Career Centre

How to Create a Successful CV

Thursday, March 12, 2015

With many employers now receiving hundreds of applications for each advertised vacancy, how do you know what they are really looking for and how can you make your CV stand out from the crowd?

Competency Based Interviews

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Most job seekers fear competency based interviews, but I think they’re easier to navigate than traditional interviews. A critical component for success is an in-depth understanding of the STAR technique.

Job Hunting: The Fear Factor

Friday, June 05, 2015

Jobseekers have to face and overcome fears to land the ultimate prize – that dream job. Unfortunately, many jobseekers fail to overcome their fear and miss out on opportunities.

Fear of getting fired drops, as 25% of people insult their boss at the Christmas party

Thursday, December 17, 2015

We’re well and truly into Christmas party season now, and, as this new survey fromRecruitIreland.comhighlights, workers across Ireland are facing the usual festive dilemmas. To go or not to go? What to wear? And how to avoid making a fool of myself in front of the boss?

Things to avoid when filling out your CV

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Boredof advice on how to find your dream job? Suzanne Harringtoncasts an arched eyebrow over some of the world’s most rubbish cvs.

New Year Re-Solutions

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The New Year is synonymous with making resolutions which for most people are knee-jerk responses to overindulgence during Christmas. If we split the word ‘resolutions’ in two, we have ‘re-solutions,’ and with 2015 stretching out in front of us, this is a great time to get curious about creating new solutions to old issues.

Job Search Strategies

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

I’ve preached about proactive job search for over a decade. Thissaid,I know most job seekers are still reacting to the job market, only targeting advertised jobs.