Updated: 29/03/18 : 06:01:10
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2,500 jobseekers expected at Intreo Careers Fair in Dublin Castle today

At least 2,500 jobseekers are expected to attend the 5th annual Intreo Careers Fair at the Printworks Conference Centre, Dublin Castle today which runs from 10.00am to 3.30pm.  The Careers Fair is organised by the Department of Employment Affairs & Social Protection.

Over 50 exhibitors will take part, primarily employers seeking to fill vacancies in their organisations, offering roles in construction, sales, hospitality, healthcare, retail and accounting among others. Some 300 different types of roles are available across a range of experience levels and occupations including the Public Appointments Service.

There will also be lots of advice on training, upskilling and job search supports available throughout the day. Jobseekers will be able to avail of one to one personalised professional career and job searching advice from HR and recruitment specialists. 40 professional career coaches will be offering 200 career coaching appointments during the day.  

Attendees can also avail of seminars running throughout the day on topics ranging from ‘Social Media Job Searching’ and ‘Accessing the Hidden Jobs Market’ to ‘Starting your own Business’, ‘Re-Entering the Jobs Market’ and ‘Careers in the Public Service’.

Visiting the Careers Fair, Employment Affairs & Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty, T.D. said:

“The Intreo Careers Fair at Dublin Castle is a key opportunity for jobseekers to meet with employers who are actively recruiting, to find out about jobs available and to plan a new career. It is a chance to meet employers face to face to find out what skills and roles they are currently looking for so jobseekers can best position themselves to avail of a greatly improved domestic jobs market."