Find a Job in Dublin

How to look for work in Dublin

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To apply for a job, you should develop the Professional Experiences part and be brief about personal information. Some of the companies will ask you the contact number of your former company. The best way is to include it in your CV.

Organise your CV with your latest professional experience, and keep your graduation and your hobbies. Moreover, give all the details you can, as Irish employers to ask a lot.

If you apply by Internet, you don't need to write an epic! Just few lines explaining who you are, where are you come from and what are you looking for in Ireland.

Adverts and Agencies

If you are looking for a job in IT, Dublin is the right city! A large number of global pharmaceutical, information and communications technology companies are located in Dublin such as Microsoft, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Yahoo, Amazon and Paypal.

The offers usually come from either companies or via recruiting agencies.They can email you directly with details of positions in which you have previously expressed an interest.
Some of them will interview face to face in order to have a more precise idea of what you want to do; some of them will call you and interview you over the telephone.

Sometimes, company are searching specific profiles and they cannot find them in Ireland. In some cases, you can get relocation package which means that the company will pay for your flight and accommodation for a few weeks. In compensation, you take the job for a minimum of one year.

The most accessible offers come from:

  • Internet web sites
  • Recruiting agencies
  • Newspaper magazines
The main recruiting agencies web sites are :

Most of the newspapers provide daily offers on specific topics (e.g.: IT, finance, sales, marketing, education….) such as:

  • Metro and 20 minutes (free newspaper available daily in Dart, Luas stations and Bus Station)
  • The Irish Independent
  • The Irish Times
  • Several local newspapers.

Both newspapers and magazines are sold by independent newsagents or by big chains such as Eason (

Update 26/12/2007


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