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Who’s who at Jobs Expo Belfast? Meet the exhibitors

Jobs Expo Belfast is nearly here! Remember, entrance is free and takes place at the Europa Hotel from 11am until 4pm this Saturday. The Jobs Expo team will be there along with professional development experts at the Career Clinic, industry insiders at the Seminar Zone, and most importantly,  a great variety of exhibitors actively recruiting at the event.

We’ve released the full list of exhibitors taking part in the event. You can read all about them here.

So what kinds of jobs are on offer? In a word – plenty!

In the meantime, here’s a quick run-down of who’s who at Jobs Expo Belfast.

EXHIBITORS

ADAPTIVE HVM

Adaptive HVM specialises in business improvement and sustaining consultancy. They help companies improve their business processes and get better value from their resources. Adaptive also search and place management and senior technology specialists with clients in Ireland and internationally

ALMAC

The Almac Group is a contract development and manufacturing organisation that provides an extensive range of integrated services to companies within the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors. For more than 40 years, Almac has supported the global biopharmaceutical industry. Almac’s ultimate goal is to help advance human health globally.

AMADEUS

Amadeus are a multi-award winning catering firm. They specialise in private, event and corporate dining. With a team of 676 staff members, Amadeus caters to around 4 million people every year. Amadeus have won an impressive 640 culinary and catering awards over their nearly 40-year history.

ASPIRA

From their offices in Dublin and Cork, Aspira offers consultancy and IT services, and deliver a range of solutions to the financial services, IT, medical devices and energy sectors. Their clients include AIB, Coillte, DePuy Synths, EirGrid, ESB and Electric Ireland and Laya Healthcare.

BSC SALES RECRUITMENT

BCS Sales Recruitment is a specialist consultancy, providing human resources services to a number of sectors including sales, IT and pharmaceutical. They are experts in the selection of specialised professionals. BCS are the organisers of the Jobs Expo events in Dublin, Cork and Belfast as well as the dynamic team behind Virtual Expos Ireland.

BT

BT is one of the world’s leading communications services companies. They provide fixed-line services, broadband, mobile and TV products and services as well as networked IT services. BT is one of the UK’s best-known companies and an established global communications company serving customers across 180 countries worldwide.

CONVERGYS

Convergys is a global leader in customer management. With a staff of 130,000 operating in more than 150 locations across 31 countries and speaking 58 languages, Convergys is committed to helping their clients maintain exceptional relationships with their customers.

EISHTEC

Eishtec are innovative providers of business process outsourcing. From their bases in Ireland and the UK, the company delivers results by focusing on their people, processes and performance.  They look at key behaviours and processes, and use data analytics to generate insights and improve performance.

EOS IT SOLUTIONS

EOS IT Solutions is a leading IT and global video collaboration company. They specialise in innovative IT and video conferencing solutions.  EOS IT Solutions have their headquarters in Banbridge (UK) and operational offices in California, Texas, London, Dublin, Hong Kong, Sydney, Barcelona, Frankfurt, and Singapore.

HOURGLASS EDUCATION

Hourglass Education is a unique, specialist teacher recruitment agency. They recruit long-term, contract and permanent contract teachers for posts throughout England. Hourglass Education works in partnership with a large number of schools, academies and academy trusts throughout England.

INNOPHARMA COLLEGE OF APPLIED SCIENCES

Innopharma College of Applied Sciences is an award winning global institute dedicated to applied sciences. The college is an education, research and technology institute for industry-led technology, education and training programmes in the pharmaceutical, medtech and food industries.

LIFE SCIENCES CONSULTANTS

Life Sciences Consultants delivers resourcing solutions to clients in Ireland and internationally. LSC have a proven industry track record in delivering resources for temporary and permanent roles. LSC works with life sciences professionals to supplement a client’s in-house personnel for specific project needs.

LYDIAN CARE

Lydian Care is an award winning care agency, and one of Northern Ireland’s fastest growing care agencies. Lydian Care provides healthcare staff and home care services.  They are a leading provider of domiciliary care and provide home care services in the South Eastern and Southern Trust.

MARKET RESOURCE PARTNERS

Market Resource Partners is a global provider of marketing intelligence, software, and services. Clients rely on MRP to deliver the insights they need to sell more effectively to their key target markets. MRP has 12 offices and covers 100 countries around the globe.

