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# Recruitment

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# Job hunt
Looking for a job? Ireland's Naval Service has launched a new recruitment campaign
New recruits will train in weapon handling, naval operations and physical fitness.
# High Court
Harris on the defensive after judge criticises doctor recruitment process
“I note that the interview panel described the respondent as ‘eager to work and learn’. But learn at whose expense?” the judge said.
# Defence Forces
'A retention crisis': Concerns raised as numbers serving in Defence Forces drops below 9,000
As of 30 September, permanent Defence Forces numbers dropped to 8,989.
# Munster Man
'I find it too good to leave here now - what you could potentially be involved in'
Conor Murray says his decision to stay with Ireland and Munster was quick and easy.
# Recruitment
'I’m looking all across the world': Van Graan refutes suggestion Munster target Leinster talent
Leo Cullen took umbrage with rival provinces following the loss of Nick McCarthy to the southern province.
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
Center Parcs kicks off recruitment drive for 1,000 permanent jobs in Longford
The holiday resort is due to be completed in 2019.
# Driving Test
Driving test waiting times drop - but some learners still waiting months
The average wait is nearly 12 weeks but some learners have waited much longer to hear about their test date.
# Integration
New recruitment drive focuses on diversity as garda body warns of 'ticking timebomb'
The GRA said a lack of racial diversity in particular may mean “an explosion in our communities”.
# Recruitment
Deadline to apply to become a garda extended due to 'technical difficulties'
The deadline for applications has been extended until tomorrow.
# Dublin Airport
Behind the scenes with an Aer Lingus apprentice
The airline is doubling its normal intake of new recruits.
# job fairy
Want to become a garda? A new recruitment drive has been launched
Charlie Flanagan has encouraged people from minority communities to apply.
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
Supermac's to create 200 jobs as it opens three new restaurants in Cork
Supermac’s plans to open a total of six new outlets in Ireland this year.
# Terrorism
Defence Forces looking to recruit 480 people to help 'defend against modern threats'
The government wants to maintain a strength level of 9,500 personnel across the Army, Naval Service and Air Corps.
# up the ladder
Hundreds of garda promotions delayed due to an effective work-to-rule by senior officers
Superintendents are refusing to conduct promotion interviews until their pay dispute is resolved.
# Busy Tonight?
Ever wanted to be a taxi driver? A campaign to recruit 1,600 is under way
Anyone can apply for a licence as long as they have a full clean driver’s licence.
# Brakes On
Number of gardaí working in Traffic Corps reduced by 30% since 2011
There were 1,093 gardaí in the traffic corps in 2008 – that number has almost halved in the past 10 years.
# A new dawn
Surge in women joining Defence Forces after €360,000 is spent on recruitment campaigns
Almost 14,000 men and women applied to join the Defence Forces in 2017.
# public pay commission
Why aren't people taking up jobs as nurses, doctors and soldiers? The government plans to find out
The Public Pay Commission is to examine what are the main reasons for the recruitment and retention of staff in some sectors.
# Recruitment
Over 1,000 Defence Forces members bought their way out in the last five years
Representatives say the government needs to improve pay and conditions to stop people leaving and encourage new recruits to join.
# hiring ex prisoners
'People we recruit from prison are on average more loyal, more honest and stay with us for longer'
The UK’s leading employer of people with convictions says there can be huge benefits in hiring ex-prisoners.
# Military
On the hunt for a job? The Defence Forces have launched a new recruitment campaign
Defence Minister Paul Kehoe announced a new Permanent Defence Force general service recruitment competition.
'Ireland's nursing crisis could be eclipsed if US nurses weren't being denied access to work here'
US nurses who are being denied access to work here can’t find the adaptation courses they’re being told to take.
# lack of staff
Some children wait up to 12 years for first dental screening
The Irish Dental Association says 150 more dentists are needed.
# Recruitment
'This is not acceptable': Nearly 2,000 new staff needed in mental health services
The figures were released to Fianna Fáil’s James Browne, after a parliamentary question to the Minister for Health.
# Recruitment
'Risk to the public': 128 doctors working as consultants not on the required specialist register
The figures came following a parliamentary question asked by Sinn Féin’s Louise O’Reilly.
# join up
Videogame nets Defence Forces 3,600 applicants from wannabe recruits
The Defence Forces took a different approach to its latest recruitment campaign.
# In the Navy
Looking for a job? The Defence Forces are recruiting 860 personnel
Defence Minister Paul Kehoe today announced a major recruitment drive for defence Forces for 2017.
# TTM Healthcare
'I was told it was all over. I held it together in the meeting, and then I went and had a good cry'
As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Clare health and recruitment company TTM.
# New Jobs
The Luas is hiring and wants female drivers to apply
Benefits include wedding leave, maternity and paternity leave and free Luas travel.
# bring them home
HSE hires over a hundred people at recruitment event aimed at returning nurses
The three-day event was aimed at luring Irish nurses who were home for the Christmas period.
# Jobswatch
Good news: 150 new jobs on the way for cyber security firm in Dublin
Ireland’s biggest homegrown cyber security firm is bringing 150 new jobs to its HQ in south Dublin.
# Jobs
Over 3,000 gardaí set to be hired in new recruitment drive
It comes as members of the garda union are balloted on industrial action in a long running row over pay.
Ignore the sexist advice - wear your engagement ring with pride, ladies
Lorraine Courtney takes issue with the advice that women shouldn’t wear their engagement rings to job interviews.
# On the up
Irish builders are commanding €100,000 salaries as companies hunt for construction skills
Recruitment firm Hays says that demand for construction professionals was up 40% on a year ago.
# protect and serve
A big recruitment drive in the Irish Defence Forces has already closed
Nearly half of the places have been filled this year.
# brexodus
Brexit: Recruiters and estate agents seeing spike in relocation queries to Ireland
Enquiries from the UK are up by around 300%, according to Sigmar recruitment
# Recruitment Drive
Search begins for new officers with "tolerance and humanity" to work in Irish prisons
The first recruits are expected to enter prison service college in early 2017.
Opinion: Women have shown time and time again that they are a more deadly species than the male
Security expert Tom Clonan explains why armies across the world need female soldiers and officers, in all positions.
# Jobs
Irish Defence Forces to recruit 1,450 new staff
The 2016 campaign will specifically target increased female recruitment.
# Recruitment
Leinster 'looking at a couple of guys' with a view to strengthening ahead of next season
Girvan Dempsey is hopeful of no more outgoings, and only new arrivals at the province.