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Sean Breen, Director & Chief Biscuit Dunker
25 Dec 2018 | News

🎄🎅 COMPETITION WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT! €100 Leap Card Voucher 🎅🎄Firstly on behalf of the entire team at JobAlert we would like to thank everyone who entered into our leap card voucher competition. The response was just fantastic right across the country and your support is greatly appreciated.With ...

Most Wonderful Time for a Change

Posted: 22 Dec 2018

Category: General

Pamela Doyle, Director & Ideation Manager
22 Dec 2018 | General

One of the busiest times for Job Hunting is during the Christmas break, when a lot of people reflect on their careers and achievements or lack of them in the previous year. They may stayed in their current position up to now, as they waited for the Christmas bonus and with a few days off they'r...

Pamela Doyle, Director & Ideation Manager
21 Dec 2018 | News

Minister Doherty Introduces Significant Change to Jobseeker’s Benefit for Workers in Seasonal, Casual and Part-time EmploymentFriday, 21 December 2018: The Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty TD, today announced that she was updating and changing regulations regardi...

Sean Breen, Director & Chief Biscuit Dunker
21 Dec 2018 | News

Budget 2019: changes to National minimum wageThe national minimum wage will increase from €9.55 per hour to €9.80 per hour (from 1 January 2019).RulesCalculating the hourly rateUnder Section 20 of the National Minimum Wage Act 2000, the basic method of calculation is to divide the gross pay by the t...

Athar Jamil, Director & Chief Thinker
20 Dec 2018 | News

Many companies have chosen Ireland as a place to set up a European base of operations or even their EMEA headquarters. These are just some of the firms hiring right now. FacebookOpened in 2009 as Facebook’s international headquarters, Dublin has transformed from a small landing team of 30, growing t...

Pamela Doyle, Director & Ideation Manager
18 Dec 2018 | General

As confirmed in Budget 2019 a Christmas Bonus of 100% was paid in the first week of December 2018 to long term welfare recipients, approximately 900,000 recipients costing an estimated €265 million.Meanwhile PAYE and Self-Employed workers who get up every morning to keep the country running are stil...

Pamela Doyle, Director & Ideation Manager
18 Dec 2018 | General

As the Christmas Exams come to an end, students doing their Junior or Leaving Certs in 2019 may already be thinking about their choices ahead and this includes decisions about continuing on education to College or taking up an Apprenticeship Opportunity. But are we talking our kids out of “Trades”?W...

Pamela Doyle, Director & Ideation Manager
17 Dec 2018 | News

As unemployment rates drop and employers struggle to recruit for specific roles across the Nation, we take a look at unemployment blackspots, industries impacted and employment schemes being implemented throughout the country.So, we’ve come a long way from the 15% unemployment rate at the height of ...

Posted: 17 Dec 2018

Category: News

Many US companies have chosen Ireland as a place to set up a European base of operations or even their EMEA headquarters. These are just some of the firms hiring right now.Ireland is lucky in that it has become a darling in the eyes of US tech firms. Some of the most revered tech companies in the US...

Posted: 14 Dec 2018

Category: News

Dublin operation to act as central hub for Barclays’ activities across Europe.UK bank Barclays is to double its Irish workforce to 300 by the end of 2019.The bank has opened a new 37,000 sq ft property on Molesworth Street where 150 staff are currently based.‘Companies based in the UK want to retain...

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