The decision to base its European headquarters in Dublin was described as “landmark” by the company, which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Expanding Yelp’s international operations with the opening of our new office in Dublin is a landmark moment in the company’s history. This new office will be home to our European operations and will be the engine behind our European revenue generation efforts,”
Jeremy Stoppelman, Co-founder and CEO at Yelp
The news will come as a boost to Taoiseach Enda Kenny, who has been forced to address a range of domestic issues during his three-day visit to the west coast of America.
Recruitment for the positions – which range from sales and finance to engineering – will begin immediately.
The Taoiseach said that attracting new companies to Ireland is a crucial part of the Government’s recovery plan.
“My visit here this week is all about cementing and reinforcing existing relationships as well as building new connections with a view to securing investment for Ireland
Enda Kenny, An Taoiseach
Yesterday, HP announced that it is to create 100 additional jobs at a new office in Ballybrit, Co. Galway.
The jobs will be created in the cloud services area and will be filled next year following the completion of the new state-of-the-art facility.
Speaking at the HQ headquarters in San Alto, Mr Kenny said the office will be up in running by spring next year.
“This is a vote of confidence in Ireland and Ireland’s young people, they (HP) are very happy with the quality of the candidates that they get”
Enda Kenny, An Taoiseach
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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