Postdoctoral research opportunity with Met Éireann
Sarah McIntosh
Met Éireann is searching for a three-year research and infrastructure support for the newly established Irish Soil Moisture Observation Network, writes Sarah McIntosh.
29 November 2023 Education
Agri Careers: Meath student’s poem scoops 'From Foal to Race' prize
Ruth Shanley has been named the winner of Agri Aware’s transition year equine programme for her writing about the impact horses had on her growing up, writes Sarah McIntosh.
29 November 2023 Careers
Agri Careers: course shows dairy farmers are keen to build knowledge
A group of Tirlán milk suppliers has completed the Sustainable Farming Academy at University College Cork, which focuses on environmental management and sustainable development, writes Sarah McIntosh.
Strong labour market reported for recent graduates
The national analysis of higher education graduate outcomes in Ireland shows a strong labour market for recent graduates, writes Sarah McIntosh.
25 November 2023 Education
Dairy diversions: the different careers paths in the sector
To mark Dairy Day, run by the Irish Farmers Journal, Sarah McIntosh outlines the different career pathways and opportunities available in the sector.
24 November 2023 Careers
Increase in available jobs, but difficulty filling roles
Results of the Irish Farmers Journal agri jobs survey show that the headcount in companies has increased by 58%, but 75% of HR managers are finding it difficult to fill roles, writes Sarah McIntosh.
22 November 2023 Agri jobs
Top tips for CV preparation and interview success
Sarah Buckley, HR manager at the Irish Farmers Journal, outlines her top five tips to help you make your CV stand out and maximise your chances of success in the jobs market.
22 November 2023 Agri jobs
Current employment market insights
Market insights on the current employment trends that can be seen across the agri-food sector from specialists in the hiring field.
22 November 2023 Agri jobs
Promoting inclusion and diversity in businesses
Companies across the industry are implementing specific strategies to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Sarah McIntosh spoke to Aldi about its Women in Leadership programme.
22 November 2023 Agri jobs
Gender pay gap: lower salary expectations among female students
The Irish Farmers Journal student survey has shown female students studying agricultural science are expecting to earn lower salaries compared to male students, writes Sarah McIntosh.
22 November 2023 Agri jobs
Industry movers and shakers
In this new series, Sarah McIntosh outlines new appointments in the agri-food industry, highlighting working professionals making moves and shaking things up.
22 November 2023 News
Young global innovators win James Dyson Award
The international design award has announced three global winners who will each receive €34,000 to support the next stages of their innovations, writes Sarah McIntosh.
18 November 2023 Education