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150k New Digital Jobs to be created in Ireland.

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150K new digital jobs are expected to be created over the next 2-3 years. Despite significant graduate supply and a number of job seekers with IT skills (many of whom, given the comparatively high turnover estimates, are likely to be only in frictional unemployment), shortages of IT skills continue to exist. IT skills are in […]

The hottest sectors for Jobs in Ireland and links to courses

The National Skills Bulletin is the eleventh in an annual series of Jobs in Ireland reports produced by the Skills and Labour Market Research Unit (SLMRU) in SOLAS on behalf of the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN). The Bulletin provides an overview of the Irish labour market at occupational level, by examining a […]

Most difficult to fill Jobs in Ireland and training courses

The most recent SOLAS Skills and Labour Market Research Unit (SLMRU) survey of Recruitment Agencies reveals an increase in the number of difficult to fill jobs in Ireland. A significant majority of all difficult to fill mentions were  professional occupations (IT professionals, engineers, accountants, etc.), however, an increasing number of  non-professional roles were mentioned as difficult […]

QQI Progression to Higher Education

The Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS) gives learners the opportunity to use their QQI Level 5 or 6 major award to apply, through the CAO, for a place in the first year of a higher education programme. Universities, Institutes of Technology and some independent Higher Education Institutions offer places through HELS, but in slightly different ways. Universities […]

IT Specialists Career and eLearning Course Training Guide

Introduction This IT Specialists Career and eLearning Course Training Guide aims to provide you with general guidance on career trends and training opportunities in IT. Job Prospects In Ireland Recent research by Forfás has highlighted the number of job advertisements in the IT sector and science, engineering and technology technicians. The report showed that 31% […]