss may be Dublin’s gain.  That the view of senior UK policy-makers after last week’s shock Brexit result, including Mark Boleat, Head of Policy for the City of London Corporation. Boleat has said that Ireland is an “attractive” choice for financial institutions, many […]

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Carlow’s new Walsh Distillery creates 55 jobs

Carlow’s new Walsh Distillery creates 55 jobs

Carlow’s new Walsh Distillery has created 55 new jobs for the county. The distillery is Carlow’s first whiskey-making facility in more than 200 years. The new €25m facility at Royal Oak will have the capacity to produce eight million bottles of whiskey annually. However, given the length of time needed to age whiskey, bottles produced […]

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Slave to the Job, Master of your Career: new ways of shaping your career

Slave to the Job, Master of your Career: new ways of shaping your career

Today’s challenging job market requires employees to be flexible and adaptable and bring a new way of thinking and behaving to their roles. Slave to the Job, Master of your Career by Sean McLoughney challenges people to change their mindset. McLoughney argues that we need to go from being employees to being entrepreneurs. Adapting to […]

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