Firstly you should be aware of the hidden labour market. Consultant Sinead English speaks about this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urk5QBDIWak&feature=relmfu
Use Social Media to get hired: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3fP-fKcMJ0&feature=plcp
Also be aware of what makes a good application - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uO0B0BQ-tY&feature=relmfu
Visit the resource on how to get hired in an IT role: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbBLTAOcAZE&feature=plcp
Willing Able Mentoring (WAM) is a work placement programme which aims to promote access to the labour market for graduates with disabilities:http://www.ahead.ie/employment_wamprogramme
You can visit Current Vacancies advertised on the IT Tralee web-site.
There are many resources available to assist you in looking for a job. Take a look at the careers office hand out on . Also visit on-line resources such as choosing an employer , job descriptions , what jobs would suit me and labour market information . Additional resources are at Jobs web-sites and links
Working Freelance -The Gobalisation of work
Mary Carty speaks about promoting your services/products and working as a freelancer in her podcast on 'Bridging Business Strategy and the Arts'. This is relevant to all sectors: http://marycarty.com/thankyou/
The idea that motivated individuals can work from any where and compete for free-lance work is growing. There are many resources on the topic http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19476254 and webistes which promote this concept:
Labour Market Information
• Take a look at the sector you wish to work in.
• Identify key roles of interest and individuals in these roles. Approach individuals for an information interview.
• Begin to develop skills needed in the roles/sector you hope to work in
• Volunteer - get involved in community/industry projects to develop skills
• Secure a mentor for advice and to identify skills gaps you may have
• Begin to fill your CV with key skills you have developed
Finally check www.gradireland.com for graduate positions