Global companies continue to base their European HQs here and the local start-up scene is buzzing. So here is everything you need to know about working in Dublin. The city is going from strength to strength – and your career here could be doing the same.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) information

Find the latest information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on both the Health Service Executive’s website and the official Irish government website. The government has advised against all inessential travel. Please see the Department of Foreign Affairs for the latest updates. The public are being asked to stay at home as much as possible to slow the spread of the virus. Cultural attractions (including galleries & museums), non-essential retail outlets, pubs/bars are closed un

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Opportunities in your industry

Since returning to positive growth in 2011, the Irish economy continues to gain momentum, a trend reflected in the strong performance of the labour market. There was an annual increase in employment nationally of 3.4% or 74,100 in the year to the second quarter of 2018 (Source: CSO). In Dublin and the mid-east, the number of jobs in FDI companies rose by 14% in 2018 (Source: IDA); employment is forecast to continue to grow strongly to 2030. Accompanying this increase in employment is a growing need for talent. There are plenty of opportunities for people with various particular skills. Ireland’s Skills and Labour Market Research Unit (SLMRU) has identified skills shortages in the

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Work Stories

Spotlighting the diversity and wealth of talent in Dublin, we tell stories of how the city goes about its work.

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GoFundMe announces 10 jobs at Dublin office as demand surges

Crowdfunding platform GoFundMe has announced plans to hire 10 people at its Dublin office as it experiences increased demand. At a time of great uncertainty with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, crowdfunding platform GoFundMe has announced plans to create 10 jobs at its Dublin office. The company said it will hire across three of its Ireland-based teams, with roles in customer care, trust and safety, and payments. It added that since the company opened its Dublin office four years ago, the platform has seen more than €9bn donated to different causes around the world.


After opening a second office, HubSpot wants to expand remote working options

After announcing 450 new jobs recently, HubSpot is preparing to ‘lean in’ on remote working. The US marketing software company announced the recruitment drive, which will be carried out over the space of the next three years, at its new Dublin office that complements its existing space in the Docklands. The roles will be in engineering, marketing, sales and customer support and based in the two offices or elsewhere remotely in the country. Of the company’s 3,300 workforce globally, around 300 work remotely, Christian Kinnear, managing director for Europe, Middle East and Africa, told Fora. “In EMEA, we are behind on that. We haven’t leaned into remote as much yet but (last week’s) announcement was a step along that path. We’re taking a committed step to moving into remote strategy as well as office-based.” While remote working has been a facet of HubSpot for some time, its announcement happens to come around the same time that companies are evaluating their remote work capabilities in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. As of this writing, there are 21 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the Republic of Ireland.


7 Irish start-ups leading the way in the future of work

We look at seven Irish start-ups that are focusing on the future of work, from disrupting how healthcare professionals run clinics to helping freelancers find work. As people around the world face “the remote working revolution no one wanted”, this week we’re taking a look at seven of Enterprise Ireland’s high potential start-ups (HPSUs) focusing on the future of work, to highlight that there is more to consider than just working remotely.