Air France plans to cut jobs and flights could still be avoided if talks between managers and unions progress, the airline’s board has said.
The board reaffirmed its support for Chief Executive Alexandre de Juniac after he updated directors on talks with labour unions about a restructuring that could see 2,900 jobs cut at Air France.
Air France plans to cut jobs and flights could still be avoided if talks between managers and unions progress, the airline’s board has said.
A triumvirate of financial services, professional services and life sciences have helped push the number of jobs available in Ireland up 10 percent with areas outside of Dublin feeling the benefit.
That 10 percent rise is comparing September 2015 to 2014, with the number of professionals entering the jobs market up a massive 20 percent on […]
Twitter is making rather significant cuts to its employee numbers after confirming it is to shed 8 percent of its staff. This is approximately 336 people and is part of its efforts to streamline its engineering team.
This development at Twitter was only revealed yesterday, with reports that sources within the company said the cuts were […]
The two computer giants confirmed the planned takeover yesterday in what is the biggest ever tech deal.
Michael Dell, who founded the eponymous computer maker, and EMC boss Joe Tucci insisted it will create opportunities to grow both businesses.
Mr Dell will lead the combined companies. The transaction isn’t expected to close until some time between May […]
A dream to bring pure pot still Irish whiskey back to the West of Ireland after an absence of over 100 years took its first official step when The Connacht Whiskey Distillery in Ballina, Co. Mayo was opened by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, T.D.
The €10m investment will generate 40 new jobs at the 27,000 square […]
Dell, the world’s third-biggest personal computer maker, is understood to be in talks to combine with all or part of computer data storage giant EMC. A takeover offer would cost Dell around $50bn.
Over 5,300 people are employed by the two companies in Ireland at major sites in Dublin, Cork and Limerick, with another 700 at […]
SuperValu has created 20 jobs after establishing a financial services division to launch a suite of home and car insurance products.
It has joined forces with AIG to offer supermarket customers discounted rates for car and home insurance.
SuperValu said it had opted for the move following customer feedback that it was one of a number of […]
Workday a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced the opening of its new European headquarters office in Dublin 7, in the heart of the north inner city, as well as plans to create another 200 highly-skilled jobs for the city over the next three years.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD and […]
The engineering components firm McAuley Precision and McAuley Fabrication based in Ballymoney, Northern Ireland is to create 64 manufacturing jobs over the next four years.
The news jobs announced by McAuley have come as part of a €5m investment to expand the business of both its Precision and Fabrication enterprises.
The former of which is focused on […]
Irish IT professional services company Ammeon is to create 100 new high-skilled jobs in Dublin over the next 12 months.
Ammeon, which specialises in IT-based transformation projects is expanding its DevOps and Cloud Centre of Excellence.
The company is looking for both experienced engineers and graduates for a wide variety of high-value IT roles, with a focus […]
Rye River Brewing Corporation has announced an investment of €4m to build a new brewery and visitor centre in Celbridge in Co Kildare.
The new centre is expected to employ 150 people within three years and the building of the centre will also create 100 construction jobs.
Since it was started in late 2013 by Niall Phelan, […]
Air France will tell staff on Monday of “significant” job cuts after negotiations with pilots to boost productivity failed, the head of parent Air France-KLM told Europe 1 radio.
“It will unfortunately be a significant job reduction plan … We will discuss it with staff representatives on Monday,” chief executive Alexandre de Juniac said.
On Thursday the […]
Accenture, the world’s largest consulting firm in terms of revenue, is to create 200 jobs new jobs over the next 12 months at a new Dublin innovation centre.
The centre will be used to research and develop technology for the company’s clients. The investment is backed by IDA Ireland. Around €25m will be invested in the […]
Accenture is expanding its Irish operations and establishing a Centre for Innovation in Dublin where the company will research, incubate, and pilot innovative industry-specific and cross-industry technologies and solutions for its clients. The company will invest more than €25 million and recruit more than 200 professionals with R&D and design expertisein cognitive computing, Internet of […]
Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton TD today announced that MECO, a leading manufacturer of engineered products for water purification, is to open its European headquarters in the National Technology Park in Limerick, creating 44 jobs. The development is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation through IDA Ireland.
The new office is a reflection […]
Thirty jobs are to be created at a Limerick chimney cleaning company which is using the latest technology to reduce potentially deadly carbon monoxide entering the home.
Chimneysafe which installs computerised chimney cleaning systems plans to roll out the jobs over the next four years.
The positions are in manufacturing, installation, sales and administration.
The company, which currently […]
United Technologies Corp is set to announce 20 new jobs at a maintenance, repair and overhaul centre in Shannon today.
The company, that provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries, made the announcement as part of a €6m investment.
Shannon Aircraft Motor Works centre is a unit of UTC Aerospace Systems. It will service the next generation […]
Around 70pc of the take-up of office space in the first half of the year was dominated by international technology firms, according to joint research from the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) and commercial property giants Jones Lang Lasalle.
And they’re warning that available office space in Dublin city centre is limited.
“We have seen a […]
NIIT, which provides learning software, will establish the centre as part of its corporate learning group.
The company said the new roles will include high-end engineers, creative writers and digital media professionals.
NIIT, which was established in 1981 and is headquartered in Gurgaon, India, employs about 3,000 people in over 40 countries with its main locations in […]
The company. whose clients include EMC, Symantec and Cisco, plans to set up in Massachusetts initially.
Co-founder Brendan McPhillips told the Sunday Independent that his clients wanted the skills available in Ireland to also be available in the United States.
