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Limerick Jobs Fair For Ukrainian Refugees A Success

Jonathan Byrne
Jonathan Byrne

01:24 30 Apr 2022


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Unijobs were the company behind the fair. 

A Limerick group has hailed the success of a jobs fair aimed at employing Ukrainian refugees.

They welcomed workers with a diverse range of skillsets to the event.

Employees ranged from surgeons and psychologists to accountants and IT developers.

Unijobs, working with the University of Limerick, organised the jobs fair this week.

They say they've hired a Ukrainian national as a point of contact.

However, Chief Operating Officer Damien Bowe says there are some obstacles.

One of the main obstacles is the language barrier among some Ukrainian nationals.

Bowe says they're in close contact with the Ukrainian community to further

"We decided then that we would try to profile the Ukrainian community," he said.

"In terms of qualifications, previous experience, level of English and so on."

"What we're now doing is sharing this information, with their permission obviously, with other recruitment companies and employers across the midwest."


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