Challenges and opportunities exist for those starting out

New graduates are emerging into a tough labour market, but there are still jobs available in many sectors

29th August, 2020
Challenges and opportunities exist for those starting out
Ruairi Kavanagh, editor of gradireland

This year, around 60,000 final year college students will be figuring out what to do next, but the graduating class of 2020 are staggering into a world that is in some ways unrecognisable. They will face even tougher competition than previous years, with thousands out of work and a global pandemic under way.

Due to Covid-19, the Higher Education Authority (HEA) cancelled this year’s Graduate Outcomes Survey of 2019 graduates. And according to the CSO, the monthly...

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