“I suppose a lot of these multinationals are used to – in Ireland particularly – being big […]
Groupon plans to cut about 1,100 jobs globally, as part of a reorganisation of its international operations.
The company expects pretax charges of as much as $35 million as a result of the reductions, including about $22 million to $24 million in the third quarter. Most charges will relate to employee severance and compensation benefits and […]
Specialist student lender Future Finance is to create 50 jobs over the next two years as part of a major expansion across Europe, including Ireland.
The Dublin-based company, which already employs 48 staff, launched in the UK just 16 months ago.
To date it has received over 25,000 applications from students at every university in the UK […]
HP will cut its workforce by as many as 30,000 people as it undergoes its split into two separate companies, it was announced at a meeting in San Jose, California.
The job cuts will come in a restructuring bid aimed at saving the company US$2.7bn in annual operating costs, said Tim Stonsifer, incoming CFO of HP […]
Powerscourt distillery will create 18 full-time jobs
with a craft distillery and visitor centre at the Powerscourt Estate, in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, the businessmen behind the venture say, with another 30 jobs expected during construction.
A planning application will be lodged today and a second round of funding will be opened to support a €10 million investment […]
Two companies announced plans to create 75 jobs in Cork on Friday morning. In Ballincollig, Co. Cork, Irish company Asystec, which also has offices in Limeric, Dublin and Belfast, will open a new office hiring 50 people in a variety of roles in analytics, data centre and IT security and governance.
Founded by Les Byrne and […]
That would bring the group’s workforce down to around 75,000 full-time positions under a reorganization being finalised by new chief executive John Cryan, who took control of Germany’s biggest bank in July with the promise to cut costs.
It is not known if any Irish jobs may be affected. The bank employs about 400 people in […]
Irish-founded online payments firm Realex, which was acquired by the US firm Global Payments for €115 million in March, is to create 50 new jobs in Dublin.
The company said it would be hiring across a number of different roles including: sales; marketing; IT operations and software development. Realex said it also intended to expand its […]
Ward Solutions has invested €1.2 million in an operations centre aimed at expanding its managed information security services offering to customers throughout Ireland, with a launch in Britain planned for 2017.
To house the facility, the company acquired a new 5,000sq ft building at Citywest in Dublin, adjacent to its current offices. The security operations centre […]
The week is getting off to a good start with the news that, across the south-east of Ireland, three companies – Eishtec, Bluefin and CipherTechs – are to announce a total of 276 new jobs for the region.
The largest of this morning’s jobs announcements is expected to be coming from customer care company Eishtec, which […]
Geoscience Ireland member companies created 134 new jobs in the first six months of 2015, according to the Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources.
Geoscience Ireland is a network of 25 companies with expertise in water, minerals and infrastructure development.
These companies serve global clients in over 50 countries.
The GI network of 25 companies employs almost […]
The Government is planning a series of jobs announcements later this morning across the south east.
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton and IDA executives said that more than 270 direct jobs will be generated in total between Waterford, Clonmel in Co Tipperary and Kilkenny.
The Government’s Action Plan for Jobs for the region will also be […]
Focusing on entrepreneurship and supporting businesses in scaling up and creating jobs, the fourth Global Irish Economic Forum is to take place in Dublin from 19 to 21 November.
The forum, which is being organised by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, will bring together more than 300 Irish and Irish-connected figures from nearly 40 […]
Pramerica, a global finance company and subsidiary of US firm Prudential Financial, already has more than 950 employees on two sites in Letterkenny, with a further 270 working from home due to a lack of space.
Donegal County Council has granted planning permission for a massive development capable of holding up to 1,700 staff.
The company hasn’t […]
More than 80 jobs are to be created in Co Louth with the opening of a new distillery and brewery in Drogheda.
Opening next year, the new €20 million facility will include a whiskey distillery, a craft brewery and taproom. It will also have a visitor centre with a 120-seater restaurant.
With plans to produce whiskey, gin […]
Irish-owned IT outsourcing and cloud support company IT Alliance is to create 25 new jobs by the end of the year as it expands its project management operations.
The company said its revenues from project management services alone are on course to reach €10m this year. It already employs 50 project management staff across its divisions […]
United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), the research and innovation arm of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), announced today the expansion of its Ireland facility, United Technologies Research Centre Ireland Limited, to include aerospace research in cyber-physical systems. The addition of the Centre of Excellence in Cyber-Physical Systems for Aerospace will create 25 highly skilled roles in […]
Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, today said new CSO figures showing annual employment growth of 3% in Q2 provide further evidence of the strong positive momentum in the economy, with unemployment likely to drop below 9% by the end of the year. In additional positive news, migration numbers in the year to April […]
The company say that the new jobs have arisen largely from its ability to attract new industrial partnerships that were leveraged from Science Foundation Ireland funding.
Speaking at the announcement of the new jobs, Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney praised APC for its ability to provide new jobs.
“Government policy is directed […]
UP TO 400 jobs are on the way for Dublin, Cork and Limerick, as the world’s largest consulting business, Deloitte announces it’s hiring.
The company is immediately recruiting to fill 100 jobs, with a further 300 coming down the line over the next four years.
It is looking to fill positions in areas such as:
Big Data analytics
Irish-founded customer communication platform, Intercom yesterday announced a €30m funding round which will see it double its workforce across its offices in Dublin and San Francisco.
The funding will allow it to “double down on everything” with 70 new jobs to be created in both cities.
The huge investment boost will also be put to use in […]