Gardai warn businesses of the danger of invoice redirect fraud

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

At this busy seasonal time, An Garda Síochána wishes to advise of the continuing existence of Invoice Redirect Fraud and urges businesses to remind employees to treat any request to change supplier bank account details with extreme caution. Losses amounting to over €700,000 have been reported to Gardaí in the last month. Invoice Redirect Fraud is a crime targeting businesses working with suppliers and businesses that regularly perform online financial transactions.

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Top honours for Claregalway company at National Convenience Store Awards

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

JBM MERIT, based in Claregalway, scooped the award for Best Retail Technology Supplier in Ireland at the National Award Ceremony last week.

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Aerie Pharmaceuticals establishes manufacturing facility in Athlone

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

US pharmaceutical Company, Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is to establish its first manufacturing plant in Athlone.

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Dealing with ‘skeletons in the wardrobe’ at an interview

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Some of us have accumulated the odd ‘skeleton in the wardrobe’ over the course of our careers. Most of these ‘skeletons’ are minor in nature and can be easily explained. However, others can damage your chances of getting that job, particularly if not addressed properly, writes Pearse O’Donnell, Career Coach, Sli Nua Careers.

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Moving to cashless payments can improve the experience of your business

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

oose elAny visit to Hazel Mountain Chocolate is an experience — the delightful tearooms snuggled in the foothills of the Burren. This is a place where you don’t want to hurry, where you want time to stand still. Pastries, organic lunches, tea served in quirky pots, in little rooms off the shops. And when you have finished your delightful treat, you can see where and how it is all made.

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Ireland West Airport embarks on €15m investment phase of enhancements and upgrade works

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

Work has commenced on a €15m facilities investment plan aimed at transforming Ireland West Airport over the next three years. The investment strategy will see over €15m invested in new passenger facilities, terminal upgrades and infrastructural works across the airport facility and runway.

By the end of the first quarter of 2018 almost €4m worth of major infrastructural projects, to improve the operational efficiency and to upgrade and enhance the airports facilities and services, will have been completed.

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Online PRSI options are excluding, not helping people, warns Ó Cuív

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

The decision to move all PRSI services online has met with fierce criticism from a leading Galway TD, who said it is an impractical move with many areas of the State still without adequate broadband cover.

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Do not forget why you are going for interview

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

Q: I recently went for promotion which involved a competency-based interview. I prepared my examples so well for the competency questions that I totally neglected to prepare for questions relating to the job itself. I now feel unable to face the interview process again. (AD, email).

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GMIT Business School hosts public lecture by Rossa White

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

The GMIT School of Business is pleased to host a public lecture by Rossa White, Chief Economist of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA), in GMIT’s Galway campus tomorrow Friday, 24 November, 11am (Rm 994).

This is the third in a series of guest lectures hosted by the School of Business for students and staff of GMIT and the general public.

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Aerie Pharmaceuticals establishes state of the art manufacturing facility in Athlone

Tue, Nov 21, 2017

US pharmaceutical Company, Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is to establish its first manufacturing plant in Athlone’s Technology & Business Park. Headquartered in California, with locations in New Jersey, North Carolina, Aerie has also established an Irish entity in Dublin, Aerie Pharmaceuticals Ireland Ltd. Aerie is a clinical stage pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialisation of first-in-class therapies for the treatment of patients with glaucoma and other diseases of the eye.

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Top honours for Clada Group Ltd at National Q Mark Awards

Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Galway’s Clada Group were nominated for a prestigious Q Mark for their Quality Management Systems (QMS) at the National Q Mark Awards. This nomination means they are in the top 6.75% of all audits completed by the EIQA on the island of Ireland.

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Navigate the inside line to victory

Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Going for an ‘inside job’ – no, not a bank heist – can be very trying. In fact, I’m sure a bank heist can be trying too, though it’s not a a career path we tend to recommend.

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Stellar lineup for Ambition Galway networking event next Wednesday

Fri, Nov 10, 2017

‘If your business comes from relationships, then make relationships your business’

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Metlife opens world-class global technology campus in Galway

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Global insurance giant MetLife celebrated the official opening of its new global technology campus in Galway this week. With plans to employ approximately 200 skilled IT professionals when at full capacity, the new campus represents a major investment in the digital initiatives that will help the company transform its customers’ experience around the globe.

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Cannon calls on jobseekers in Galway to take seasonal opportunity for work

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Minister for the Diaspora and International Development Ciaran Cannon has said that jobseekers in Galway should be aware that their entitlements will not be affected should they avail of opportunities for work over the Christmas period.

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Incomplete college course is not the end of the story

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Q: I didn’t finish my degree because I started working. Now I’m trying to get a new job, and I’m a bit iffy about the fact that I didn’t see out college. Can I skip those years on my CV? (DD, email).

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A decade of excellence and expertise at B&Q Galway

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

Hard to believe that it’s been a decade since Galway was treated to B&Q — the massive store at the Gateway Retail Park in Knocknacarra celebrates its tenth birthday next weekend, and every visit makes you realise what a moveable feast this amazing store is.

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Deliveroo in Galway turns two and is looking for more riders

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Deliveroo, the on-demand food delivery service, is celebrating its second birthday in Galway. New data from Deliveroo reveals Sunday at 7pm is the most popular time for Galway locals to order Deliveroo.

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Galway Greyhound Track to benefit from digital transformation with new partnership

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Galway greyhound track is set to benefit from a digital transformation after the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) announced a five-year technology partnership which will see the sport enhance its customer experience.

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Your Career, Your Choices

Thu, Oct 05, 2017

During the summer break some employers found it difficult to put interview panels together. So it’s no wonder that many people are being called to interview now as we all get back to business. Here are ten essential interview tips to help you get that job, writes Sabina Trench, Sli Nua Careers.

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail

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