Agri-food employers launch careers roadshow

A series of events by Ireland's agri-food co-ops aims to help jobseekers improve their skills, writes Gareth Naughton.

1st June, 2014
Billy Goodburn, ICOS Skillnet Manager; Simon Coveney, Minister for Agriculture; lan Nuzum, chief executive of Skillnet; and Seamus O'Donohoe, chief executive of the Irish Co-Operative Organisation Society.

The agri-food co-ops have launched a new initiative to encourage jobseekers to give serious consideration to the opportunities the sector has to offer.

The Foot In The Door series of training and advisory events kicked off last week in Mallow, Co Cork, and will tour nationwide over the coming weeks, with the aim of giving jobseekers a clearer idea of the skills needed in a sector undergoing steady growth.

The Irish Co-operative Organisation Society (Icos)...

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