Q1- Network meeting (2)

Q1 National Network Meeting: Responsible Business in a Post-Truth World

BITCI News - Events - Members News - Jan 11, 2017

We are delighted to announce our first network event in 2017 with the theme: Responsible Business in a Post-Truth World. The event will be held on Wednesday 8th of February in KBC Bank head office in Dublin 2 and on Thursday 9th of February in Deloitte office in Cork., and it will inform our members


BITCI’s Christmas Holiday closure dates

Dec 22, 2016

Business in The Community Ireland will close for the holidays on Friday 23rd December at 5pm and re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017. We hope you all have a happy holiday!

2016 Employment Programmes Outcomes and Challenges

Business in the Community Ireland supported over 200 marginalised people to find employment in 2016

BITCI News - Dec 22, 2016

Business in the Community Ireland, the network for sustainability, announced today that with the support of businesses in Ireland, over 200 people from marginalised backgrounds secured employment in 2016.


Momentum: A Seasoned Supporter

Dec 21, 2016

Since 2007 Momentum has really demonstrated their commitment to diversity by being a loyal partner to our Ready for Work programme, offering work and employment opportunities to some of our most marginalised job seekers. In all 31 clients have done work placements in Momentum stockroom and cleaning roles, and 13 people have taken up employment


Indeed: The Perfect Job Search

Dec 21, 2016

Indeed, a company that is becoming invaluable to online job searchers, has provided 5 workshops for EPIC participants this year, sharing tips on online job seeking with over 70 clients. Aaron Doran has been lead trainer and guest speakers have included: Giulia Ojetti, Martin Rolfs, Anna Rinella and Nathalie Flemig. Indeed have presented on top


KPMG: Making Mentoring Matter

Dec 21, 2016

Since 2010 KPMG has supported EPIC clients through a specialist Financial Services Mentoring Programme. A significant number of our immigrant jobseekers have backgrounds in accountancy and finance but are not able to secure work in Ireland and face many challenges establishing themselves within their chosen sector. Specialist mentoring by volunteers in KPMG helps to overcome


Accenture: showing how volunteer leadership increases impact

Dec 21, 2016

Accenture started supporting our EPIC programme in 2014 and it is a great partnership with very positive impacts on both sides. In Accenture the work is led by the dynamic quartet of Patrizia Uccheddu, Laura Lopez, Ana Arnes and Francesca Laterza who do a fantastic job organising and encouraging volunteers. Their leadership has made this


Tesco: Showing Every Little Really Does Help with Employment

Dec 21, 2016

Tesco have been a member and a dedicated supporter of work placements for many years. 2016 was no different. The management and staff have been extremely welcoming to all our work placements candidates. This year candidates undertook placements in Tesco Fleet Street, Jervis Shopping Centre and Parnell Street. Gavin Hennessy Career LEAP Project Manager notes


M&S: A Flagship for Employment

BITCI News - Dec 21, 2016

M&S continue to be the flagship company for BITCI’s Ready for Work programme. In 2016, across Mary Street and Grafton Street stores, M&S have taken on 14 people for work experience to boost their confidence and experience and to get a valuable reference at the end. These people have come from various


Workday: A New Supporter for the Employment Programmes

Dec 19, 2016

  Workday are a fast growing, energetic and positive IT company who have recently started to support our Employment Programmes. In 2016 they have had two big impacts; building job seeking skills for over 40 unemployed people and providing a high quality work experience placement. Workday hosted two well-attended workshops in their lovely new offices