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<br /> 2017/18<br /> 11th edition<br /> The most popular employers<br /> as voted by students and graduates<br /> in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland<br /> IRELAND'S<br /> 100<br /> leading graduate<br /> EMPLOYERS<br /> IRELAND'S TOP<br /> GRADUATE<br /> EMPLOYERS<br /> Research by<br /> LEARNING<br /> FROM<br /> LEADERS<br /> WHAT<br /> RECRUITERS<br /> REALLY WANT<br /> In association with<br /> %<br /> “I LEARNED SO MU<br /> EAVAN, GRADUATE<br /> CH SO QUICKLY.”<br /> jobs.lidl.ie · jobs.lidl-ni.co.uk<br /> HIGH STANDARDS<br /> JTOIN LIDL, ONE OF THE<br /> HIGH PACEHRFIEOVREMRASNCE<br /> ROP FIVE GRADUATE<br /> ECRUITEjRobSs.lIidNl.ieIR· EjobLsA.liNdl-Dni.co.uk<br /> gradireland.com/irelands100<br /> 1<br /> Foreword<br /> This is the eleventh edition of our annual Ireland's 100 Leading Graduate<br /> Employers publication, one of our most eagerly anticipated pieces of research<br /> each year. Ire<a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=1"> 2017/18 11th edition The mo</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=2"> “I LEARNED SO MU EAVAN, GRADUATE</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=3"> CH SO QUICKLY.” jobs.lidl.ie · jobs.lidl-ni.co.u</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=4"> HIGH STANDARDS JTOIN LIDL, ONE OF THE HIGH PACEHR</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=5"> gradireland.com/irelands100 1 Foreword </a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=6"> 2 Ireland's top graduate employers 2017</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=7"> after their studies, with 41 per cent saying that</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=8"> 4 The most popular graduate employers 201</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=9"> Principal locations Cork, Dublin, Limerick Dubli</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=10"> 6 n n n n n </a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=11"> Principal locations Dublin Belfast, Dublin Cork</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=12"> 8 Accountancy/professional services Sector </a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=13"> Principal locations Dublin Dublin Dublin Galwa</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=14"> 10 `Bubbling under' – the next most popula</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=15"> 11 The business landscape With a resurgen</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=16"> 12 sharing with three or four others and wil</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=17"> Learning from leaders 13 `In the event of a </a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=18"> 14 `I became really passionate and drive</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=19"> 15 What advice would </a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=20"> 16 `Real leaders make space for others to sh</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=21"> 17 Rising stars `Be mindful of your peers' ski</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=22"> 18 `Always ask for advice and help no matter</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=23"> 19 At the time I was u</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=24"> 20 `Have confidence in your own ability, put </a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=25"> A career born in Ireland, matured around the worl</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=26"> 22 What recruiters want Each year our</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=27"> In line with our research from recent years, conf</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=28"> 24 Application and interview methods Mo</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=29"> 25 Graduate salaries approach €30k wit</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=30"> 26 Sectoral salaries Although there is </a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=31"> 30 1 25 32 The most popular graduate employ</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=32"> 28 Accountancy/professional services A ca</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=33"> 29 Banking, investment and financial servi</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=34"> 30 Consulting A diverse, rapidly evolving</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=35"> 31 Engineering The engineering and IT sec</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=36"> 32 Fast-moving consumer goods This sector</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=37"> 33 Law Law continues to offer graduates a</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=38"> 34 Logistics, transport and supply chain m</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=39"> 35 Online retail services and telecoms A </a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=40"> 36 Public service After several years wit</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=41"> 37 Retail A career in retail offers a div</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=42"> 38 Science A continued drive to expand ou</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=43"> 39 Technology This sector continues to en</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=44"> 40 Utilities, energy and renewables The u</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=45"> A–Z of recruiters Number of people in an organi</a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=46"> Thursday 15 February 2018 12–6.30pm live </a> <a title="Irelands 100 2017-18 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/101861a7?page=47"> 43 boigraduate.com Put yourself at t</a> <a 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