Top US Games Firm Needs Staff With Language Skills In Ireland

The top US games firm, EA Games, is looking for staff with language skills for a base in Galway, Ireland. The computer games company is creating 300 jobs for its new European Customer Experience Centre of Excellence in Ireland and requires people with a good proficiency in French, Italian, German and Spanish, as well as English.

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‘PayPal’ Forced To Import Staff With Language Skills From Overseas

PayPal, the online payment company, which has a base in Dundalk, Ireland is having to recruit staff from overseas due to a lack of Irish staff with language skills.  The multinational company is finding it difficult to find Irish staff with the necessary language skills and in particular for German, Dutch and Nordic languages. The Global Operations Vice-President at PayPal said that Ireland suffered from a ‘deficiency’ in Irish workers with second languages.

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