Skills event to help fill new job vacancies

first_imgWhatsApp Linkedin Print Facebook Email Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival TAGSIDA Mid WestlimerickLimerick for IT Previous articleWin cinema ticketsNext articleUL is facing the chop! Alan Jacques Orlaith Borthwick, Regional Skills Manager Mid-West.Orlaith Borthwick, Regional Skills Manager Mid-West.BUSINESSES in the Mid-West region are to begin addressing their most welcome challenge in decades — solving the skills needs created by the flood of inward and indigenous investment.The campaign gets under way with a business breakfast on Thursday, December 1 at the Castletroy Park Hotel, which will focus on identifying information technology skills needs and critical shortages emerging in the region and collaboratively delivering solutions required to meet them.The event, which is organised in association with ‘Limerick for IT’, is looking for companies across the region who are seeking to hire IT professionals over the next 12 to 24 months, be that one or one hundred people.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up According to IDA MidWest manager Niall O’Callaghan, there are more than 150 information technology jobs currently advertised on for the Mid-West Region, and more than 500 new tech jobs in companies supported by IDA Ireland this year alone.The breakfast and workshop will give companies the opportunity to hear from peer companies and the measures they are taking to successfully deliver the skills they need to facilitate continued growth.“It’s the Mid-West region’s time.  The region probably suffered disproportionately during the crash but the rebound over the past three years has been remarkable, with thousands of jobs created,” said Orlaith Borthwick, Regional Skills Manager Mid-West.“We are now in a position where we have particular skills requirements that we have to meet and the IT sector is the most acute in that respect.”People can register on on twitter at @skillsmidwest or on ‘EventBrite’.by Alan [email protected] Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” center_img Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Advertisement RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads NewsLocal NewsSkills event to help fill new job vacanciesBy Alan Jacques – November 26, 2016 990 Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashlast_img