Skills supply report points to particular graduate opportunities in science, IT and health

‘Monitoring Ireland’s Skills Supply 2015’ is the tenth in a series of reports produced by SOLAS on behalf of the Expert Group for Future Skills Needs (EGFSN). The purpose of the report is to provide an overview of the skills profile of the population. The main findings of the report point to the fact that there are over one million qualification holders, or a third of the population, who have studied … Continue reading Skills supply report points to particular graduate opportunities in science, IT and health

New National Skills Bulletin 2015 shows continued improvement in the Irish labour market and identifies job sectors in demand

The Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN) today (17th July 2015) published the National Skills Bulletin 2015, which provides an overview of employment trends at occupational level. The report shows that, with the economic recovery strengthening, shortages are intensifying in some of the well-known areas that we have blogged about previously (ICT, engineering, sales/customer care, logistics, health, business and finance); and gaps are also emerging … Continue reading New National Skills Bulletin 2015 shows continued improvement in the Irish labour market and identifies job sectors in demand

gradireland’s publications for 2016 taking shape

We’re hard at work all summer here in gradireland, producing another suite of publications for the 2015/16 academic year. As always, we’ve been collaborating with students, academics, postgraduate study providers and employers to ensure our products continue to deliver comprehensive careers advice, insider tips and employer insights for students, graduates and job-seekers. In September 2015, our flagship publication, the gradireland Directory, will be released on campuses … Continue reading gradireland’s publications for 2016 taking shape

Predict conference to connect graduates to careers in data science

Cronan McNamara, organiser of the upcoming ‘Predict’ conference, explains why data, and data science is so important in the digital age. As computing power increases exponentially, storage costs plummet and broadband speeds accelerate a new era for data and data analytics has been born. Almost everything we do generates data, from Google searches to online shopping but it’s not only restricted to online. Our daily activity regime … Continue reading Predict conference to connect graduates to careers in data science