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Tús Maith: Relocation to Ireland

In the global arena of the workplace, employee relocation is increasingly common. The challenges faced by employees and their families can lead to unsuccessful or short-term relocations and sub-optimal productivity. This course is equally relevant for relocating employees, and for support staff.

Title: Tús Maith: Relocation to Ireland

Aim: Facilitate migrant workers and their families in making a successful relocation to Ireland (Can be tailored to migrants or support staff / HR)

On completion participants will be able to:

  • Explain current rules regarding work permits, green cards, entry visas, permission to remain etc
  • Detail entitlements and responsibilities of each category of migrant worker and family members
  • Give practical advice regarding access to housing, employment rights, education, transportation, the tax system, child benefits etc
  • Introduce newcomers to Irish history and current affairs
  • Profile values, attitudes and norms prevalent in Irish work/social sphere (sense of humour, time-keeping, Smalltalk etc)
  • Explain the role of the Irish language and advise re pronunciation of Irish (Gaelic) names
  • Illustrate the process of Culture Shock, homesickness and cultural dislocation
  • Identify commonly occurring Culture Clashes and Culture Bumps in an Irish work and social context
  • Blueprint a ‘buddying’ system by fellow migrant workers for recent arrivals
  • Devise a Welcome/Support network by Irish staff for their non-Irish colleagues
  • Refer to relevant advisory, information, cultural and support agencies
  • Provide follow-up support or check-in at regular intervals on a long-term basis

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Coming Up

A Public Information Presentation entitled ‘Making a Will won’t kill you’ is to take place in Beara, County Cork at Eyeries National School at 7.30pm on Tuesday 23 February 2016. Hosted by Eyeries NS Parents’ Association and delivered by Anne O’Carroll of Cascade Training Consultancy, this jargon-free presentation gives practical tips on how to make a will, what happens if you don’t and how best to provide for your loved ones, avail of tax breaks and ensure peace of mind. This event is a fund-raiser for the school and is open to all, but parents of young children or other dependents are particularly encouraged to attend. There will be a Question & Answer session afterwards and handouts will be provided.

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Law Centre NI, Belfast

One of the best courses on culture that I have experienced in the last seven years.

Very useful and completely relevant.

Thoroughly worthwhile. Lively and interesting.

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