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Radar welcomes Carson McDowell
11 Sep Employer News

A huge welcome to our newest client Carson McDowell! Carson McDowell is one of Northern Ireland’s most renowned and well-established law firms. The firm, which has been operating since 1852, has a reputation for providing exceptional legal advice and service to their clients, many of whom are in the Top 100 firms in Northern Ireland. […]

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Insight into EY Belfast
28 Aug Events

Insight Evening at EY Thinking about a career with one of the Big 4? Get ahead of the game and register your interest for EY’s Insight Evening this Wednesday 4th September at their Adelaide Exchange offices in Belfast City Centre! This event is a brilliant opportunity for anyone considering applying to EY in 2020 or 2021. […]

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I’ve got the job – now what?
12 Aug Future

Welcome to the real world! You’ve nailed the interview, got the job, signed the contract and bought a whole new professional wardrobe. Now what? You might be an immediate start or you might have one last lazy student summer before starting your grad job. Either way, pre-first day nerves are perfectly normal for someone 30 […]

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Pride Series: How much did Radar raise for Cara-Friend?
06 Aug Events

Pride has now been and gone for another year. The colourful parade attracted over 60,000 supporters on to Belfast’s streets, making it the largest Pride event Belfast has ever seen!  Businesses from across Northern Ireland, both big and small also got involved to show their support, with companies such as Danske Bank, EY and the […]

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Pride Series: Radar Raises Funds
31 Jul Radar News

Radar is very proud to be supporting local charity Cara-Friend for this year’s Belfast Pride. Cara-Friend has been serving the LGBTQ+ community in Northern Ireland since 1974, providing regional LGBTQ+ youth groups across Northern Ireland. The charity offers one-to-one support for individuals, LGBTQ+ awareness training for professionals and volunteers working in a variety of different […]

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It’s official – Belfast students are the least stressed in the UK
16 Jul Research

Ulster Bank released their annual Student Living Index today, uncovering some interesting facts about students’ habits here in Northern Ireland. The survey showed that university students here spent on average around a third less for rent than their counterparts in the rest of the UK. Average monthly rent for a student in NI is £325.90, […]

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Why you need to live in Belfast
15 Jul Social

Did you know that 27.7% (17,440) of our young people leave Northern Ireland to study at universities in England, Scotland and Wales last year? In one university in Liverpool alone (Liverpool John Moores University), there are almost 2000 students there from NI. People move away for a variety of reasons, some may want to move […]

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Are you the Henderson Group’s next Apprentice?
11 Jul Employer News

We have another new employer on Radar! Henderson Group have just gone live on the site and posted 3 new apprenticeship opportunities! You may not think you know of the Henderson Group, but you will definitely have heard of their franchises Spar & ViVo! This firm is an established company within Northern Ireland. Operating for […]

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New Employer Alert! Hello First Derivatives!
24 Jun Employer News

Huge welcome to First Derivatives who have just gone live on Radar! We are delighted to welcome Ireland’s largest software company to our site. If you guys haven’t heard of this company, you need to check them out! Based in Newry, the company has a global client base, with offices in Europe, North America, Asia […]

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