Courses.ie

Careers Unlimited Acquires Courses.ie

Careers Unlimited has acquired Courses.ie. The company now intends to develop Courses.ie into a national portal, listing courses of all description, to complement its network of courses and training websites.   Courses.ie has been in existence for more than ten years and provided listings of classes and courses run by colleges nationwide.

Careers Unlimited’s Beth Rees, said “We’re very pleased to have acquired Courses.ie. We have an exciting development plan in place for our website brands; Courses.ie will now form the umbrella group of the Careers Unlimited network of courses websites and will help position our brands as the leading source of students inquiries in Ireland for 2017”.

Careers Unlimited operates the following websites:

Nightcourses.com
Corporatetraining.ie
Postgrad.ie
Gotocollege.ie

The courses and training websites are free to the public and aim to connect prospective students with course providers.

“We launched the original courses websites in Ireland, with the launch of Nightcourses.com back in 2000. While it seems a long time ago, we’re now more committed than ever to providing quality student inquiries to colleges and course providers. Our expansion plans for the first quarter of 2017 will place Careers Unlimited, Nightcourses.com and Courses.ie as the most cost-effective way to recruit students in Ireland”, said Rees.

Careers Unlimited is based at Castleforbes House, Dublin 1.

More information:

Beth Rees
T: (01) 5311 280
E: office@careers.ie

Jobs Expo Cork

Meet leading employers at Jobs Expo Cork on Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Ireland’s leading employment and careers fair, Jobs Expo, returns to Cork on 16 November. Taking place at the Clayton Hotel Silver Springs, Jobs Expo Cork features a fantastic range of job opportunities. Exhibitors recruiting at the event come from a variety of sectors including technology, pharmaceutical, customer service, education, emergency services, healthcare, investment and retail.

“Whether you’re looking for your first job, returning to work, or keen on a new challenge, there will be something for you at Jobs Expo Cork,” says organiser Bronagh Cotter of Careers Unlimited.

Both Irish and multinational companies are taking part in Jobs Expo Cork. Exhibitors include the National Ambulance Service, PhoneWatch, Laya Healthcare, Aspira, Sanofi and BNY Mellon. The Government of the Isle of Man will also be there, highlighting the variety of career opportunities on the island.

Jobs Expo Cork also has a specialist area dedicated to STEM jobs. The STEM Sector hosts some of the most prestigious international as well as national employers in science, technology, engineering, and medicine. Exhibitors taking part include pharmaceutical giants Alkermes and Sanofi, cutting edge tech firm ArtofUs and international IT specialists Aspira in addition to the innovative start-up HiUp.

“At Jobs Expo Cork there are opportunities for graduates, school leavers, highly skilled and unemployed people, as well as anyone thinking of changing careers or upskilling,” says Bronagh.

In addition to companies recruiting at the event, there will be a series of talks from industry insiders at Jobs Expo’s Seminar Zone. Speakers include the National Ambulance Service, who will give a seminar on careers opportunities in the emergency services. Geoff Brown of Hourglass Education will discuss common misconception about teaching in the UK. US Immigration Attorney Caro Kinsella also returns to Jobs Expo and will explain how getting a working visa to the States is not as hard as you might think.

Finally, the very popular Career Clinic returns. Over the course of the day, jobseekers will be able to meet one-on-one with career development coaches. The coaches will offer expert professional development advice and help jobseekers land their dream job. The Career Clinic is free of charge to all attendees.

WHAT’S ON

Exhibitors

Companies recruiting at Jobs Expo Cork November 2016 represent a diverse number of industries such as teaching, IT, wealth management, healthcare, sales and customer services as well as specialist recruitment firms. Exhibitors taking part in Jobs Expo Cork include:

Alkermes; ArtofUs; Aspira; BCS Sales Recruitment; BNY Mellon; CareBright; Cope Foundation; Cork Chamber of Commerce; Department of Social Protection; Fluirse Education Solutions; FIT; HiUp; Hourglass Education; Innopharma College of Applied Sciences; Isle of Man Government; Laya Healthcare; McGee Pharma International; National Ambulance Services; Nightcourses; Oriel High School; PE Global; PhoneWatch; Sanofi; SOLAS; US Immigration Attorney Caro Kinsella; Virtual Expos; Zevas and more…

Career Clinic

Expert career advice will be on offer at Job Expo’s Career Clinic. Attendees can avail of free one-on-one advice on issues such as interview skills and CV preparation, as well as career guidance from some of Ireland’s best-known career and personal development coaches.

Seminar Zone

The Seminar Zone offers talks from industry professionals. Topics covered at this Jobs Expo Cork includes teaching in the UK and working in frontline services as well as immigrating to the USA. The Seminar Zone is free-of-charge to all attendees on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Attending Jobs Expo 2016

Jobs Expo is the leading jobs and careers event in Ireland and is free-of-charge to the public. Jobs Expo is run by Careers Unlimited, a Dublin-based online and events company and organised by BCS Sales Recruitment. Due to the event’s popularity, places are limited. Anyone wishing to attend is advised to register to ensure admission and avoid queues. Register now at www.jobsexpo.ie/visitors/register

JOBS EXPO CORK

Date: Wednesday 16 November 2016

Time: 11am – 4pm

Location: Clayton Hotel Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

Entrance fee: FREE

Full details at: http://www.jobsexpo.ie/

Bronagh Cotter
Jobs Expo 2016
Tel:
 (01) 5311 280 / 0872679047
Email: bronagh@careers.ie
Web: 
www.jobsexpo.ie