Jobs Expo announces line-up for Saturday event

Jobs Expo 2016
Michael Romonti, Phonewatch; Niamh Morgan, Building Staff Solutions; Ciaran Dyer, Dixons; Laura Clarke, Phonewatch; Ian Doyle and Karl O'Connell, Building Staff Solutions; Lyndsay Donnelly and Abigail Woods, Jobs Expo Ireland; Aoife Brown, Dixons; and Dave Phelan, Suir Engineering

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21 October 2016 | 0

Ireland’s leading jobs and employment fair, Jobs Expo, returns to Dublin’s Croke Park on Saturday 22 October and is set to be bigger and better than ever before.

Event organisers, Careers Unlimited, have released their exhibitor and speaker lists for the event, which is expected to attract thousands of professional jobseekers.. A wide range of Irish and multinational companies, covering a variety of industries, are recruiting at the event. These include education, financial services, marketing, pharmaceutical, construction, engineering, retail sales, healthcare, tourism and hospitality.

In a new development for Jobs Expo, Saturday’s event will have two new, dedicated areas – the Education Village and the STEM Sector. The Education Village will host a number of education recruitment agencies looking to fill teacher posts around the world. Exhibitors will include UK teacher specialists, Hourglass Education, New Zealand’s Education Personnel, and international recruiters World Teachers and SeekTeachers.

Meanwhile, career opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine are the focus of Jobs Expo’s new STEM Sector. Here, attendees will find some of the most prestigious international and national STEM employers. Employers taking part include Boston Scientific, B/E Aerospace, Alkermes, VWR International, Suir Engineering and Adaptive HVM.

In addition, there are opportunities in the emergency services, wealth management, tourism, hospitality, retail sales and more. Exhibitors include the National Ambulance Services, BNY Mellon, Citywest Hotel, Dixons Carphone, Seabourn Cruise Lines and Volkswagen Group Ireland. The Government of the Isle of Man will also be there, highlighting the variety of career opportunities on the island.

“We are really delighted with the mix of companies taking part in this October’s Jobs Expo. There is a huge range of industries and opportunities. If you are a recent graduate or a school leaver, highly skilled, unemployed, returning to the workforce or looking for your next challenge, there’ll be something for you,” says organiser Kevin Branigan of Careers Unlimited.

In addition to employers recruiting at the event, there will be a series of talks from industry insiders on the Expo’s Agenda Stage, with all seminars and talks being sponsored by the National Ambulance Service. The NAS’ Education and Competency Department and Management from the National Emergency Operations Centre will join together to give a presentation on the National Ambulance Service. Others giving talks on the Agenda Stage include popular US Immigration Attorney Caro Kinsella, speaking about how to obtain a US Visa, Education Personnel’s Kristina Appleby, speaking about teaching jobs in New Zealand and Boston Scientific.

In addition, the ever-popular Career Clinic returns. Over the course of the day, job-seekers can meet one-on-one with professional development coaches for advice on their career and life choices. The Career Clinic will be staffed by professional career coaches, offering expert career advice to help jobs-seekers land their dream job.

Employers
Employers taking part in Jobs Expo Dublin October 2016 represent a diverse number of industries such as teaching, IT, investment and wealth management, engineering, medical devices, construction, sales and marketing, tourism and hospitality, as well as specialist recruitment firms. Those taking part in Jobs Expo Dublin this October include:

Adaptive HVM : Alkermes : ArtofUs : BCS Sales Recruitment : B/E Aerospace : Boston Scientific : BNY Mellon : Building Staff Solutions : US Immigration Attorney Caro Kinsella : Control Equipment Ltd : Citywest Hotel : Dixons Carphone : Education Personnel : Enterprise Ireland : EURES : IE Network : Excel Recruitment : FALCOL : HiUp : Hourglass Education : Isle of Man Government : Lake Region Medical : Market Resource Partners : National Ambulance Service : Oriel High School : Peter McVerry Trust : PhoneWatch : Reed Global : Seabourn Cruise Line : Seek Teachers : SOLAS : South Dublin Chamber : Suir Engineering : The Swilly Group : Virtual Expos Ireland : World Teachers : Volkswagen Group Ireland : VWR International and more…

Career clinic
Expert career advice will be on offer at Job Expo’s Career Clinic. Attendees can avail of free one-on-one advice on issues such as interview skills and CV preparation, as well as career guidance from some of Ireland’s best-known career and personal development coaches.

Seminar Zone – The Agenda Stage
The National Ambulance Service sponsors the Agenda Stage at Jobs Expo. The Agenda Stage will feature talks from top industry professionals. This year the topics covered will include job opportunities in Europe, teaching and living in New Zealand,  jobs in frontline services in Ireland, immigrating to the USA, careers in the medical device sector, interview skills, developing work-life balance and more.

The Agenda Stage at the Seminar Zone is free-of-charge to all attendees on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Attending
Jobs Expo takes place on Saturday 22 October from 9am – 5pm at the Cusack Suite, Crok Park Conference Centre. Due to the event’s popularity, places are limited. Those wishing to attend are advised to register to ensure admission and avoid queues. Register at www.jobsexpo.ie/visitors/register

TechCentral.ie publisher Mediateam is a Jobs Expo media partner.

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