ATE: Friday, September 30th
TIME: 10am – 3pm
VENUE: Strand Hotel, Limerick http://www.strandhotellimerick.ie/
MID WEST JOB SHOP - A Jobs Fair and Careers Advice Event
Click link for more details http://job-shop.ie/
Workshops for Jobseekers
- 10:30 Interview Ready (Breakthrough training
- 11:30 Personal & Professional effectiveness (Optima Training)
- 12:30 People Skills (Breakthrough training)
MID WEST JOB Shop 2016, brought to you by the Department of Social Protection, and sponsored by the Limerick Chamber, The Mid West Regional Skills Forum, ULearning Skillnet, Limerick Chamber Skillnet, Business Excellence Skillnet and the Innovation and Lean Sigma Skillnet (ILSS).
Following an Official Opening at 10am by Minister Patrick O’ Donovan T.D., The Strand Hotel, Limerick, is this year’s venue for the Mid-West Job Shop: a Jobsfair and Careers Advice Event. This year the event organisers can confirm hundreds of jobs will be available on the day.
Brought to you by the Department of Social Protection, and sponsored by the Limerick Chamber, The Mid West Regional Skills Forum, ULearning Skillnet, Limerick Chamber Skillnet, Business Excellence Skillnet and the Innovation and Lean Sigma Skillnet (ILSS), this half day event (10am-3pm) on Friday the 30th of September will provide an opportunity for jobseekers to meet with local companies actively recruiting. Local training and Education providers are also exhibiting.
Companies attending range from multinationals to local small and medium sized enterprises and include: Dell, the Irish Defence Forces, Atlantic Aviation Group, Phonewatch, last minute Minders, Pepper Asset Servicing, Northern Trust, Virgin Media, Stryker, STL Logistics and many more. A wide variety of positions are available across many sectors at: www.job-shop.ie
Jim Lynch, Department of Social Protection Divisional Manager Mid-West said, “This year we have been overwhelmed with the support from local employers and training institutions. Now in its fifth year, the Jobs Fair is an established event with a wide variety of jobs on offer. This contributes to growing a stronger regional economy. We are delighted to partner with the, the Limerick Chamber, The Mid West Regional Skills Forum, ULearning Skillnet, Limerick Chamber Skillnet, Business Excellence Skillnet and the Innovation and Lean Sigma Skillnet (ILSS), to offer this great opportunity to both Employers and the Jobseekers of the Mid-West Region”.
“The Mid West Regional Skills Forum is focused on ensuring a pipeline of industry ready talented and appropriately skilled people is available to support enterprise expansion and the economic growth of the region. We are delighted to partner in this initiative, matching suitably skilled people with available jobs” Dr. Orlaith Borthwick, Mid-West Regional Skills Forum Manager
Dr. James Ring, CEO Limerick Chamber stated “we are delighted to be involved in the Limerick Jobs Fair this year. Action in reducing unemployment and enabling an environment for Job Creation is vital for the continued growth in the Mid-West Region”
Local training providers attending range from Universities and local colleges to training centres. Also available is a panel of free career advisors. These qualified and highly experienced professionals will provide advice in strictest confidence to job seekers regardless of their backgrounds or qualifications. If any jobseeker requires assistance with their future career they can visit one of our advisors to help them identify suitable career options on the day.
Entry is free to all and Jobseekers can register attendance on entrance.
We are pleased to be able to offer a limited number of free places for jobseekers on our network programmes subject to funding being available. Please click on the following link to check if you meet Jobseekers eligibility criteria
The Business Excellence Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.
For more information on Skillnets, please visit www.skillnets.ie