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We asked Yvonne Brady from Failte Ireland to give some advice for people considering this job:


Yvonne Brady

HR Manager

Failte Ireland

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  Yvonne Brady
I would strongly recommend a career in HR specifically in hospitality. It is a flexible career with lots of options and opportunities to travel. A qualification in HRM is a good start and gaining work experience is really important. 

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Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.
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Christmas Jobs and Who is Hiring Now

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Christmas Jobs and Who is Hiring Now

Thursday, October 15, 2015 

Christmas Jobs and Who is Hiring Now

The Christmas madness season is fast approaching and several big retailers are currently recruiting for additional staff to help out with the busiest shopping time of the year.

Here are some links to help with your search:

Arnotts, Dublin - a range of jobs on offer from Christmas Team Sales assistants, Christmas Entertainer, to Personal Shopper.

Click here for details of vacancies and application. 

Argos, Countrywide - has a whole range of jobs on offer with a variety of working patterns. Seeking friendly and motivated people who take pride in a job well done. "Take a minute to search out the Christmas job that suits you best".

Details of Christmas Jobs with Argos are available here. Search by location for jobs in Ireland.

Boots, Countrywide - are recruiting Christmas Customer assistants for a number of their stores across the country.

Click here for details of vacancies.

Brown Thomas  advertised over 500 seasonal vacancies across a range of roles including Sales Consultants, Sales Support, Cashiers and Store Ambassadors. many of these are now filled but there continues to be some vacancies advertised.

Click here for details and online application.

Debenhams - are recruiting for Christmas Positions across all 11 of their ROI stores, Blackrock, Blanchardstown, Dublin Henry St, Tallaght, Cork Patrick Street, Cork Mahon Point, Galway, Limerick, Newbridge, Tralee and Waterford

Click here for Debenhams Career page - Filter the LOCATION by REPUBLIC OF IRELAND and press SEARCH From the list of Republic of Ireland jobs pick the one you want and ‘Apply’. 

Kildare Village Outlet - several Sales Assistant Vacancies  are currently available for the Village boutiques and will be recruiting many more positions in the lead up to Christmas.

Click here for Details and to Upload your CV via General Applications.

Pennys/Primark Ireland - currently have several part-time and temporary contract retail assistant and other roles.

Click here for details of all vacancies and search by location.

TESCO -  have shops all over Dublin and Ireland and they recruit a large number of Seasonal Staff for Christmas each year. Tesco don’t advertsise general assistant vacancies or temporary jobs on the Tesco Ireland Careers Website. You can find the contact details for stores in your area and check out their recruitment process.

Schuh - vacancies for temporary part time sales advisors at Liffey vally store, Dublin.

Click here for details

Details of any further Christmas Job Opportunities will be added here as they become available.

The CareersPortal Team