UCC Springboard Courses Re-Energise Careers

Graduates of the Springboard+ adult education course have their lives “transformed” by the skills and expertise they acquire over their year-long programme, according to Dr Séamus Ó Tuama, Director of Adult Continuing Education at UCC. Dr Ó Tuama says the Springboard+ initiative has helped countless people restart or re-energise their careers. “I have seen graduates […]

CIF Encourages A Future In Construction For Students

“The construction industry is recovering strongly and is worth more than €14 billion to the Irish economy. So there are plenty of high quality careers in the sector, stated Tom Parlon, Director General of the CIF.  In fact, applications for construction related courses have been on the rise for the past number of years, reflecting […]

Women Urged To Favour ‘Portfolio Career’ Over Career Ladder

Irish women should forget about a neat linear progression up a career ladder and instead focus on maximising their flexibility and multi-tasking skills to carve out a portfolio career. That was the message delivered by Julie O’Neill at a special event held in Dublin on Tuesday evening to celebrate International Women’s Day. The event in […]

Engineers Ireland calls on industry in Tipperary to get involved in Engineers Week 2014

Week designed to highlight the opportunities a career in engineering can offer Engineers Week, an annual campaign to promote engineering as a career and emphasise the importance of the profession to Ireland, is taking place from February 9 to 15, 2014. The next Engineers Week, themed ‘Engineers – at the heart of our community’, will highlight […]