Mayor launches Limerick Local Heroes ‘Jobsfair and Careers Advice Event’
The Mayor of Limerick, Gerry McLoughlin, has launched the Limerick Local Heroes Jobsfair & Careers Advice Event which on this Friday, 12th October, from 10am to 2pm in Thomond Park Stadium. The half day event will provide an opportunity for companies to source suitable employees. It will also enable unemployed professionals to meet with potential future employers.
Speaking at the launch in Thomond Park Gerry McLoughlin said: “I wish to congratulate Limerick Local Heroes for taking the initiative to run their inaugural Jobsfair. The event is an opportunity for local companies to show there sustainable jobs for the people of Limerick, and for jobseekers the day will allow them to make contact with employers and offer the to potential to network and open doors to potential employment.”
The Jobsfair will have representation from training organisations and education providers offering advice regarding courses and skills needed for specific career paths. Free advice seminars & workshops delivered by industry experts will focus on key areas such as CV clinics, career planning, use of social media and job market status. These seminars and Workshops will be sponsored by ULearning Skillnet.
Speaking at the launch Ronan O’Boyle (Network Manager of ULearning Skillnet) of the Enterprise, Employment and Education pillar of Limerick Local Heroes said: “The objective is to help companies and jobseekers, to find each other. It is also a platform for Limerick-based education institutions and organisations to meet individuals who wish to up-skill. Ultimately it will contribute to growing a strong employment base in the region.”
Over 35 stands are already taken with some still available for companies who may wish to be represented on the day. Any companies or jobseekers who wish to attend the event should email: firstname.lastname@example.org for a registration form or call Nigel Dugdale in the Limerick Local Heroes hub on 061 260404
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