McKINTY ASSOCIATES

McKinty Associates specialise in finance recruitment across Northern Ireland. Their client list includes many of Northern Ireland’s most prestigious employers including Top 100 companies, SMEs, Big 4 banks and accountancy firms, Top 10 public practices and third sector organisations.

PRAMERICA

Pramerica is a business and technology operations subsidiary of U.S.-based Prudential Financial Inc., a financial services leader. They provide a range of development, quality assurance and systems engineering services to Prudential Financial Inc.

SANTANDER

Santander has 121 million customers and 193,863 employees around the world. In 2015, the bank was named one of the Sunday Times’ “25 Best Companies to Work For” and one of The Times’ “Top 50 Employers for Women.” Santander offers career opportunities across the world.

SPECTRUM

Spectrum assists clients making important financial decisions, such as buying a home or property, financial planning and investments and purchasing the correct protection coverage. They are a company of action – proactive, professional and committed to creating long-term success and financial progression for their clients.

SPRINGBOARD OPPORTUNITIES

Springboard is committed ‘within a spirit of partnership, to building the capacity of disadvantaged people and their communities and contributing to a society that is at ease with itself and its diversity’.  They provide dynamic, needs-led learning opportunities for individuals and groups.

TELETECH

TeleTech are customer relations experts. TeleTech works with some of the most successful companies around the world. They interact with 3.5 million customers, 24/7 in more than 80 countries using almost 50 languages across social, mobile, digital and face-to-face channels.

VIRTUAL EXPOS IRELAND

Virtual Expos Ireland is an online virtual career platform that allows jobseekers to connect with employers through web and mobile technology. Virtual Expos Ireland brings specialised jobseekers together with employers, HR and personnel professionals from top organisations from top organisations from Ireland and around the world.

AND FINALLY…

Study the exhibitors before the event. Decide which companies you want to approach, do a bit of reach on them, and write down questions in advance.  If you have researched exhibitors, don’t be shy in demonstrating that. It shows initiative and that you are keen to join the company.

Don’t forget to dress to impress and bring plenty of CVs. Happy job hunting!

 

 

 

Eishtec

What’s it like to work for Eishtec?

Eishtec are innovative providers of business process outsourcing. From their bases in Ireland and the UK, the company delivers results by focusing on their people, processes and performance. The company will be recruiting at Jobs Expo in Belfast. But what’s it like to work there? We spoke to Eithne Knox, Eishtec’s Human Resources and Training Manager to find out more.

Describe a typical day in the office?

Our customer agents are the main point of contract for our client’s customers. They handle hundreds of calls daily and weekly. They answer handling while delivering outstanding customer service. Customer agents are assigned to Loyalty, which is Sales and Upgrades, Tech, or Home Broadband. They work in a team of up to 20 agents, supported by team leaders.

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Virtual Expos Ireland

Virtual Expos Ireland to exhibit at Jobs Expo

Jobs Expo is proud to announce that Virtual Expos Ireland will be joining us in Belfast on 17 September and in Dublin on 22 October.

Virtual Expos Ireland is an online virtual career platform that allows job-seekers to connect and engage with potential employers without having to leave their desk. Based on the idea of a physical jobs or recruitment fair, Virtual Expos Ireland brings specialised job-seekers together with employers, HR and personnel professionals from top organisations from Ireland and around the world.

Attendees can connect directly with recruiters online and explore an array of open career opportunities. By connecting directly with recruiters, jobseekers have the opportunity to chat directly with recruiters, share their career credentials, including their experience, knowledge and qualifications and apply directly for job vacancies in a private environment.

Virtual Expos uses the latest in interactive chat technology to run specialised online recruitment fairs. They organise virtual events for a variety of different industries, such as banking and financial services, the pharmaceutical and health sectors, engineering, construction and many more. Virtual Expos works on a mobile-friendly platform and it requires no downloads or heavy software installations. All candidates need is an internet connection and a browser.

With no cost to attendees and the ability to access our recruitment fairs from wherever you are, Virtual Expos Ireland is an easy and effective way to handle specialised recruitment.

Virtual Expos Ireland is run by Careers Unlimited. Careers Unlimited is an Irish company which specialises in recruitment and career enhancement.

For more information about Virtual Expos Ireland, visit see the website.

healthcare

Looking for healthcare jobs? Meet Lydian Care at Jobs Expo

Calling all nurses and healthcare staff! Lydian Care will be recruiting at Jobs Expo at the Europa Hotel on 17 September.

