Archive for graduate employment

Master graduates hope for better life in Oz

Posted in Life with tags , on 4 February 2011 by Steve

“She started college when her prospects never looked brighter and finished when they never looked worse …” (more)

[Kerrie Kennedy, Irish Examiner, 4 February]

Big task for graduates

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , on 3 February 2011 by Steve

“Enterprise Ireland is placing 50 top-level graduates in export-led firms with markets across the globe …” (more)

[Herald, 3 February]

Women live longer but earn less than men, says report

Posted in Life with tags , on 2 February 2011 by Steve

“Women in Ireland live longer but continue to earn less than men, and continue to be under-represented across a range of sectors in the workplace and public life …” (more)

[Elaine Edwards, Irish Times, 2 January]

‘When I went to college, I thought I could stay in Ireland. Not any more’

Posted in Life with tags , on 22 January 2011 by Steve

“A steady stream of recent graduates looking for fresh opportunities abroad flocked to an education and career exhibition yesterday …” (more)

[Allison Bray, Independent, 22 January]

63% of graduates consider emigration

Posted in Life with tags , on 22 January 2011 by Steve

“Over 63% of recent graduates and industry professionals will consider emigrating in the current economic climate according to new research …” (more)

[Sarah Kirkwood, Inside Ireland, 21 January]

USI says political parties must ‘get serious’ about emigration

Posted in Life with tags , , on 20 January 2011 by Steve

“The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has this afternoon said that the country’s political parties must ‘get serious’ about the issue of student emigration …” (more)

[Cork Student News, 20 January]

Want to get a job? Take a break from the books, graduates told

Posted in Life with tags , on 18 January 2011 by Steve

“Students who put all their effort into gaining a first-class degree will be at a disadvantage when seeking a job this summer, according to research published today. Unless they spend plenty of time on work experience placements during their studies, the class of 2011 stand little or no chance of landing a job with leading recruiters …” (more)

[Richard Garner, Independent, 18 January]