Posted on Leave a comment

Midlandjobs – Selling our region in the Midst of a Cost of Living Crisis

It’s only a mere 10 years since the Midlands was considered the “poor relation” of Irish employment and economic growth. The post financial crash era saw the then Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton put in place the National Action Plan for Jobs programme.  Fortunately, the local authorities in the Midlands followed his lead with some… Continue reading »

Posted on Leave a comment

We’ve Improved our Job Alert Options

  It’s often said about careers that there are many job titles and fields of expertise now in 2022 that didn’t even exist five years ago, much less 10 years ago. Work, careers, business, science, engineering, technology – all of these arenas are changing and modernising fast. As a local service to job-seekers and employers… Continue reading »

Posted on Leave a comment

Generation Apprenticeship Listings – Free For Employers

Leaving cert results are due to be released on 3rd of September.  This will be a big day for many young people across the Midlands. For many there will be the tried and tested academic track to the achievement of career goals. However there is another tried and tested route to career achievement – Apprenticeships. … Continue reading »

Posted on Leave a comment

Midlands Engenuity Careers – Post 1

The Covid 19 pandemic has presented many challenges for young people grappling with career choices. Not least the questions of; “What can I do that will allow me to make a living during future lockdowns? How can I make my career recession-proof? Are there any careers which will allow me to live and work in… Continue reading »

Posted on Leave a comment

Midlandjobs Adds Field for “Key Competencies” in Job Listings

To highlight the importance of competencies in the recruitment process, the Midlandjobs.ie website has now uniquely had a new field to our job listings screen, especially for Key Competencies. We strongly encourage employers to consider using competency based recruitment techniques in 2021. Of course skills will always be important for securing a job anywhere. And… Continue reading »

Posted on Leave a comment

What Work Perks Should Employers Offer Irish Candidates?

Working in the Midlands

Work perks are quickly becoming a crucial part of attracting the very best candidates to your roles. Yes everyone loves a competitive salary, open-plan city-centre offices and plenty of holidays – but companies are being forced to get inventive with perks to make their business the place to be for inspired, young applicants. So, what… Continue reading »

Posted on Leave a comment

Mullingar e-Working Centre

Are you commuting long distances and would like to work closer to home? Westmeath County Council has provided remote working facilities in the historic Governor’s House, adjacent to the Council Offices on Mount Street, Mullingar. Comfortable work space is available with both Wi-Fi and plug-in broadband provided.  The e-Working Centre is suitable for both employees or… Continue reading »

Posted on Leave a comment

Joint Recruitment Channel Option – Midlandjobs & Topic Newspapers

MidlandJobs.ie  and Topic Newspapers are delighted to announce a unique pairing of their respective recruitment ad services to offer a one-off joined-up option to our respective customers. This unique pairing offers the benefits of both print and online media to the customers of both companies. In an era when media audiences are increasingly fragmented, this… Continue reading »

Posted on Leave a comment

Job Skill & Education Fair – Friday May 17th

Minister Bruton to deliver address at the Jobs, Skills & Education Fair & Idea Generation Bootcamp Friday 17th May in Mount Lucas Training Centre, Derrycricket, Daingean, Co. Offaly from 10am – 2pm. Another great opportunity for local Midland Job-seekers to meet local employers face-to-face and talk to them about their local opportunities. For full details check… Continue reading »

Posted on Leave a comment

Introducing the Midlandjobs “Best Places to Work” Package

The newly redesigned Midlandjobs website offers our employers a unique opportunity to really sell their Midlands based employment. The uploadable areas of the site, such as the Company Profile and the Job Post area allows employers to add promotional material such as picture files and video. Pictures tell a thousand words, video sells a whole… Continue reading »