Recruitment

It’s Time for a Change – Move Back to Ireland and Work for SL Controls

Are you thinking of making a change in the New Year? Maybe you’re home for Christmas to see friends and family, giving you time to consider your options. With the strength of the economy and the strong (and growing) engineering sector that now exists in the country, coming back to Ireland could be the right …

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Advantages of Continuing Professional Development for Engineers

Do you want to move your engineering career forward? This could involve getting a more senior position, changing the industry you work in, or progressing in your current role to put you in a better position for the future. One of best ways to achieve these objectives is through continuing professional development. This doesn’t just …

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Remote Working – Embracing Modern and Flexible Working Arrangements

Over recent years, the workplace has changed dramatically. Those changes continue as old, traditional structures of working become obsolete, replaced by models that are better suited to businesses, employees, and wider society. A major part of this change in working practices is the increasing appeal of remote working – both to employers and to employees. …

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How to Get Engineering Experience When You Don’t Have Engineering Experience

It’s the famous jobs market catch-22 – how do you get engineering experience when you don’t have engineering experience. The problem can be frustrating as roles that don’t require experience are hard to find, very competitive, and difficult to secure. Plus, the experience you typically need is in a real work situation. In other words, …

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Getting a Graduate Engineer Position in 2019 – What You Need to Know

Many engineering companies and other employers already have Graduate Engineer vacancies posted on their websites. If you secure one of these roles, you most likely won’t begin your employment until after you complete your degree in summer 2019. In other words, there is a long lead-in time for many graduate roles. If you are not …

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How the West and North West’s Thriving MedTech and Pharmaceutical Sectors are Creating Engineering Career Opportunities

A recent article in the Independent featured the headline: “Forget Dublin’s Silicon Docks…Going west means tech can offer lifestyles as well as work”. It mentioned Limerick and Galway before stating: “Now Sligo is coming up the ranks as a place to build a career, and home to game-changing tech developments.” Of course, this is bang …

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14 Reasons Why the SL Controls Galway Office Should be Your Next Engineering Career Move

Are you looking for your next engineering career move? Do you want to advance your career or take on a new challenge? Do you want to move out of Dublin for a better quality of life or do you want to return to Ireland after working abroad? Are you thinking of moving to Ireland? Here …

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Why and How to Put Personality into Your Engineering CV and Cover Letter

There are lots of best practice guidelines you should follow when creating or refining an engineering CV and cover letter. One tip that will improve both documents, however, is to add personality to them. Showing hard skills is an essential requirement of any CV but this can be easier to summarise as it includes the …

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Engineering Opportunities in Ireland’s Thriving MedTech Sector

Ireland’s MedTech sector is thriving. It already employs 38,000 people here plus, when you look at the figures on a per capita basis, Ireland has the second largest number of MedTech professionals in Europe. The sector exports €12.6 billion worth of products every year to more than 100 countries. In addition, nine of the top …

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SL Controls’ Emer Feeney Explains 8 Tips to Engineering Career Success in the Sunday Independent

What do you do when you feel like your engineering career has stalled? This was the topic of a question that Emer Feeney answered in last week’s Sunday Independent. Emer is an HR Generalist here at SL Controls. You can read the full article here. Emer answered the question by giving eight smart tips on …

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Industry 4.0 and the Career Opportunities it Presents

Industry 4.0 involves digitalising manufacturing and business processes to create Smart Factories. The objectives are to increase productivity, improve efficiency, and develop new sales opportunities. It offers opportunities for your career too. Importantly, we are only at the beginning of Industry 4.0, the fourth industrial revolution. In fact, when we use the term Smart Factory, …

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What Makes Being a Recruiter at SL Controls Different to Other Companies?

The projects and solutions we deliver for clients at SL Controls require very particular skillsets. This includes controls, validation, and automation engineering skills, as well as skills in the emerging discipline of equipment systems engineer. We take on engineers at all levels, from graduates to project managers, but it’s important we get the right people. …

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