Working in Canada: Share what you know about it

TweetCanada has proven to be one of the most popular locations for Irish emigrants over the past number of years. With some of the world’s most rugged natural beauty, bustling metropolitan city centres and – perhaps most crucially – a thriving jobs market, the country’s allure to those thinking about a move abroad looks set to continue into the foreseeable future. Unfortunately such popularity comes at a cost as the number of Canadian working holiday visas made available to Irish nationals is limited, and so the demand often exceeds the supply. We need only look at last year’s numbers to be convinced of this. Some 6,000 visas were made available. […]

Ireland ranked world’s best for inward investment quality and value

TweetOnly a week after being named the ‘best place in the world’ to do business by Forbes magazine, Ireland has now ranked first in the world for inward investment by quality and value and first in Europe for the number of investment jobs per capita. The latest accolades appeared in the IBM Global Location Trends report, the purpose of which is to analyse key trends in the locations that corporations select to do business, along with foreign investment. The news was greeted enthusiastically by the CEO of IDA Ireland, Barry O’Leary: ‘I am pleased to see Ireland continuing to be the top performer in the world for quality and value of […]