Lydian Care is an award winning care agency, and one of Northern Ireland’s fastest growing care agencies.

Lydian Care provides healthcare staff and home care services.  They are a leading provider of domiciliary care and provide home care services in the South Eastern and Southern Trust.

The agency offers a 24-hour dedicated on-call service. Clients can avail of day or night service day every day of the week, from one to four times every day.

Lydian Care provides a personalised approach with a dedicated management team. The agency allocates a manager to oversee the care package of every client. The manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of carers.

Lydian Care provides a wide range of practical and personal care support to their clients. This includes care for those requiring support with:

  • Frail and elderly care
  • Physical disabilities
  • Learning disabilities
  • Hospital discharges
  • Mental health
  • Terminally ill

Lydian Care is also a leading healthcare provider specialising in temporary and permanent staffing solutions across Northern Ireland. They provide healthcare and nursing staff to a range of clients, including NHS, charitable and private health facilities. Lydian Care is committed to best practice and effective recruitment. They offer a high quality service that is flexible and tailored to meet clients’ needs.

All of the agency’s healthcare personnel are recruited in line with legislation, which includes Access NI checks, NISCC and NMC registration, and are fully trained in line with RQIA and industry standards.

 

 

Amadeus

Award winning Amadeus joins Jobs Expo

We are delighted to announce that Amadeus will be recruiting at Jobs Expo Belfast.

Amadeus are a multi-award winning catering firm. They specialise in private, event and corporate dining. With a team of 676 staff members including 15 innovation specialists and over 135 chefs, the company caters to around 4 million people every year. Amadeus is committed to excellence and they have won an impressive 640 culinary and catering awards over their nearly 40 year history.

Amadeus believe that the secret to their success is their team. They look for candidates who offer talent, passion and ability to sell. Successful candidates will be offered training to help them achieve their goals and their “service that sells” programme offers multi-layered training along with an assessment and scoring programme to ensure their customers received consistent and exemplary service every time.

Amadeus show significant growth in 2015/2016

In 2015/16 Amadeus saw significant growth by delivering a 7 percent increase in revenue and a 26 percent increase in profit. This includes securing £20m worth of revenue over two new contracts – the Belfast Waterfront and Ulster Hall, and Delapre Abbey in Northamptonshire. The company has also seen growth in its standalone events business. The team meet and exceeded its annual target, delivered their first event in Europe and won two industry awards.

 

Pramerica

Meet Pramerica at Jobs Expo this September

Jobs Expo is delighted to announce that Pramerica will be joining us for our Belfast event on 17 September at the Europa Hotel.

Pramerica is a business and technology operations subsidiary of US-based Prudential Financial Inc., a global financial services leader. Prudential Financial Inc. had more than $1.1 trillion of assets under management as of March 31, 2014 and operates in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America.

The company was founded in County Donegal in 2000 and provides a range of development, quality assurance and systems engineering services to Prudential Financial Inc. This includes: software development, software quality assurance testing, system management, business intelligence, project management, fintech, business and systems analysis, ethical hacking, test automation and systems engineering. They supply the means to help customers meet high performance targets by sharing organisational awareness, technical competence and exceptional analytical and management capabilities.

Pramerica also provides a wide range of professional business solutions to their parent company’s business groups across the US. They offer expertise on technical support, financial, fintech, legal, actuarial services, contact centre, and back office processing.

Pramerica has over 1,100 employees. They offer an exciting working environment, great learning opportunities, supportive management and an extensive benefits package. They support employees in their efforts to achieve internationally accepted certifications such as CMMI® Level 3, PMP®, CBAP® and CCBA®.

 

CV & Interview Skills At Jobs Expo Belfast 2016

This seminar will give you some tricks and techniques to use to make sure your CV is at the top of the shortlist time and time again. Here are some of the things you will learn at the Seminar:
-The perfect CV is different for everyone, so find out how to tailor yours to your field and to the specific job role you’re applying for.
– You will recieve 2 CV templates and aids and 2 covering letter templates and so you relax in the knowledge that you’ve got the presentation mastered.

– Learn to deal with interview stress, particularly if you’ve recently been made redundant or are suffering from a loss of confidence in another area of your life.
– Get more tips on developing your CV.
– Learn how to control last minute nerves and build rapport with your interviewer.
– Most candidates focus solely on answering questions. Learn how not to be caught out by the interviewer and if you have got any questions for us don’t be afraid to ask.