40 employers expected at ‘West’s leading jobs fair’ in the City this weekend

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Galway Daily jobs fair

MORE THAN 40 leading employers and educators, as well as professional development experts, will take part in Jobs Expo Galway – an event which could see many jobs secured by people across Galway and further afield.

The Jobs fair at the Galmont Hotel this Saturday, 24 February, will include global employers such as Shopify, Medtronic, Valeo, Cardinal Health and Shire Pharmaceuticals and local employers such as Ballynahinch Castle Hotel, Empire Marketing, LotusWorks and Surmodics.

State and regulatory bodies such as the Workplace Relations Commission, Department of Social Protection & Family and Obair will also be in attendance, seeking to recruit on the day.

The jobs fair, being described as the West’s leading jobs and recruitment fair, will cover opportunities in developing areas such as Medtech, Retail, Pharma, Computers & IT, Construction, Public Sector, Smart Data, Ecommerce, Hotel, Leisure & Tourism and more.

Medtech, STEM and Tourism
“Galway is an international medtech hub and the city has a thriving STEM sector. In addition, tourism has long been an important economic area. As a result, there is strong demand for skilled candidates in Galway city and the surrounding areas,” says Jobs Expo’s Bronagh Cotter. “This weekend’s Jobs Expo will have a great mix of local and international companies eager to meet skilled professionals. This includes multinationals such as Medtronic, Valeo, Shire, MAPFRE and McDonalds, plus Irish success stories like LotusWorks and the award winning Ashford Castle.”

Additional exhibitors include Advant Medical, Cardinal Health, Marketo, Empire, NUI Galway, Merit Medical, FMI, Kelly Services, Travel Counsellors and Innopharma.

The free-of charge event runs from 10am to 4pm and also includes free talks and seminars along with free career advice.

It will include the Career & CV Clinic, where visitors can receive free career coaching from a team of qualified career counsellors. Meanwhile, the Agenda Stage will offer a day of free, topical talks by industry insiders.

Jobseekers can register for free admission by clicking HERE.