Archives: 2014

Thanks to The EPIC Programme 203 people were placed in employment or education during 2012

EPIC helps immigrants to increase their job readiness. During 2012 the programme placed 203 people in employment, education or volunteering positions. You can click here to watch a video to learn more about how the service helps immigrants. The EPIC Programme contributes to the National and EU Integration policy by supporting immigrants to become financially independent and


The EPIC Programme will start new Pre-Employment Training in January 7th 2013

Monday December 3rd 2012: The EPIC Programme is focused on increasing the job readiness of immigrants and their social integration in Ireland. It provides a 6 weeks classroom based Free training and One-to-One individual support. The next training will start on Monday January 7th 2013. It focuses on the following themes: Professional English for the Workplace CV


EPIC Programme Graduation Ceremony for over 120 participants on Tuesday October 30th, 2012

Wednesday October 31th, 2012: The EPIC Programme – one of the social inclusion programmes in Business in the Community Ireland had a Graduation Ceremony on Tuesday October 30th at 1130am. The graduates were presented with their Certificates of Achievement by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter, who in his address welcomed the talents and


Matheson Ormsby Prentice provided a Workshop on Face-To-Face and Telephone interviews for EPIC Trainees

Tuesday October 16th, 2012: Immigrants attending the Pre-Employment Training provided by the EPIC Programme gain a good understanding of telephone and interview skills according to Irish standards. Practical skills on these topics are crucial and Gillian Weir, Resource Manager for Matheson Ormsby Prentice delivered a workshop on Face-To-Face and Telephone Interviews on Monday October 15th at 2pm. The strengthening of


BT Ireland’s Connected Communities is nominated for the Chambers Ireland’s Corporate Social Responsibility Awards

Thursday September 27th, 2012: The Chambers Ireland’s Corporate Social Responsibility Awards is taking place tonight. BT a member company and partner for The EPIC Programme , is nominated under the Excellence in Community- Community Programme category for the Connected Communities Programme. IT skills are essential for immigrants when applying for jobs or education courses and since 2008 BT has


Job Advertisement: Training and Employment Officer- The EPIC Programme: Business in the Community Ireland

Monday August 13th 2012: An opportunity has arisen in the EPIC Programme for a specified purpose contract for a Training and Employment Officer starting on September 2012 and based in Dublin City Centre. The Training and Employment Officer will assist clients accessing the EPIC Programme by Assessing the employment training needs of individual clients. Developing an individualised


Matheson Ormsby Prentice is providing advice on CV preparation and Interview Skills for EPIC Trainees

Monday July 2nd, 2012: Migrants attending the EPIC Programme are highly qualified and have extensive professional experience when looking for a job but face great challenges to gain employment due to their lack of understanding of the Irish work culture. Gillian Weir, Resource Manager for Matheson Ormsby Prentice delivered a presentation on tips for perfecting the CV