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.
The real question is – why wouldn’t you? Learn more about Dublin’s robust jobs market, its world-leading business culture and wide range of education opportunities. The world’s top players in finance, tech, professional services, science and health have made their home here. They’re taking advantage of a welcoming
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
Organising flights, wrapping things up at home, saying goodbye to friends and family. It’s a big ask to move for work. Thankfully, moving to Dublin is relatively straightforward. This brief guide looks at immigration requirements, assessing your new salary and opening a bank account, registering for tax and social security, and transferring your qualifications.
Dublin Speed Networking for Business Professionals
Dublin Speed Networking for Business Professionals - Business Relationships one table at a time.
Speed Networking works a lot like 'Speed Dating' without the 'Dating'. A structured opportunity to meet accomplished professionals just like yourself, face to face, one business professional at time. Whether you are an entrepreneur, small business owner, legal or medical professional, in the finance, real estate or entertainment industry - our events offer the perfect occasion to expand your business, social or enterprise contacts. All in a setting and speed - just your style.
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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition
National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition - New approaches and technology have been introduced in recent years that have created significant organisational and process improvements. The aim of the conference is to showcase such innovative approaches and to disseminate the cutting edge research that underpins them.
The conference will be of interest to senior management, established practising engineers and researchers together with those that are much earlier in their careers. Delegates have registered from leading food, pharmaceutical, medical, chemical, electro
National Power Summit 2020 is a forum for the industry to discuss the main issues and strategies for transformation within the changing electricity landscape. Ireland has successfully advanced the transformation of its energy sector over the past few years. We hold the highest share of wind in electricity generation of all the International Energy Agency member countries.
Our electricity system is capable of accommodating up to 65% of instantaneous variable generation at any given time which is testimony to the success of innovation in the sector. Ireland has also improved its energy securi
Citigroup, a US bank which employs around 2,500 people in Dublin, is set to announce hundreds of new jobs in the capital as part of a major global hiring plan. The multinational company confirmed it plans to recruit 2,500 programmers this year across its unit which houses traders and investment bankers. Citigroup, which already employs 23,000 technology specialists globally, said the new roles will be filled across a number of its most important locations, including London, New York, Shanghai, Toronto, Tel Aviv, Pune and Chennai in India, Florida and Dublin. A spokeswoman told the Sunday Independent that the banking giant expects hundreds of the new roles to be based in Dublin. She added that the business had not yet produced an exact breakdown of the jobs per country. According to Citigroup, the new technologists will be hired in its Institutional Clients Group business. They will be expected to develop applications and technology solutions that support pricing, trade processing, risk management and electronic trading for millions of trades daily. Technologists will also develop applications that help process transactions and overhaul the bank's global payments processing infrastructure.
Dublin start-up Sweepr secures investment from Amazon Alexa Fund
Amazon has invested in Irish start-up Sweepr, which offers a solution to help customers resolve technical issues through voice assistants, easing the pressure on traditional customer care channels.
Dublin-founded start-up Sweepr announced that the Amazon Alexa Fund has joined its recently completed $9m Series A round as a strategic investor. Launched in 2017, Sweepr is a contextually adaptive technical support platform for connected homes. The platform enables consumer service providers and connected product manufacturers to transform how they offer technical support, enabling customers to resolve issues without calling customer care.
Irish Services Sector Expands faster in Dec as Brexit worries ease
Ireland's services sector grew at the fastest pace in six months in December amid a burst of business confidence that a number of firms linked to reduced Brexit uncertainty, a survey showed on Monday.
A slowdown in manufacturing activity in the European Union's fastest-growing economy had threatened to spread to the services sector in October as seven years of uninterrupted growth weakened to a near standstill.
However, the AIB IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for services rebounded for a second successive month to 55.9 from 53.7 in November, comfortably above the 50 mark that separates growth from contraction.