Sunday 25 February 2018

Firms looking to hire over 600 staff at jobs fair

Peter Flanagan

Peter Flanagan

MORE than 600 jobs will be on offer at a trade fair in Dublin tomorrow.

The Contact Centre Management Association (CCMA) will host a free jobs fair in Dublin's Burlington Hotel.

Among the firms recruiting will be Sky Ireland, which is looking to hire 300 staff, while PayPal, Yahoo and Amazon will have nearly 250 positions available between them.

CCMA managing director Dorothy O'Byrne said the sector was "undergoing significant growth. An increasing number of international companies are establishing their global operations in Ireland and contact-sector jobs are at the forefront of this surge.

"The companies who are recruiting at this jobs' fair are looking for people who have a wide variety of skills with an increasing emphasis on social media skills and an ability to communicate effectively."

Irish Independent

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