Showcase your language skills for free at Ireland’s only career with languages event

The GRADchances Language Fair, is only one day away. This event brings together some of Ireland’s largest and most influential language employers and gives students and graduates the chance to meet these employers and see what opportunities are available to them. Each of the exhibiting companies are actively recruiting students with languages including; German, French, Portuguese, Russian, Mandarin, Japanese, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Polish in … Continue reading Showcase your language skills for free at Ireland’s only career with languages event

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. Each of the attending companies are actively recruiting students with languages including; German, French, Portuguese, … Continue reading Employers seeking language skills at major jobs fair

Multi-lingual graduates bring more than just language skills

Currently two thirds of the world’s population speak two or more languages; this represents over 3.5 billion people, how many  work in your company? Although speaking a second language can have obvious communication benefits, there are also other cognitive skills that bilingual speakers obtain, which recruiters should be aware of. The British Council recently released an article ‘Languages for the Future’, in which they highlighted the importance of … Continue reading Multi-lingual graduates bring more than just language skills

Start planning your career with languages today!

Ireland’s only regional language careers event, the GRADchances Language Fair Cork, is taking place on Wednesday 2nd November from 5.30pm in Boole Basement, University College Cork. This event brings together some of Ireland’s largest and most influential language employers exhibiting. This event gives students and graduates the chance to meet these employers and see what opportunities are available to them. Each of the exhibiting companies … Continue reading Start planning your career with languages today!

Get ahead of the competition with a second language

On Wednesday November 4th, gradireland and University College Cork are proud to present the second GRADchances Language Fair in Boole Basement, UCC. This event gives students the opportunity to speak to some of Ireland’s most influential graduate employers, who are currently recruiting students with languages.  Employers exhibiting on the day include Kerry Group, Jameson Distillery, Workday and Dawn Meats, to name just a few. In an increasingly … Continue reading Get ahead of the competition with a second language

Language Careers Fair a huge success for graduates and employers

It’s the second time gradireland has run the GRADchances Language Fair in the RDS, which this year saw 20 employers advertising jobs for those with fluency in almost every European and world language. One of the companies at the event, Wayfair – an online store specialising in furniture – came to the language event to source German and French speakers for customer service positions for … Continue reading Language Careers Fair a huge success for graduates and employers

Meet your future employer at Ireland’s only language fair

Ireland’s biggest language event is just two days away. The gradireland GRADchances event brings together Ireland’s most prestigious language employers with students and graduates with fluency in over 60 languages. One attendee of last year’s event tells us how one quick chat turned into a full-time job, writes Fergal Browne. Mariana Reis went to the 2014 GRADchances Language Fair expecting to get a good chance to talk to … Continue reading Meet your future employer at Ireland’s only language fair

Why languages can make a difference to your career

The gradireland languages event, Wednesday, March 4th, is a great opportunity for those with two or more languages to meet some of Ireland’s best employers, writes Fergal Browne. The GRADchances language fair, in partnership with the Higher Education Authority (HEA), is Ireland’s only dedicated language careers event, bringing together over 20 of Ireland’s top employers with bilingual and multilingual graduates and students. In an increasingly global … Continue reading Why languages can make a difference to your career

Our top tips for making the most out of the gradireland Summer Fair

We’ve put together our top tips for making the most out of next week’s Summer Fair! So have a read to listen to what our events manager Aisling Ní Mhuiri had to say ahead of next week’s fair at the RDS. Keep an open mind Employers hire graduates from all disciplines. So don’t pigeon-hole potential employers – IT companies need marketing, finance and language graduates; … Continue reading Our top tips for making the most out of the gradireland Summer Fair

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Interview: gradireland NSC winner 2018

gradireland took the chance to sit down with the winner of the National Student Challenge 2018, Ceithleann Ní Chonluain, to ask her about winning the challenge, what it means for her CV and what tips she would have future challengers? “When I was announced as winner, it wasn’t just surprise, it was total shock,” says Ceithleann, a few days after being announced as the winner … Continue reading Interview: gradireland NSC winner 2018