Employers seeking language skills at major jobs fair

Wednesday 17th February sees the return of the GRADchances Language Fair to the RDS Dublin, from 12 – 4pm. This event brings together some of Ireland’s largest and most influential employers who are currently recruiting students and graduates with languages. Lack of skills amongst graduate recruits is one of the biggest challenges facing recruiters today.

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Each of the attending companies are actively recruiting students with languages including; German, French, Portuguese, Russian, Mandarin, Japanese, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Polish, and many more. With hundreds of skilled jobs up for grabs, this is an event not to be missed!

According to the gradireland Salary and Graduate Recruitment Trends Survey 2015, fluency in a foreign language is the number one shortfall in hard skills among new recruits.  With increasing demand for students and graduates with languages, as well as an increase in overall graduate employment,  having a second language will put students ahead of the competition when it comes to job hunting.

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When speaking about the importance of languages in business, Sinéad D’Arcy, Head of Recruitment for the Jameson International Graduate Programme says; ’From an employer’s perspective, to build and deliver sustainable growth in the world of international business, multilingual graduates are a key asset to capitalise on opportunities for growth in overseas markets. Communicating in the local language can help break the ice, can lead to better working relationships and ultimately more business. Employers are increasingly conscious of this and as Irish businesses and multinationals located in Ireland do business with an ever increasing number of countries around the world there is a growing range of careers open to language graduates’.

This event is a prime opportunity for students and graduates with this highly sought after skill set to take the first step to getting their dream job. When speaking about the importance of events like GRADchances Language Fair, Director of gradireland, Mark Mitchell said, ‘Research shows that graduates with languages have very strong rates of employment. For example, 81 per cent of business graduates with a language fron Trinity College Dublin have a job, and these strong trends are mirrored in other universities around the country.’

Attendance to the GRADchances Language Fair is completely free to students who can register for tickets at languagefair.ie


Discover more about postgraduate study with Maynooth University

The gradireland team are all set and ready to go for Ireland’s National Further Study Fair which is taking place tomorrow, February 10th, in the RDS, Dublin. This is an unmissable event for students and graduates who want to explore their options with further study.

Did you know that Maynooth University is ranked #1 in Ireland for student experience? Meet the Maynooth University team tomorrow at the postgradireland Further Study Fair and discuss the postgraduate opportunities available at one of Ireland’s leading further study institutions. Check out some facts about Maynooth University below:

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If this has piqued your interest in further study with Maynooth University, meet their team tomorrow at the postgradireland Further Study Fair. Register now for free entry.


Don’t miss University College Cork at the postgradireland Further Study Fair

University College Cork (UCC) will be part of our Irish University Village at tomorrow’s postgradireland Further Study Fair. The Fair, which is Ireland’s National Further Study Fair, will see 77 further education institutions come together in the RDS, Dublin from 12.00 – 4.30.

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There are many reasons to choose UCC as your institution of further study, but did you know that UCC has been voted Best University in Ireland three times in one decade? Check out some other top facts about UCC below.

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If this has piqued your interest in studying with UCC, or any of the other institutions exhibiting, today is your last chance to register for free entry to the postgradireland Further Study Fair!


Discover more about postgraduate study with the University of Limerick

There’s just one day left until Ireland’s National Further Study Fair in the RDS Dublin. With 77 further education institutions exhibiting, this is an event not to be missed by students and graduates who are interested in finding out more about the opportunities available to them with postgraduate study in Ireland, the UK and Continental Europe.

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University of Limerick will be in attendance at this year’s Further Study Fair to chat to students about all of the postgraduate opportunities available with their institution. Did you know that the employment rate of UL graduates is 20% higher than the national average? Check out more about the University of Limerick below:

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Find out more about postgraduate study at the University of Limerick at the postgradireland Further Study Fair, Wednesday 10th February from 12 – 4.30pm in the RDS Dublin. Last chance to register at www.postgradfair.com


Will DCU be your university of choice for further study?

The postgradireland Further Study Fair will showcase over 70 different further study institutions from Ireland, the UK and beyond. The Fair is taking place this Wednesday, February 10, in the RDS, Dublin from 12.00 – 4.30pm.

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One of the new elements of the fair this year is the Irish University Village, which will showcase the different study options available in Ireland. One of the exhibitors in the Irish University Village is DCU – Ireland’s University of Enterprise.

Ahead of Wednesday, we’ve gathered together some facts for you that you might not have known about DCU…

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If you think DCU could be the university for you, make sure to come and meet with them at the postgradireland Further Study Fair – register now for free entry!


Discover more about postgraduate study with NUI Galway

postgradireland are giving students and graduates the opportunity to meet with more than 70 leading postgraduate providers this Wednesday 10th February from 12 – 4.30 pm in the RDS Dublin.

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This year we are really excited to have NUI Galway attending the postgradireland Further Study Fair to discuss the postgraduate opportunities available to students from all disciplines with their institution.

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If you are interested to speaking to the NUI Galway team directly about their postgraduate opportunities, register now for free entry to the postgradireland Further Study Fair.

Watch NUI Galway “Get The Edge” Postgraduate Study Video here and find out more here about why you should choose NUI Galway for your graduate studies.


Explore the postgraduate opportunities available with Trinity College Dublin

Ireland’s national further study fair will take place this Wednesday, 10th February, in the RDS, Dublin. This event will see over 70 further education institutions in attendance from Ireland, the UK and abroad, making it the country’s largest gathering of further study providers.

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This year Trinity College Dublin will be in attendance to discuss all of the postgraduate opportunities available to you with their institution. Our team have put together some information about Trinity College and what makes their institution unique.

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If you are interested in learning more about postgraduate study with Trinity College Dublin, don’t miss the opportunity to chat to their team at this years postgradireland Further Study Fair. Register now for free entry.


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