Careers Week Highlights 2017

Day 1 Jobs Fair

There was great participation from Employers at the Jobs Fair in Dundrum Town Centre which kicked off our Careers Week on 9th October.

17 of the Dundrum Town Centre residents took part in the event –

Jamie’s Italian,  House of Fraser, M & S, Golden Discs, The Body Shop, Jack and Jones, Boots, Tesco, Next, Superdry, Peter Mark, Edvard and Pink Beauty, Hotel Chocolat, Toni & Guy, Eddie Rockets, Clarks and Brambles, along with Home Instead and the ETB. 



Day 2 Employment Seminars & CV Bootcamp

Along with a lively and informative CV Bootcamp with our own Bernard Fennessy, day 2 of the Careers Week involved job seekers being provided with gems of wisdom from Peter Cosgrove, Director with CPL Recruitment (who recently received an award in recognition for his contribution to the recruitment industry by the National Recruitment Federation) in relation to ‘Finding the Job You Want’ and ‘Applying for Work in the Digital Age’ with Alison Walsh and team from Servisource Recruitment.

Bernard Fennessy              The Servisource Team      Peter Cosgrove (CPL)


Day 3 ‘Fresh Start’

An inspiring and informative seminar from the National Learning Network on Day 3 of Careers Week. The Lexicon Library was the perfect venue and facilitated an interactive session on the services available to job seekers / learners who have had an accident or an illness or who have a disability, on the range of flexible courses available.
Sincere thanks for Shay, Oonagh and Claire for a very valuable and enlightening session.


Day 4  Apprenticeships

Fiona Burke, Senior Training Advisor with the Education and Training Board Apprenticeship services, delivered a very informative seminar on Apprenticeship opportunities.  Fiona provided details of the types of apprenticeships available, eligibility criteria, the process and duration involved and opportunities available to job seekers when their apprenticeship is complete.
For more details see or phone Loughlinstown Training Centre Ph: 2043600


Day 5  CV Bootcamp

Bernard Fennessy (Jobs Club Facilitator) delivered a CV Bootcamp on the final day of Careers Week in STAG (Southside Travellers Action Group).  Jean Dunne, Employment Guidance Officer also provided information on the services available from the Local Employment Service, emphasising our client centred approach. Many thanks to STAG for hosting the event.