Unemployed must upload CVs to keep social welfare

Unemployed must upload CVs to keep social welfare
Kevin Humphreys TD, Minister of State at Department of Social Protection with Special Responsibility for Activation. Picture: Maura Hickey

Revamped JobsIreland site will host CVs to allow employers to search live register for people whose skills they need, says the government.

Unemployed people will have to upload their CVs to a new government website from next year to keep their social welfare payments, according to new Minister of State Kevin Humphreys.

The new requirement is part of the government’s strategy to improve people’s chances of getting back to work.

Humphreys, who is Minister of State at the Department of Social Protection, said there had to be a contract between the person who was out...

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