Bar­bara bucks trend by hir­ing 50 new work­ers


Bray People - - News - Mary FOG­A­RTY

BRAY WOMAN Bar­bara Gor­don is shrug­ging off the re­ces­sion by tak­ing on 50 new sales staff to drive ex­pan­sion of her busi­ness and pro­vide much-needed job op­por­tu­ni­ties for the new­lyre­dun­dant.

She made the an­nounce­ment this week, say­ing that a sub­stan­tial in­crease in in­ter­net traf­fic has given her the op­por­tu­nity to boost the work­force of the lo­cal com­pany, buck­ing the cur­rent trend of lay­offs and pay-cuts.

Ten area man­agers and 40 sales agents will be hired across the coun­try. ‘More and more peo­ple are us­ing the in­ter­net to seek out the best value,’ said Sian Phillips, fi­nan­cial di­rec­tor of

The web­site is an on­line di­rec­tory with a list­ing of more than 60,000 com­pa­nies and 4,000 vis­i­tors ev­ery day. The site boasts traf­fic of up to 3.5 mil­lion hits a month. ‘The time has come to con­tin- ue our ex­pan­sion drive by in­creas­ing our sales team,’ said Sian.

For more in­for­ma­tion about th­ese roles or to ap­ply for the po­si­tion of Area Sales Man­ager or Area Sales Agent con­tact Ju­lia Foerster, Ex­pect Tal­ent on ( 021) 420 9050 or email whatswhat@ex­

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