Check out the whole range of part time jobs in Cork

With the current economic climate consumer spending is low and it's not going to rise for the foreseeable future. The retail community which traditionally provided a large number of part time jobs in Cork is suffering. Jobseekers need to explore new avenues and here are some useful tips.

The IT and pharmaceutical industry are the two big players in Cork's economy. Major employers in the city include Apple, EMC and Pfizer. Companies involved in cloud computing technology are investing in Cork. Aruba networks, SouthWestern and Quest are all creating jobs in the city.

Other major employers in the city include Amazon, McAfee, Motorola, Siemens, Boston Scientific, GlaxoSmithKline, Eli Lily, Johnson & Johnson and Schering Plough.

The city has excellent road and rail links to Dublin and the rest of the country. There is an international airport which provides part time work, especially in high season. The Port of Cork operates cargo and ferry services.

Cork is home to numerous colleges with University College Cork (UCC) and Cork Institute of Technology being the largest. These colleges cater for over 40,000 full time students and this creates a plethora of part time jobs.

Tourism is another major contributor to the economy. Cork is renowned for its scenery, historical attractions and cultural amenities. The city is full of hotels, restaurants, pubs, bars and nightclubs which are always looking for part time staff.

The city is host to numerous festivals throughout the year, most notably the Guinness Jazz Festival in October. Part time jobs in Cork can also be found in one of the many sporting venues.


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