Unemployed urged to attend Dublin careers roadshow

Unemployed urged to attend Dublin careers roadshow

Jobseekers are being invited to a careers roadshow in Dublin today.

The HEA Springboard Roadshow 2012 will take place in the Convention Centre from 10am to 6pm today. Admission is free.

The Higher Education Authority (HEA) will use the day to highlight the 220 Springboard courses they are involved in nationwide - all of them open to unemployed people.

Representatives from the colleges themselves will be on hand to talk to people who are interested in their courses.

A similar event will take place at the Imperial Hotel, South Mall, Cork on Thursday August 16, from 2-8pm.

More on this topic

Central Bank predict unemployment to peak at 25% but warn could get worseCentral Bank predict unemployment to peak at 25% but warn could get worse

Government costs 'worst-case' job losses of 800,000 in Covid-19 falloutGovernment costs 'worst-case' job losses of 800,000 in Covid-19 fallout

Hays warns of skills shortage impacting future growth as jobless rate steadiesHays warns of skills shortage impacting future growth as jobless rate steadies

Youth employment higher than pre-recession levels, new figures showYouth employment higher than pre-recession levels, new figures show


More in this Section

Young man flown to hospital with serious injuries after attackYoung man flown to hospital with serious injuries after attack

Country in stronger position now than in Celtic Tiger crash to avoid austerity, says TaoiseachCountry in stronger position now than in Celtic Tiger crash to avoid austerity, says Taoiseach

We need a third party to form a stable government with Fianna Fáil, says VaradkarWe need a third party to form a stable government with Fianna Fáil, says Varadkar

Female recruits find Garda test toughestFemale recruits find Garda test toughest


Lifestyle

Much has been said about the perils of being stuck in the house 24/7, like family pets interrupting your important conference calls, your partner leaving their dirty dishes everywhere and the lack of respite from the kids.Silver lining: Seven enforced money-saving habits you might want to continue after lockdown

Put you and your loved ones' pop-culture knowledge to the test with Arts Editor Des O'Driscoll's three fiendishly fun quiz rounds.Scene and Heard: the Arts Ed's family entertainment quiz

A passion for heritage and the discovery of some nifty new software has resulted in an Irish architect putting colour on thousands of old photographs, writes Marjorie BrennanBringing the past to life

Richard Hogan, family psychotherapist, addresses a reader's question about life during lockdownHolding on: how to help your child through the crisis

More From The Irish Examiner