Financial services giant Fidelity Investments is to create 200 new jobs in Dublin and Galway involving a diverse mix of technology, back office operations and enterprise services skills.
The IDA Ireland-backed investment will see new employees – ranging from entry-level to management positions – join highly integrated global teams providing finance, treasury, HR and end-user computing services.
“Ireland is a proven market in which Fidelity can continue to develop a vital part of our increasingly global organisation,” said Travis Carpico, president of Fidelity Investments Ireland…
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Fast food giant McDonald’s is to create 700 jobs across the country over the next three years. The organisation announced plans for a 20 million euro investment in its Irish operations between now and the end of 2015, which will include the opening of 12 new restaurants. Junior minister for jobs John Perry welcomed the … Continue reading »
The B.C. Construction Association (BCCA) has returned from its second trip to Ireland this year to recruit tradespeople, which involved a side trip to Scotland to examine the apprenticeship training system. “It was a fabulous trip. We had a good reception from the media in the first few days,” said Abigail Fulton, vice-president of the … Continue reading »
TWO firms have given one county a 200-jobs boost, but 60 were lost when a company went into liquidation after seven decades in business. Call centre provider Voxpro and meat processor Kepak made the announcement of 200 new positions for Cork. And 50 jobs are to be created by Europcar with the opening of new … Continue reading »
Discount retailer Dealz will open 10 new stores across Ireland, creating 300 jobs. The company, which began trading a year ago, said it would mean an investment of close to €3 million in the economy. The stores will be opened in its next financial year, which begins next April. The company has already opened 20 … Continue reading »
Global pharmaceutical and healthcare company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has reversed a decision to shut a plant run by one of its subsidiaries, saving over 100 jobs. The Stiefel facility in Co Sligo will remain open with an investment of €10m and initially retaining 120 of the 180 staff. It had been due to close next year… … Continue reading »
Up to 760 jobs are to be cut by a major engineering company in the North, it was announced today. FG Wilson, which is part of the international Caterpillar corporation, said the losses are part of measures to make the business more efficient and … Irish Times http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2012/0913/breaking20.html Envoyé via Flipboard Envoyé de mon iPad
Ireland’s largest privately-owned transport company, College Freight, has announced it has decided to cease trading, with almost 400 people set to lose their jobs. The firm operates as Target Express and employs 390 staff. Target Express was started by County Fermanagh man Seamus McBrien, and had depots in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and … Continue reading »
AS THE recession bit, the sight of hundreds of people queuing outside Cork city’s dole office on Hanover Quay, the queue snaking around the corner, over Parliament Bridge, and down Wandsford Quay, became a national symbol of the depth of the jobs crisis facing the nation. The queue was at its longest between 2009 and … Continue reading »
Most counties and cities are above the national average. Limerick City leads this dismal table with over 28 percent reporting unemployment, followed by Donegal and Waterford City. It’s a pretty grim state when the city or county you live in, more than one-in-four are unemployed. But the Census also provides a look at smaller … Continue reading »
Government statisticians say Ireland’s unemployment rate has risen to an 18-year high of 14.9 per cent, underscoring the country’s struggle to stimulate its economy amid debt fears and austerity pressures. via Sky News: Irish unemployment hits 14.9 per cent. Unemployment rate (To April 12012) — Number of women joining dole queues double that of men … Continue reading »