Taoiseach asks employers to Open Doors for Job Shadow Day 2015

April 20, 2015

Taoiseach Enda Kenny asks Irish employers to take part in nationwide Job Shadow Day 2015 and to see the contribution that people with a disability have to offer to the workplace – Get involved, Get working, Get inclusive!


Job Shadow Day 2015 Officially Launched

March 12, 2015

IASE has officially launched the eighth annual National Supported Employment Week which will run from Monday 20th – Sunday 26th April.  Job Shadow Day (Wednesday 22nd April) is the highlight of the week and will see hundreds of people with disabilities take the opportunity to shadow a workplace mentor as he or she goes about a normal working day. Supported by businesswoman Norah Casey, the IASE is calling on businesses throughout the country to promote equal employment opportunities and sign up to participate at


Over 750 employers to inspire careers of job seekers with disability

February 19, 2015 

The eighth annual Job Shadow Day will see more than 750 employers sign up to this year’s Job Shadow campaign with almost 500 placements expected from companies who will participate for the first time.


15 Steps to Writing Winning CV’s

January 8, 2015

15 Steps to Writing Winning CVs!  Join us for this unique online workshop programme – develop your skills at your own desk – save on travel costs and out-of-office time.

The workshop is presented online (90 min including Q&A session) using easy-to-use Webinar software – all you need is an internet connection and speakers or headphones. Extensive resource material will be provided to participants to complement each session and certification will be provided.


Caroline Ball and Minister Michael Ring launch ‘Open 50′ project

December 4, 2014

Caroline Ball from Louisburgh in Mayo was joined by Minister Michael Ring at O’Cee’s Coffee Shop in Westport, to officially launch the ‘Open 50′ project on Monday.  Open 50 aims to see over 50 businesses throughout Ireland commit to employing a person with a disability by April 2015, as part of the Open Door initiative. Following a very successful works placement at O’Cee’s in August 2013, Caroline was offered part-time employment at the busy coffee shop and has since been an integral member of their team.