YITBA Announce an Education and Jobs Area at Equus Live

The YITBA, the junior wing of the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders Association (ITBA) were today, confirmed as sponsors of the Education and Jobs Area at Equus Live 2013. The YITBA have engaged ‘Measurability’ a career and outplacement firm to offer career advice for free at Equus Live. Measurability will have two career experts available throughout the event, on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd November. They will provide expert advice in the following areas.

-          How to create an impactful CV and cover letter.

-          How to sell yourself at interview and land more job offers.

-          How to access the hidden job market, with networking, social media networking and speculative approaches.

-          How to get the best results when targeting advertised job.


All are welcome from those looking for a job in any area of the Equine industry to someone looking for a career change. All you have to do is bring along your CV on the day and pop along to the YITBA stand to book a one on one slot. 

Shane O’Dwyer of the ITBA commented “The YITBA objective is to identify and nurture all young breeders and thoroughbred enthusiasts wishing to learn more about and work within the industry. We have held a number of career clinics recently which have proved invaluable for members looking to embark on a career in the industry.

We have created the Education and Jobs Area at Equus Live to extend this opportunity to everyone interested in pursuing a career the equine world both thoroughbred and sport horse. You do not need to be a YITBA member to avail of the service. The jobs market is difficult at the best of times so we hope this free service will point people in the right direction and get them into the jobs market.

Amber Byrne of Equus Live commented “This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking for career advice. We are very grateful to the YITBA for sponsoring this area and bringing in Measurability to help people with their CV’s and interview techniques. Interviews can be very daunting so any help to get ahead is welcomed. We hope to develop the YITBA Jobs and Education area and are looking at encouraging Universities and Colleges to take stands to promote their courses. Visitors will not only have a really fun day out at Equus Live they might also leave with a new career path!”

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For information on Equus Live contact Amber Byrne on Tel: 087 9144 120 or E: amber@equuslive.com W: www.equuslive.com

ITBA contact Shane O’Dwyer on T: 045 877 543 or see www.itba.ie

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