Civil service increasingly the choice for graduates

Posted in Governance and administration on May 15th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“When the four-year moratorium on public service recruitment was lifted in 2013, it was no surprise to see a pent-up demand for graduate places, but since then the Public Appointments Service has continued to re-assert the public service even more successfully as an employer of choice for young graduates …” (more)

[Irish Times, 15 May]

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State pays €5m college fees for department staff

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on December 9th, 2013 by steve

“Taxpayers have forked out €5m for college fees for hundreds of staff across government departments under the Coalition …” (more)

[Juno McEnroe, Irish Examiner, 9 December]

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€1.5 million bill to put civil servants on college courses

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on December 7th, 2013 by steve

“Public is picking up the tab so send staff to get primary and secondary degrees. Figures released from a series of Government Departments reveal how the public is picking up the tab to send staff to get primary and masters degrees …” (more)

[Sarah Bardon, Irish Mirror, 6 December]

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