Pointing you in the Right Direction
Finding the right job is an exciting and challenging task. Employment Services provides expert guidance and resources, with access to job vacancies, online CV profiling for employers from all over Europe, and effective CV-to-job matching at Jobs Ireland (freephone 1800 611 116).
The Jobseeker Directory offers invaluable aids such as an A-Z of Careers; Creating a CV Online; and Interview Tips, along with information on Work Permits; and Employment Rights. Jobseekers can also register at a local Employment Services Office or Local Employment Services Office for on-site information, guidance, referral and placement services.
Working and Training Abroad are exciting options; the EURES job mobility database provides access to job vacancies in 29 countries, as well as practical information such as necessary documentation.
FÁS offers dedicated services aimed at giving individuals an opportunity to participate in community life through community based work experience and training programmes. There are also Job Clubs where people can actively develop skills for job-hunting detailed in Communities.
Advancing your career can be as important as finding one. Employers also know that improving the knowledge and skills base through lifelong learning opportunities is vital for staff and company performance. FÁS aims to encourage education in the workplace and the improvement of skills for work, or 'upskilling', through its One Step Up initiative.
As a step along the way to finding a job, FÁS provides many training courses for jobseekers listed at Jobs Ireland. In addition, tailored training for Apprentices enables men and women to become craftspersons. Visit Training for the full range of courses for jobseekers and employees looking to progress their careers.
Information on jobs for people with disabilities or special needs, including Specialist Training Providers, as well as social inclusion programmes, such as Women Returning to Work, can be found at Equality and Inclusion.
To find out more about how to register with Employment Services, and to get help in matching the right job to your needs, contact your local Employment Services Office.