Exciting Lineup of Speakers at the Construction Jobs Expo's Agenda Stage

Construction Jobs Expo's Agenda Stage
16 May 2024
Est. Reading: 3 minutes

Looking to gain valuable insights and guidance for your career in the construction industry? Look no further than the The Agenda Stage at this weekend's Construction Jobs Expo taking place on Saturday, 18th May, 2024 at the RDS, Dublin from 10am-4pm.

This careers fair is dedicated to the construction sector and will feature hundreds of active job opportunities. Construction Jobs Expo is the only careers exhibition of its type to feature FREE ADMISSION.

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Alongside the exhibitors at the Expo is The Agenda Stage featuring a diverse lineup of speakers covering a range of topics crucial for professional development within the construction sector.

From exploring tech jobs in construction to understanding the importance of organizational culture in your job search, these sessions promise to be informative and insightful.

Radio and TV presenter, Trishauna Archer will be the event compère for the day. Trishauna Archer is a radio and television presenter, voice-over artist, MC, and actress. For the past decade, Trish woke up listeners across the South East every morning as host of the multi-award-winning Beat Breakfast. More recently she presented night time talk show 'Room 104' on FM104. She is also the station voice on iRadio.



10:30 - 11:00

What Tech Jobs are Available within the Construction Sector?

Luke Treacy

Luke Treacy from Dublin CODING School will delve into the exciting world of technology within the construction industry. Discover the various tech roles available, from digital modeling to project management software, and how they are shaping the future of construction.

11:00 - 11:30

Building the Lucky Country with Moving2Australia

Gearoid Considine

Gearóid Considine from Moving2Australia.com.au will discuss opportunities for construction professionals in Australia. Learn about the booming construction industry Down Under and explore the possibilities of building your career in this lucky country.

11:30 - 12:00

Suir Academy Apprentice Training Programme

Suir Engineering Picture Conor McCabe Photography.

Christopher Lawless of Suir Engineering will provide insights into apprenticeship opportunities in the construction sector. Discover how the Suir Academy Apprentice Training Programme can kickstart your career in construction through hands-on learning and mentorship.

12:00 - 12:30

Organizational Culture: Why it Matters in Your Job Search

Joel Dupont from Guidewire will highlight the importance of organizational culture in your job search. Understand how company culture influences employee satisfaction and success, and learn how to find the right cultural fit for your career aspirations.

12:30 - 13:00

A Day in the Life at the LDA

Rob Farrell

Robert Farrell from the Land Development Agency will offer a glimpse into a typical day working at the LDA. Explore the diverse projects and responsibilities involved in land development, and gain valuable insights into this dynamic sector.

13:00 - 13:30

A Career in Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail Infrastructure Management: An Inclusive & Diverse Journey.

Ann Spellacy

Ann Spellacy from Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail - Infrastructure Management will share her journey and insights into building a career in rail infrastructure. Discover the inclusive and diverse opportunities available within Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail and learn how you can be part of this journey.

13:30 - 14:00

Leadership Development & Management Skills

Raquel Pinto, a career and leadership coach, will discuss essential leadership development and management skills for success in the construction industry. Whether you're a seasoned professional or aspiring leader, this session will provide valuable strategies for personal and professional growth.

14:00 - 14:30

Careers in Construction: Tips on Starting & Progressing

Stephen Byrne from Change Guidance will provide practical tips on starting and progressing your career in construction. From entry-level positions to advancement opportunities, discover how to navigate the construction job market and achieve your career goals.

14:30 - 15:00

Navigating Change. Where do I begin?

pat finnerty

Pat Finnerty from Vocation Wellness will guide attendees on navigating change in their careers. Whether you're considering a career transition or seeking to adapt to industry changes, this session will provide valuable insights and strategies for embracing change and finding your path forward.

15:00 - 15:15

Mental Health in the Engineering / Construction Industry

Lorraine Cormack

Lorraine Cormack from Skanstec Engineering will shed light on mental health in the engineering and construction industry. Learn about the unique challenges faced by professionals in these fields and explore strategies for promoting mental well-being in the workplace.


Whether you're just starting out in the industry or looking to advance your career, don't miss out on this opportunity to learn from industry experts.

See you at the Construction Jobs Expo!

What can you expect at Construction Jobs Expo ?

  • Employers actively recruiting for hundreds of jobs at home and abroad
  • Specialised areas dedicated to jobs in the construction and engineering sectors.
  • Opportunities to gain valuable career guidance.
  • A packed seminar timetable on important and topical issues by a range of industry experts

Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail - Infrastructure Management are sponsors of Construction Jobs Expo 2024.


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