Calling all Galway engineers to showcase their exellence

Thu, Jul 27, 2017

Engineers Ireland is calling on engineering organisations in Galway to showcase and celebrate their achievements and skill by submitting an entry to the 2017 Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards, held in association with ESB.

Now in its eighth year, the Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards are presented annually in recognition of the achievements of engineers who have demonstrated exceptional engineering skills through their work. As well as identifying leaders within the engineering industry, the awards provide an opportunity to showcase and celebrate the invaluable contribution the engineering profession makes to society, and applaud the innovation and quality of work produced by engineers both at home and abroad.

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Have all the boxes ticked when preparing for your job interview

Fri, Jul 21, 2017

No matter how much preparation you do, job interviews can prove to be a nerve-wracking experience. Gone are the days when you were able to assume what you were going to be asked. Nowadays a whole array of unexpected, and frankly unnecessary, questions can pop up. Here at Advertiser.ie, we have a few tips to help you navigate the interview minefield.

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JCI Galway launches Friendly Business Awards 2017

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Ireland is famous all over the world for its one hundred thousand welcomes (céad míle fáilte). Galway had been named in 2015 as the world’s friendliest by US magazine Travel + Leisure. The official launch of the search for friendly businesses took place at the Startup Lab in Galway on July 13. This is the first year that the Friendly Business Awards expanded to Galway city and county.

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More than 1,000 companies in Galway availing of Skillnets training to improve competitiveness

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Galway companies are increasingly taking up opportunities for training and upskilling staff to meet business needs. Figures from the 2016 annual report of Skillnets, the national agency responsible for funding and supporting more than 60 learning networks nationwide, reveal that a total of 1,016 businesses in Galway accessed subsidised training and invested in their staff across a range of sectors last year.

Across Ireland, some 14,000 businesses invested in their staff across a range of sectors. Ninety-two percent of the member companies that benefited from investment in training through Skillnets in 2016 were SMEs.

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Northern and Western Region named as European Entrepreneurial Region 2018

Thu, Jul 13, 2017

The European Union has this week named Ireland’s Northern and Western region as European Entrepreneurial Region 2018, recognising the enormous strides the region has taken to foster entrepreneurship and arrest decades of economic decline.

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Self-employed need to be treated equally — Canney

Thu, Jul 13, 2017

Galway East TD Sean Canney has called for a level playing field for self-employed people, saying that issues such as insurance, rates, and increased paperwork are making self-employment more difficult with each passing year.

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Online lending platform works for Galway SMEs

Thu, Jul 06, 2017

Thirty-nine Galway businesses have raised funds through Linked Finance’s online lending platform.

Linked Finance, a peer-to-peer lending company, says it has raised €1m for Galway-based businesses, including Revive Active, Walsh’s Bakery and Schoolbooks.ie, aimed at facilitating growth.

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New sales and events manager at the g Hotel & Spa

Thu, Jul 06, 2017

The five-star g Hotel & Spa in Galway has recently appointed Bróna Mulqueen as sales and events manager with responsibility for corporate clients, events and weddings.

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Get home safe taxi app puts Galway techie in driving seat to become Nissan Generation Next ambassador

Thu, Jun 29, 2017

A 23-year-old tech graduate from Galway who has created an app that allows students to get a taxi to get home safely, even when they have no cash, bank card or phone, is in the driving seat to become a Nissan Generation Next ambassador.

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Interviews in Galway next week for staff nurse opportunities in Oxford

Thu, Jun 22, 2017

Are you a qualified/soon to be qualified Irish trained nurse, interested in NHS Staff Nurse opportunities?

Kate Cowhig International Healthcare Recruitment (KCR) is seeking applicants for a number of Staff Nurse positions at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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A match made in Supermac’s

Thu, Jun 22, 2017

Supermac’s has announced this week that it is the new sponsors of The Marty Squad on RTÉ Radio 1. The show which returned to RTÉ Radio 1 on Sunday June 11 will air 6-7pm each Sunday.The Marty Squad, presented by Marty Morrissey and Brenda O’ Donoghue, takes a look at the weekend’s GAA action with guests and analysis. The show will travel across the country with outside broadcasts planned throughout the summer.

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Interviews in Galway next week for Staff Nurse opportunities in Oxford, UK

Tue, Jun 20, 2017

Are you a qualified/soon to be qualified Irish trained nurse, interested in NHS Staff Nurse opportunities?

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Students from Galway impress judges at Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur Awards

Thu, Jun 15, 2017

Galway students showed that creativity and innovation is alive in the west when they won top awards at the Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur awards last week.

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City financial adviser Hannah Kiely to head up Galway 2020 team

Thu, Jun 08, 2017

Galway 2020 has announced the appointment of local business leader Hannah Kiely to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the company tasked with delivering Galway’s European Capital of Culture in 2020. As CEO of Galway 2020, Hannah will be responsible for leading the Executive Team working closely with the new Galway 2020 Board of Directors to deliver the ambitious programme and vision before and during European Capital of Culture in 2020, as well as ensuring that a strong and lasting legacy follows to benefit the city, county and wider region.

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Your new career is at your fingertips with Creganna Medical’s recruitment app

Thu, Jun 08, 2017

Innovation is at the heart of Creganna Medical - new ideas and new improved ways of doing things is part of everyday life. And so, it came as no surprise when the Talent Acquisition Team launched their innovative recruitment app “Creganna Careers”, a first in the medical device sector.

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Pat McDonagh makes significant Limerick investment and jobs announcement

Thu, Jun 01, 2017

The owner of the Castletroy Park Hotel Limerick, Pat McDonagh, has announced a significant expansion plan for the Limerick Hotel. The plan includes increasing the size of the hotel by almost 50 cent above its existing 107 bedrooms and executive suites, a new state of the art fitness and leisure facility and a corporate business hub. The plans were launched this week by Mr McDonagh at an investment and jobs announcement attended by the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, TD.

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Your Career, Your Choices

Thu, May 25, 2017

When time is a factor for employers, many use phone or Skype interviews as a means of sifting through the candidates, before inviting a chosen few to a personal interview. This requires a little more preparation on your part, but with the right approach, you can still make a virtual impression, writes SABINA TRENCH, Career Coach, Sli Nua Careers.

Plan ahead - it is important to make sure that you organise the technology for your phone or Skype interview. Ideally, a landline is preferable, but if you are using a mobile phone, make sure you have good coverage and switch off call waiting in both cases.

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Minister announces thirty new jobs at online education platform Alison

Thu, May 25, 2017

Alison, one of the world’s largest free e-learning platforms, last week welcomed Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor to their newly refurbished offices in Galway Technology Park, Parkmore to announce the creation of 30 new jobs due to the company’s expansion.

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Supermac’s wins award for outstanding contribution to employment in Ireland

Thu, May 25, 2017

Supermac’s has won the Franchise of the Year Award for Outstanding Contribution to Employment in Ireland at the Irish Franchise Awards 2017.

The awards, in association with AIB, were announced at an event at the Radisson St Helen’s Hotel in Dublin on Friday last and recognise excellence in franchising, rewarding the outstanding achievements of businesses and individuals in the franchise industry.

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A rewarding year for award winning JBM Merit as it wows world’s top retail and hospitality brands

Thu, May 18, 2017

It has been some year for JBM Merit — not alone are the company experiencing a spur in growth providing intelligent epos solutions to some of the world’s top retailers, but these efforts have been recognised by their peers in the industry.

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