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.
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, 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
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 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 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 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
Enterprise Rent-A-Car 2016 has seen growth in activity from Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Leslee O’Loughlin and her colleague Nicola Halpin delivered 12 employment workshops to approximately 200 of our clients. The workshops cover CV and interview skills, tips and practice. In addition to Leslee sharing her HR experience, she is also able to relate to our