Searching for some fresh inspiration in your job hunt? Well, look no further!

From Galway, to Cork, to Offaly and right across the country, we’ve found job fairs and recruitment events available anywhere you can think of – where you’ll discover career opportunities being advertised in every sector imaginable! Read on and get ready to pencil some key dates into your calendar.

Grad Ireland Summer Fair

WHEN: Wednesday, 8th June 2022

WHERE: RDS, Co. Dublin

WHY YOU SHOULD GO: If you’re finishing college or university and wondering what comes next, why not head along to this event and gather some ideas? Here, you’ll have a chance to meet with top employers, postgraduate providers, seminar speakers and career advisors. There’ll also be opportunity to get your CV reviewed and ready for job applications.


National Hairdressing Apprenticeship Exposition

WHEN: Tuesday, 24th May 2022

WHERE: The Kingsley Hotel, Co. Cork

WHY YOU SHOULD GO: The lockdowns and resulting DIY haircuts of recent years have hammered home the importance of good hairdressers! One group that’s long been aware of hairdressers’ value is the Cork Education and Training Board. Through the Cork College of FET Douglas Street and Mallow, they provide a fully funded Level 6 apprenticeship programme, providing salons across the city and county with an on-the-job hairdressing mentor, a local learner community and a €2,000 annual training grant. If you’re an employer whose salon could benefit from this scheme, be sure to head along to this event and find out more.


Aramark Recruitment Day

WHEN: Wednesday 25th May 2022

WHERE: Intreo Centre, Co. Galway

WHY YOU SHOULD GO: For jobseekers looking for a wide range of options, this recruitment event should cover all bases! On the day, both full and part-time positions will be available in hospitality, facilities services, property management and more. Anybody hoping to attend the event is advised to prepare a CV in advance and bring it along on the day, while pre-registration is also recommended.


Ballina Business Showcase

WHEN: Fri, 27 May 2022

WHERE: Great National Hotel Ballina, Co. Mayo

WHY YOU SHOULD GO: This event, hosted by Ballina Chamber, will see a return of regional networking that was greatly missed during the pandemic. Businesses attending on the day will be looking to meet with local jobseekers and secure plenty of new recruits. Potential employees are asked to bring along a CV that they can drop into exhibiting businesses. There’ll also be a host of expert speakers from the hospitality and retail sector at the event, hosting discussions around enterprise and the community at large.


Offaly Jobs Fair

WHEN: Saturday, July 2nd

WHERE: Tullamore Court Hotel, Co. Offaly

WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Over 50 local businesses from a wide variety of sectors will be exhibiting at this event in Offaly, which marks the first ever jobs fair to be held for the county. Tullamore Chamber of Commerce, who are organising the event, say hundreds of positions will be up for grabs on the day, so come along prepared!