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26th February 2019

Amazon Creating 1,000 Apprenticeships in UK

Technology giant Amazon is to create more then 1,000 apprenticeships in the UK over the next two years, with pay ranging from an entry level starting salary of £9.50/£10.50 an hour, up to £30,000 a year. Once qualified, apprentices will work across Amazon’s UK corporate and operations sites, including the company’s UK head office and...

26th February 2019

Healthcare Regulator Offers £110k Salary for Senior Post

Two major health organisations are hoping to fill senior roles, one with a salary of over £110,000. The Belfast branch of a health and social care watchdog is searching for a chief executive with a salary of up to $110,801. The role at the regulation and quality improvement authority will involve the successful candidate providing...

15th February 2019

Open evening reveals ICT talent

ICT COMPANY Fujitsu has been encouraged by the calibre and number of aspiring HR professionals who attended a special Information Evening at its Derry/Londonderry office. Guests included a mix of university students, new graduates and career movers as well as experienced HR professionals. Attendees heard from Sarah Wadsworth, Head of HR Services at Fujitsu EMEIA,...

15th February 2019

CIPD Northern Ireland HR Awards

Time is running out to enter this year’s CIPD Northern Ireland HR Awards. Now in its seventh year, the CIPD NI Awards celebrate the contribution of HR and people management to the success of businesses of all sizes in Northern Ireland. Almost 400 HR professionals attended last year’s awards ceremony at Titanic Belfast, with the...

6th February 2019

Jessica Sayers – Flexible Outreach Manager, Simon Community NI

HOW I BECAME AN: Outreach Manager Job Title: Flexible Outreach Manager Company: Simon Community NI Give a brief outline of your career to date. Graduating with a 2:1 from Jordanstown in 2016, I soon entered the workforce and have been employed since. Working in a range of statutory and voluntary sectors across Ireland, my roles...

31st January 2019

Nikita Lynn – Audit Manager, Assurance, PwC Belfast

The Post Holder: Nikita Lynn The Post: Audit Manager, Assurance, PwC Belfast HOW I BECAME AN AUDIT MANAGER How did you get your job? I started out in a smaller accountancy practice where I completed my training contract before I moved to PwC. A friend who worked in PwC recommended that I should join the...

22nd January 2019

Investment set to create 20 new jobs

A FOOD-to-go company is set to create 20 new full time jobs thanks to a £250,000 investment in a new innovation hub. The major refurbishment at DELI-LITES Ireland’s Warrenpoint headquarters will help the firm with its plans for international growth with orders for its baked-goods and hot eats currently in the pipeline to Germany, Holland,...

22nd January 2019

Una McKeague – Creative Learning Assistant, Grand Opera House

The Post Holder: Una McKeague The Post: Creative Learning Assistant, Grand Opera House HOW I BECAME A CREATIVE LEARNING ASSISTANT There is no such thing as a typical day for Creative Learning Assistant, Una McKeague. Give a brief outline of your career to date. My first job after university was with the Nerve Centre in...

9th January 2019

Mums the word for new Ballymena beauty company

A Co Antrim mum-of-two has fulfilled her life’s ambition of setting up her own beauty business thanks to help from the Go For It Programme at Ballymena Business Centre in association with Mid & East Antrim Borough Council. This project is part funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the...

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