Attending the launch of the Mid-West Careers Fair will take place in the South Court Hotel, Raheen, Limerick on Wednesday 27 March 2019 were Audrey Sheehy, Employer Liaison Officer, Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection. Joe Leddin, Regional Skills Forum Manager, Mid-West, Susan Ahern, Activation Case Officer, Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Catherine Hurley, Area Manager, Activation and Employer Relations, Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Jim Lynch, Divisional Manager, Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection and Eimear Brothy, LCETB.
Photograph Liam Burke/Press 22.
Midwest Careers Fair 2019 taking place in South Court Hotel for National Jobs week
The Midwest Careers Fair 2019 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, March 25 to Friday, March 29.
Organised in conjunction with the Mid-West Regional Skills Forum, some 30 Employers and 15 Training Providers will attend the Midwest Careers Fair 2019. 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 Midwest Careers Fair 2019, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty, TD, said: “The Mid-West Careers Fair in Limerick is a great opportunity for job seekers and employers alike. It provides job seekers 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 job seekers and employers. This is an event not to be missed by job seekers looking for work and by employers who are trying to find the most suitable people for their company.”
Jim Lynch, Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection Divisional Manager Mid-West said, “This year we have been overwhelmed with the support from local employers and training institutions. The Jobs Fair is now an established annual event with a wide variety of jobs on offer. This contributes to growing a stronger regional economy. We are delighted to partner with the Mid West Regional Skills Forum to offer this great opportunity to both Employers and Jobseekers of the Mid-West Region”.
Many of the employers are returning to the event for the third and fourth time because they find it to be a very useful facility to source new employees 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 Midwest Careers Fair 2019. 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 at www.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. #JobsWeek2019.
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