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(...)

Independent career adviser Ronan Kennedy says millenials need to  develop their skills and experience beyond their qualification. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

For the third year in a row, graduates who are about to embark on a job hunt have reason to hope. Of course, some industries are stronger than others(...)

Alan Hayes studied three years of civil engineering for a level 7 degree and is in his last of two years studying structural engineering at level 8

Deciding on a postgraduate course can be massively confusing. Unlike in school, where there’s no end of advice from parents, teachers and guidance co(...)

Students at NUI Galway, which offers conversion course options allowing graduates to “convert” their skills to a new industry or profession.  Photograph: Patrick Henehan

Postgraduate courses traditionally focus on helping graduates specialise in their chosen fields to gain an edge in the jobs market. But over th(...)

Generally, graduates from other EU countries can access the same subsidies, loans, grants and supports as local students

According to the latest figures from Eurostat on student mobility, 13.3 per cent of Irish students study in another European country. Ireland was rank(...)