CALL FOR INDUSTRY INPUT INTO THIRD LEVEL COURSES WILL ENCOURAGE INVESTMENT INTO IRELAND
Joe Robbins Director CareerWise Recruitment www.careerwise.ie/jobs/index.asp
“Colleges and industry need to get together to ensure we are producing the talent from academia that is required by industry.
This is the only way that Ireland can get ahead and stay ahead of worldwide trends ”
17/11/2014 – Dublin – The call by the Higher Education Authority www.hea.ie for proposals from Higher Education Institutions (HEI’s) to add 1,250 additional ICT degree places has been welcomed by IDA Ireland.
“A key part of the call is the requirement for companies to be involved in the design of ICT courses. This requirement provides an ideal opportunity for companies to have real input into course design in computer science and electronic engineering and I would encourage companies to liaise with HEI’s of their choice on the opportunity.Martin Shanahan, CEO at IDA Ireland. www.idaireland.com
“Input by enterprise is important to ensure that there is a good match between the requirements of enterprise and output from the HEI’s. This will greatly help new investment. The HEI’s have until January 9, 2015 to make their submissions”.
“With secondary students over the next few months considering their CAO choices, a job in technology offers great opportunity and rewarding careers for graduates. Demand from international companies is very strong for degree qualified ICT talent – these positions reward well.”
“The outlook is very positive for new investment and companies regularly talk about the calibre of graduate talent coming from the country’s HEI’s. I would encourage students to seriously consider a career in technology and the opportunity to work with some of the world’s leading international companies.”
“9 of the world’s top 10 software companies have significant operations in the country. Investment is ongoing with significant investment announcements already this year by companies such as Intel, SAP, PayPal, Dell, Amazon, Ericsson, Groupon, Avaya and Workday.”
Louise has a Marketing Degree from Limerick Institute of Technology. She has also completed a Certificate in Personnel Practice from the National College of Ireland. She is also CIPD accredited. She has 16 years Recruitment experience with Collins McNicholas (Dublin, Galway & Athlone), HRM (Dublin), Lionbridge (Mayo) and Team Horizon (Mayo & Dublin).
She has also worked in Quality Assurance in Allergan (Mayo) & with Ballina Beverages (Mayo).
She has successful recruitment experience involving key roles within Human Resources, Engineering, Quality Assurance and Planning for large multinational companies. She was involved in recruiting all levels including Senior Management for the Medical Devices, Electronic, Pharmaceutical & Manufacturing Industries both on the contracting and permanent side of the business. She has developed a Strong Network of Engineers built up over the last 16 years as she worked in the Mayo, Sligo, Dublin, Athlone and Galway Markets.
Louise has joined CareerWise in March 2017 with the responsibility of growing the business out of the new Mayo office with a primary focus on the West & North-West regions.
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