Mark Mitchell

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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(...)

In addition to the traditional soft skills and competencies that employers seek – such as communication, leadership, and teamwork skills – there is an increasing emphasis on newer intangible skills, such as ‘design thinking’. Photograph: iStock

For a recent graduate, the move from academic to professional life can be daunting. A nine-to-five lifestyle is a far cry from college days, and can b(...)

Mark Mitchell of Gradireland said it was another big year for the awards with 117 submissions in the judged awards categories

Deloitte was the big winner at the Gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards ceremony in Dublin’s Mansion House, with the company winning best graduate (...)

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(...)

There has been an 18 per cent increase in the size of graduate intakes over the past 12 months. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images
The jobs market: jungle or cruise?

Graduates who finished their Leaving Cert four or five years ago had reason to be glum. Ireland was in the throes of a recession and there were far mo(...)

Winner of the Graduate Employer of the Year category, the team from EY, led by Caroline McAniff. Photograph: Paul Kelly/Studio 3

EY was the big winner at the gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards ceremony in Dublin’s Mansion House last Thursday, with the financial consultancy (...)

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(...)

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