Archive for graduate employment

Recruitment firm to hire 40 graduates to cope with surge

Posted in Life with tags on 18 March 2011 by Steve

“Recruitment firm Hays said it is hiring 40 graduates to manage an Irish jobs growth surge in the largest recruitment campaign they have undertaken here …” (more)

[Niamh Hennessy, Irish Examiner, 18 March]

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Students told they will have to emigrate

Posted in Life with tags , , on 16 March 2011 by Steve

“Many students will have to emigrate because of the bleak employment situation in Ireland, the chairman of the Higher Education Authority (HEA) admitted yesterday …” (more)

[Independent, 16 March]

No full-time hospital work for 80% of graduate nurses

Posted in Life with tags , on 5 March 2011 by Steve

“Almost 80% of the nurse and midwife graduates from Cork University Hospital’s (CUH’s) new degree courses have been blocked from HSE work as a direct result of the system’s recruitment embargo …” (more)

[Fiachra Ó Cionnaith, Irish Examiner, 5 March]

Where Irish graduates most want to work

Posted in Life with tags on 26 February 2011 by Steve

“The public sector is officially where Irish graduates most want to work. No, we didn’t believe it either but you can’t possibly argue with the largest student survey in Europe, can you? …” (more)

[Gradireland, 25 February]

Emigration rate of UCC graduates doubles

Posted in Life with tags , , on 23 February 2011 by Steve

“The rate of emigration among graduates of one of the country’s biggest colleges has almost doubled in two years, as one-in-eight picked up work overseas within nine months of finishing degrees at University College Cork …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 23 February]

FG’s uncosted graduate tax will lead to brain drain out of Ireland

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , , , on 19 February 2011 by Steve

“The Labour Party is today launching a new campaign opposing Fine Gael’s proposals for backdoor third level fees, or a ‘graduate tax’ …” (more)

[Labour Party Blog, 19 February]

100 jobs to be created in Galway, Dublin

Posted in Life with tags on 15 February 2011 by Steve

“… The company says the quality of its Irish workforce and the level of research work being carried out at Irish universities were the key factory in its decision to expand its operations in Ireland …” (more)

[RTÉ News, 14 February]