During my stay in Ireland, visiting famous places, I became increasingly attracted to the Irish way of life.
Ireland is considered a very prosperous country. It is known for its thriving economy and developed knowledge-based, high-tech industries. There is not a large number of billionaires or millionaires, and the overall standard of living of the population is quite high.
According to the experts, the success of the once poorest European country is a direct consequence of the economic, financial, and political reforms of the 1990s.
Then the Irish government decided to lower the income tax rate of entrepreneurs to 12.5% . This was the impetus for a major inflow of foreign investment into the country and now Ireland is home to almost all the major international corporations of the world.
For example, the largest sector in the Irish economy, which accounts for almost 60 per cent of exports, is the pharmaceutical industry, and one of the most important employers on the island has become the IT industry, especially the major American corporations
The computer giant Intel produces microchips in Ireland. You can find the European headquarters of Microsoft, Facebook, Google, Twitter, Linkedin. Apple has already created around 5,000 jobs on the island, and by 2019 they will add up to one thousand more.
On the negative side I would include the climate. In winter there is a lot of rain and strong winds… but on the other hand, there are such sunny days as I spent in Powerscourt, and sufficient income allows you to travel around more!!
As part of my trip to Ireland, I visited the Centre of English Studies (CES). It was founded in 1979 and has accumulated 40 years of experience teaching English to students from around the world. All the teachers of the Dublin school have a higher education, and are certified ACELS, EFL. The important criteria for the selection of the teachers are experience, enthusiasm, a positive attitude, the ability to make language learning fun.
All students who take English courses of up to 6 months, are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week during school and up to 40 hours per week on vacation (summer and Christmas). Such work is more part-time than basic employment, and the emphasis in these situations is still on training.
Min salary is 9.80 Euros per hour. However, if students have a good level of English, they can expect a higher sum.
This work provides an opportunity to earn cover expenses as well as to increase your resume with invaluable experience abroad.
Language schools have workshops where students are helped to get practice for interviews, check their resumes, and are advised how and where to look for work.
If you want to work, it is very easy to find a position in Dublin during the first few weeks. Walking the streets, I noticed the number of ads in the windows of cafes and restaurants. There’s quite a lot!!
Therefore, if you want a job, the most important thing is the your desire and perseverance!!!