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TUS named Ireland's first ADHD friendly University
Sarah McIntosh
Technological University of Shannon (TUS), has been certified by ADHD Ireland as a university that’s inclusive of neurodiversity, writes Sarah McIntosh
Agri Careers: pathways into working in Ireland's healthcare system
10 April 2024 Careers
Agri Careers: pathways into working in Ireland's healthcare system
With an acute shortage of carers and healthcare professionals across Ireland, there has never been such a need to attract and retain talent in the sector, writes Sarah McIntosh.
Agri Careers: do you know your employment health entitlements?
10 April 2024 Careers
Agri Careers: do you know your employment health entitlements?
There are several treatment health benefits that come with paying PRSI, but most people don’t avail of them. Sarah McIntosh lists the ways your can get your money back.
Providing students with the relevant skills needed in today’s workforce
FET Skills Box will help up to 500,000 students across the country access new supports that will help raise awareness around the diverse career choices through FET, writes Sarah McIntosh.
6 April 2024 News
Agri Careers: training wait times are causing frustration
Learning is being disrupted for apprentices as 3,600 have been waiting longer than six months for their off-the-job training, writes Sarah McIntosh.
3 April 2024 Education
Systemic barriers experienced by autistic people
A new report launched by AsIAm highlights the systemic barriers experienced by autistic people accessing education and the workplace, writes Sarah McIntosh.
2 April 2024 Education
Agri Careers: industry movers and shakers
After another busy month of movement across the agri jobs sector, we take a look at who has been making moves and shaking things up, writes Sarah McIntosh.
27 March 2024 Recruitment
Agri Careers: business smart, carbon smart
From products that protect grain and feed, to technologies that optimise feed mill efficiency, Adesco is a family business focused on enhancing sustainable food production, writes Sarah McIntosh.
27 March 2024 Careers
ESB Networks seeking electrical apprentices
Apprentices are set to play a crucial role in ensuring Ireland has the necessary skills and expertise to deliver net zero strategy, according to ESB Networks, writes Sarah McIntosh.
25 March 2024 Careers
Agri Careers: 21% decline in students selecting agriculture on their CAO
The Central Applications Office has released its 2024 application data, revealing a 21% decline in the number of students selecting agriculture as their first preferences, writes Sarah McIntosh.
20 March 2024 Careers
AgTech, an emerging sector for employment
Advancements in Agtech and new innovations has led to increased efficiency, productivity and sustainability in the sector. Sarah McIntosh speaks to three experts on employment opportunities.
20 March 2024 Careers
High flying job opportunities in agri sector
There are currently a number of large companies in the sector seeking applicants for senior roles, writes Sarah McIntosh.
16 March 2024 Careers