As we inch ever closer to summer and tough out the June heatwave, temperatures aren’t the only thing heating up across Ireland! So, too, are career prospects in a huge number of sectors.
From nursing, to hospitality, to tech and many more, several big industries have companies hitting the road this summer to source out the best possible recruits. Below are some key dates for upcoming recruitment events and job fairs where you can meet with some of the nation’s top employers;
Recruitment Open Day for Mental Health Nurses
WHEN: Saturday, 25th June 2022
WHERE: Sheraton Athlone Hotel
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: If you are a Mental Health Nurse looking for a new venture, plenty of doors will be opened for you by attending this event in Athlone, where new recruits will be sought by Dublin’s Saint John of God’s Hospital. On the day, you’ll get a chance to hear about the many openings across diverse clinical settings, meet some of the hospital’s nursing team, and hear about the opportunities for career development there. You can also avail of an interview on the day so don’t forget to bring a copy of your CV!
Killarney Brewing Recruitment Day
WHEN: Monday, June 27th 2022
WHERE: Killarney Brewing & Distilling Company, Killalee, Fossa
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Killarney Brewing & Distillery Co’s beautiful new premises in Fossa will soon be up and running – the only thing left is to secure enough staff to bring the business to its full potential! Once opened, the space will serve as Ireland’s largest independently owned co-located brewery, distillery and visitor centre, with its very own restaurant and bar. At this Recruitment Day, attendees will be able to discover and apply for jobs across all areas of the business. Roles will include all types of food and beverage positions, chefs of all grades, retail team members and brand ambassadors. Entry to the event is free, but registration is advised due to limited spaces available.
St John of God’s Dublin South East Open Evening
WHEN: Tuesday, 28th June 2022
WHERE: St John of God, 111 Upper Glenageary Road Upper, Dunlaoghaire, Co. Dublin
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: St John of God’s, who were named one of Sunday Independent’s Best Employers of 2021, have a number of vacancies available in their Dublin South East branch. Their Adult Day Services require new instructors and healthcare workers. If you think one of these roles could suit you, why not pop along to this event, where there’ll be opportunity for walk-in interviews and communication workshops?
Mayo Employer Roadshow
WHEN: Tuesday, 28th June 2022
WHERE: Breaffy House Hotel, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: The Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board are hosting this event to showcase the various resources they’ve made available for local businesses, which may be of particular use during this spike of recruitment drives that we’re seeing in the wake of the ‘Great Resignation’. Employers attending on the day can learn more about enterprise resources, upskilling & training, apprenticeships, funding supports and sustainability.
WomenHack Networking Event
WHEN: Thursday, 30th June 2022
WHERE: Location TBC upon invitation
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: This invite-only event is the first of its kind for Dublin, but has been rolled out successfully in many other cities worldwide. The WomenHack team have put their own spin on the speed-dating format, with all their events centering around rapid, 5-minute interviews. During the brief interviews, attendees get the chance to meet with local companies and employers face-to-face, to get an insider’s perspective on exciting new technologies and projects within their industry and, most importantly, it’s a great opportunity to network with fellow women in tech. Food and beverages are also provided!