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In an increasingly competitive jobs market, it is always worth considering what will set you apart from other graduates. Photograph: Getty

The Irish labour market was in a very healthy place before Covid-19 hit last year. The unemployment rate had fallen to 4.7 per cent in the fourth quar(...)

Be positive – there are opportunities out there. Photograph: iStock

Things changed fast. At the start of the year, students reasonably expected to graduate into a world full of job opportunities. But then coronavirus h(...)

Most internships are proper programmes and viewed as part of a vital talent pipeline.
Time to choose: job or internship?

A job or an internship? The choice is narrowing. In recent years, with the economy close to full employment, graduates took up internships as a way of(...)

Anyone who can speak a foreign language, particularly if they also have sales, business or IT skills, can more or less take their pick of jobs. Photograph: iStock

Some graduates can’t get out of college fast enough. They run out through the gates and into the independent adult world of rent, bills, responsibilit(...)

The 13th gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards were held in partnership with the Association of Higher Education Careers Services for 550 of the country’s graduate recruiters, industry stakeholders and talent specialists.

Musgrave was one of the biggest winners at the gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards ceremony in Dublin’s Mansion House. The food and retail compa(...)

Millennials entering today’s workplaces want to work for diverse firms with a mix of ethnicities, social backgrounds, gender and sexuality. Photograph: iStock

The days of grateful serfs thanking the all-powerful boss for a lump of coal at Christmas are long gone. With the economy continuing to grow, graduate(...)

In a variety of industries, it’s now almost an expectation that job applicants will have accrued at least some experience, and internships have become a controversial part of this mix. Photograph: iStock

Education takes long enough, with most of us now spending at least two decades of our lives in education by the time we get through school, college an(...)

The Insight Centre for Data Analytics.

Our attitude to science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) has completely transformed over the past decade. As the last recession started to bi(...)

In construction there are opportunities for people with skills ranging from bricklaying to architecture and quantity surveying. Photograph:  Colin Keegan

There’s never been a better time for graduates to stay in Ireland. Job prospects at home, in both the private and public sectors, have not been this g(...)

There are excellent opportunities for the current crop of graduates. Photograph: iStockphoto

The class of 2010 can only look on in quiet rage: more than 75 per cent of employers plan to give their staff pay rises this year, according to a rece(...)

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