Four questions to ask at the end of the interview

Thu, Nov 01, 2018

Q: I'm always asked at the end of the interview if I have a question for them. I can never think of what to say. I'm generally dying to make my escape. Any suggestions? (EK, email).

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Galway conference facilities highlighted in London

Thu, Nov 01, 2018

A recent business tourism networking event in London – organised by Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland – was attended by 64 decision makers from international associations in Britain.

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Job vacancies in Galway increase

Thu, Nov 01, 2018

It is good news for jobseekers as Galway experiences a growth in job vacancies.

According to the new report carried out by IrishJobs.ie, Galway saw an increase of five per cent in job vacancies for the third quarter of 2018.

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New head for KPMG in Galway

Thu, Nov 01, 2018

KPMG has announced the appointment of Laurence May as Head of KPMG in Galway.

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Where there is a Will, there is a tax efficient way…

Thu, Nov 01, 2018

A Will is one of the most important documents a person will execute during their lifetime in relation to their assets yet nearly two thirds of Irish people do not have a Will in place.

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Atlantic Therapeutics celebrates the launch of new INNOVO Shorts

Thu, Oct 25, 2018

Atlantic Therapeutics, the Galway-headquartered medical device developer of non-invasive pelvic floor strengthening and nerve stimulation products, is celebrating the launch of its new INNOVO® Shorts, the first and only non-invasive, easy-to-use at-home solution for pelvic floor control and strength:

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Official opening of Mary’s Fish at Galway Shopping Centre next week

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

Following on from the opening of their new shop in Ballybrit in April of this year, Mary's Fish have opened a stunning new fish shop at the front of the Galway Shopping Centre on the Headford Road.

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Let a free financial review from Murray Financial Services save you money

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

Why lose out on your insurances and finances when Murray Financial Services can save you money? Murray Financial Services was established by Adrian Murray, who has more than a decade's experience in financial services. A qualified financial advisor and retirement planner, he believes in providing a professional service to both personal and business clients.

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Don’t leave your chidlren with a large tax bill

Thu, Oct 11, 2018

Considering retiring and passing on the family business or other assets to your children? Don’t leave them all with a large tax bill to pay.

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GMIT Innovation Hubs launch second cycle of Empower

Thu, Oct 04, 2018

Despite national recognition of female entrepreneurs, Ireland suffers from a low number of women engaged in business startups. Female-led businesses remain an underdeveloped source of economic growth and jobs. As part of a drive to increase the number of female entrepreneurs in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon, GMIT Innovation Hubs will deliver a second cycle of their regional programme called “EMPOWER”, commencing this month across the region.

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Defence Forces launches general service recruitment campaign

Thu, Oct 04, 2018

Defence Forces Chief of Staff, Vice Admiral Mark Mellett DSM, has announced the launch of the second of this year’s General Service recruitment competitions for the Permanent Defence Force (PDF).

The current recruitment competition is an opportunity for young people to serve their country in both the Army and Naval Service. New recruits will receive first class training in weapons handling, military tactics, team work and physical fitness.

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EY to double staff headcount in Galway by 2020

Thu, Sep 27, 2018

Professional services and consultancy firm EY will double the number of employees at its Galway office by 2020, creating 35 new jobs in the region.

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Callanan Group first hospitality company to achieve IBEC Keep Well mark

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

The Callanan Group, consisting of The Prince of Wales Hotel and Karma Nightclub in Athlone and the well-known Skeffington Arms and DNA Nightclub in Galway have become the very first hospitality company in Ireland to achieve the IBEC workplace wellness accreditation, the KeepWell Mark.

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Local businesswomen invited to take part in National Women’s Enterprise Day

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

Local Enterprise Office Galway is encouraging more women to go from ‘local to global’ with their businesses by helping to organise events around the country, with over 1,000 female entrepreneurs expected.

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, has launched the national programme of events for National Women’s Enterprise Day (NWED) 2018 taking place on Thursday October 18 with 16 major entrepreneurial events planned across the country, including a joint event for Galway, Mayo, and Roscommon in Kilronan Castle.

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Your Career, Your Choices

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

Q: “I am a qualified and experienced teacher looking for a permanent teaching post. I have subbed, filled-in and temped for two years now. I know I am a good teacher; I love my job and my students, but am always being pipped at the post when it comes to interview. What might I be doing wrong, please advise?” – AQ (email).

Securing that coveted permanent, contracted position or Contracts of Indefinite Duration (CID) within teaching is a competitive and highly contested process, writes Aoife Moloney, Career Coach, Sli Nua Careers.

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bizmentors launches partnership initiative at sold-out seminar

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

A novel partnership initiative announced at a fully-booked breakfast seminar which was also addressed by Karl Lumsden of Google and David Noone of Procure Wizard.

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Travelling with a message — CEO takes to the road with a whiteboard in a rockstar motorhome

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

Well-known Galway businessman and inventor Michael FitzGerald, founder and CEO of OnePageCRM, is setting off on a 30-day road trip around the UK, calling on SMEs, his customers and politicians with a bold message to think global.

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Bluebird Care to hold open jobs and QQI Training Day

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Bluebird Care will hold an Open Jobs & QQI Training Day on Wednesday next September 12 after success in the recent HSE tender to provide Home Support Services to older people living at home.

Due to sustained growth in demand for its Homecare services and their recent success in the tender to provide Home Support Services to the HSE (nationwide) Bluebird Care Galway now has 25 new vacancies for Healthcare Assistants to be filled over the next six months.

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Google expert to address bizmentors’ breakfast seminar next week

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Karl Lumsden, Agency Lead at Google, will be the main speaker at next week’s, fully booked, bizmentors® Seminars which is taking place in the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit.

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EMPOWER female entrepreneurship programme launches second cycle

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

The EMPOWER Programme (female entrepreneurship programme in the West of Ireland which was launched last year) is now commencing its second cycle commencing in Oct 2018. Last year over ninety females applied for this programme which is funded by the Department of Justice and Equality and the European Social Fund and run by the GMIT Innovation Hubs.

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