Spring 2017 


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Celebrating International Women's Day


As we prepared for our International Women’s Day event with Susan HayesCulleton earlier this month, we took a quick look at the makeup of our female membership. We unearthed some fun facts such as the most popular member name, and noted some more serious trends such as the fall off in the participation of women in graduate programmes.

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Beyond the prospectus: Professional Banker


In this new feature we ask students or recent graduates to share some thoughts on their programme, so you get insights ‘beyond the prospectus’. Our first article features Gail and Bernard, both newly awarded the Professional Banker designation, who answer five key questions about this new programme and badge of excellence.

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A tribute to Dr. TK Whitaker


We remember the remarkable Dr. TK Whitaker, regarded as the chief architect of the modern Irish economy and, we are proud to say, an Honorary Fellow of the Institute. His conviction that education should be a ‘constant and unending journey’ is an inspiration to us all.

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A-Z of our electronic resources


We’re always thinking about how we can support our members. Alongside the face-to-face supports we offer, we have built a suite of resources online. For a quick guide to what’s available on iob.ie and through MyInstitute, see this A – Z compendium.

Discover what's available here



Six ways to impress when networking


The Institute’s career portal offers a rich resource for anyone looking for tools, advice and information about career development. In this newsletter we share a series of slides with very practical tips on how to impress when networking.

Six ways here



Meet a member…


Meet Jonathan Carey, now based in Limerick, working in the Fund Administration Transfer Agency department of Northern Trust after seven years working in the Cayman Islands. That experience has served him well it seems. The one thing he’d bring to a desert island… a boat.

Meet Jonathan here



… now meet a member of our team


Originally from Poland, Anna has been organising events and supporting our members for over eight years now. Passionate about animal and human rights, her dream dinner party is going to be a busy affair – pets are invited too!

Meet Anna here