Enterprise Ireland FAQ

Have questions about working at Enterprise Ireland? Read answers to frequently asked questions to help you make a choice before applying to a job or accepting a job offer.

Whether it's about compensation and benefits, culture and diversity, or you're curious to know more about the work environment, find out from employees what it's like to work at Enterprise Ireland.

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24 English questions out of 24

4 May 2020

Does Enterprise Ireland offer unlimited holiday?

Pros

Good work life balance (flexi time system) Very supportive environment Good company values Fellow staff are always willing to help.

Cons

Can be some red tape/procedure due to being a government agency Pay is very low compared to other similar roles in the job market

Good work life balance (flexi time system)

4 May 2020

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29 July 2021

What is the retirement plan like at Enterprise Ireland?

Pros

Represent the Government of Ireland in the American enterprise and capital market Autonomy to go deep in your focus area Exposure to top diplomats, officials, and business leaders Work with hyper growth companies on their strategy and business development Nice colleagues

Cons

Like any government agency - slow, political and old school technology Tons of internal language and legacy staff riding it out till retirement

Tons of internal language and legacy staff riding it out till retirement

29 July 2021

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25 September 2019

How are the career development opportunities at Enterprise Ireland?

Pros

Multiple interns hired in different departments - good level of training and induction procedures Great mentoring from managers and fellow colleagues Great level of responsibilities and tasks given Multiple workshops, guest speakers and internal events available for personal and career development Brilliant exposure to a network of professionals in multiple industries

Cons

Very little possibilities of promotion or benefits

Multiple workshops, guest speakers and internal events available for personal and career development

25 September 2019

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18 March 2021

What kind of career opportunities exist at Enterprise Ireland?

Pros

Access to great networks, really good pay.

Cons

Too bureaucratic, no much opportunity to grow.

Too bureaucratic, no much opportunity to grow.

18 March 2021

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20 December 2019

Does Enterprise Ireland have any sort of mentoring programme?

Pros

Sociable, diverse work, lots of events to work on ad get involved with. Depending on department, a lot of opportunity to travel.

Cons

Non-diverse workforce, boredom, lack of enthusiasm from management and staff, no mentoring or training.

Advice to Management

Structure to Intern program, extra training and performance reviews

diverse workforce, boredom, lack of enthusiasm from management and staff, no mentoring or training.

20 December 2019

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