ATU is piloting a brand new careers web site with a number of native corporations, together with US medical expertise big Medtronic, which has two bases in Galway.
Atlantic Technological College (ATU) has created a free on-line service for employees who need to enhance their expertise, retrain or change jobs.
Customers can schedule a 15-minute on-line session with an expert advisor by means of an internet site known as MyCareerPath.ie. After counseling, they’ve entry to a number of on-line instruments to evaluate their skills, pursuits, and transferable expertise. You can too discover a strategy to entry a three-step course utilizing earlier classes you’ve gotten finished at work.
MyCareerPath.ie makes use of AI expertise to evaluate people’ resumes and conduct mock interviews. We then present suggestions on the consumer’s interview fashion.
On the finish of the method, customers can get assist with a 30-minute one-on-one assembly. At these conferences, advisors measure the abilities hole to a person’s objectives and advise on subsequent steps. Advisory suggestions might embody potential ATU course alternatives.
Along with offering providers for people, MyCareerPath.ie additionally gives free providers for companies. Corporations can request an advisor to the service to fulfill with the crew, establish potential gaps and recommend options.
Greater than 50 individuals are at present finishing their studying path by means of the service. Developed as a part of the €12.3m Increased Training 4.0 plan.
“The primary group is at present finalizing this system and has acquired superb suggestions from each employers and people who have gone by means of this system. What is de facto stunning is how a lot this has helped learners with their confidence and at the moment are contemplating academic alternatives they might by no means have thought-about. that every one have been talked about.
ATU labored with a number of corporations through the preliminary pilot section, together with US medical gadget firm Medtronic. The corporate has a Heart of Operations and R&D Excellence to assist its world cardiac and vascular enterprise, in addition to a Buyer Innovation Heart at Parkmore Enterprise Park West in Galway. It additionally works on the metropolis’s Mervue with a give attention to creating respiratory and monitoring units.
In line with Mary Kearns, schooling and growth guide at Medtronic, this system gave the corporate’s taking part staff “readability on their profession path and the motivation and confidence to pursue additional schooling and coaching.”
“We won’t hesitate to suggest MyCareerPath.ie and see it as a invaluable useful resource that different corporations within the space ought to leverage,” she concluded.
ATU was established in 2022 on account of the merger of IT Sligo, Galway Mayo Institute of Expertise and Letterkenny IT. It was introduced in November of final yr that will probably be launched in April of this yr.
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