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Let 2018 be your year — training opportunities for the unemployed

The problem with being out of work for a significant period of time is that it hacks away at your self-confidence. The longer we leave taking that step forward, the more difficult it becomes, and we lose our sense of self. At other times it is just not possible. Eldercare, childcare, family commitments, and illness can get in the way or become a noble priority. Janet Yellen, the popular American economist, believed that long-term unemployment can make any worker progressively less employable, even after the economy strengthens. Explaining gaps on a CV is always a discussion point in career coaching. If the time has come when you can concentrate on yourself, there is one facility in Galway among others that can offer a stepping stone.

Unemployment figures continue to drop in Mayo

Mayo’s unemployment figures are continuing on a downward trend year on year with every area in the county reporting a drop in unemployment figures over the past 12 months.

Burke welcomes major reduction in unemployment figures

Central Statistics Office (CSO) data shows the number of people unemployed has decreased by more than 40,000 in the last year.

Free training available for the unemployed on western side of the city

Free training for the unemployed is currently available in Shantalla through the Galway Family History Society West project. The overall aim of the project is to provide skills and related knowledge to further develop and to enable people obtain employment or further education.

Lower business costs can reduce unemployment - ISME

The Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association (ISME) has reiterated its call for lower business costs as a means of reducing unemployment.

Unemployment in the west falls to lowest rate since 2008

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Unemployment in Galway, Mayo, and Roscommon has fallen over the past year, according to the latest CSO jobs figures, which show 4,700 fewer people out of work across the three counties.

New cars driving 7pc more miles than pre-recession

Vehicle history expert,, reports that annual mileage in newer cars is increasing as the country recovers.

Upskill for the medical device industry with Innopharma

Innopharma College of Applied Sciences' free Springboard-funded courses are designed with you in mind. Specifically designed for those who are unemployed, Innopharma courses upskill and equip people from diverse backgrounds with the knowledge and skills necessary to stand out and make an impact when searching and applying for jobs in the pharma/medical device and general manufacturing areas.

Are you unemployed, wish to upskill or retrain for a new career?

PFH Training, in conjunction with the GRETB, Mervue, is hosting the CompTIA A+ certification training programme, running as a blended learning course (one workshop per week), with mentored online tutor support, over a 20 week period. This programme is free of charge to eligible candidates.

Kenny welcomes latest fall in unemployment figures

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An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has welcomed recent employment figures which show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 8.6 per cent, the lowest it has been since 2008.


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