Entries by FPadmin

Delighted to be part of gradireland Live! career fair in RDS

Here we are again at the RDS for the next is the series of gradireland Live! career fairs. Great to meet some of the graduates of 2020 who are interested in making an impact with their careers.   Below is the panel discussion on how to feature your ability – making you more employable.  

Round-table: Impact of digital marketing communications

This week’s round-table session was facilitated by Craig Dwyer, Digital Campaigns & Strategic Communications Consultant and Founder of ‘ForaChange’. The topic of this For Purpose round-table session was the role of digital marketing in communication campaigns. During the session, Craig demonstrated the impact digital marketing had on the ‘Yes Equality’ campaign in Ireland. Craig was […]

Graduate Talent Management Masterclass

For Purpose is delighted to participate in the Graduate Talent Management Masterclass, taking place in The Wheel on Thursday 27th Nov at 9am. For many not-for-profit organisations, finding the right people with the right skills is an increasing challenge for HR professionals and senior managers to contend with. The arrival of full employment has had […]

Interested in Becoming a For Purpose Fundraising Mentor?

WHAT IS FOR PURPOSE? For Purpose is Ireland’s not-for-profit graduate programme. We attract, mentor and develop the future leaders of the sector. For Purpose connects not-for-profit organisations with talented graduates who are searching ‘for purpose’ in their careers and the chance to make an impact on civil society. HOW DOES FOR PURPOSE WORK? • Graduates […]

For Purpose Attends the gradireland Summer Fair

The For Purpose team was kept busy yesterday at the gradireland careers fair in the RDS, where we were joined by over 3,000 graduates and 40 exhibitors at the fair. There was a substantial level of interest at our stand throughout the day, signifying a strong appetite from third-level graduates for a career in the […]

Adrian McCarthy Discusses the Topic of Future Leaders in the Sector

On Thursday 23rd of May, the For Purpose team were in Croke Park for The Wheel’s Annual Summit. The event, which coincided with The Wheel’s 20th anniversary, focused on how we can promote innovation in the community, voluntary and charity sector to unlock a brighter future for all. A number of seminars took place throughout […]

Six months in – a graduate’s experience of For Purpose

SIX MONTHS AFTER STARTING WITH ACTIONAID IRELAND, JULIANNE FLYNN TALKED TO FOR PURPOSE ABOUT HER EXPERIENCE OF THE PROGRAMME   FOR PURPOSE: WHAT DID YOU STUDY IN COLLEGE? Julianne Flynn: I studied Sociology and Social Policy at Trinity College Dublin, with a year abroad at the University of Melbourne. This course is essentially a mixture […]

For Purpose Shortlisted for Graduate Recruitment Award

For Purpose is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards 2019 in the category of best graduate recruitment website! The For Purpose team will be attending the awards night taking place on the 25th of April in the Mansion House. This nomination is a huge achievement for us […]