Joining the job club

A new initiative is aiming to help unemployed professionals pool their resources and get back to work, writes Sarah Freeman

5th December, 2009

With the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) revealing 73,024 redundancies in the year so far, a Dublin-based initiative hopes to bring unemployed professionals together to find a way back into the workplace.

Aaron Downes, a corporate trainer, established Dublin Job Club earlier this year to provide support to skilled professionals who have lost their jobs.

‘‘A lot of these people would never have been in this situation,” said Downes. ‘‘The work search process...

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