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# careers - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC Why Richard Branson isn’t a good role model for would-be startup founders Idol Thoughts

Why Richard Branson isn’t a good role model for would-be startup founders

Budding entrepreneurs need to have more realistic goals.

# careers - Friday 26 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Are you heading for burnout in work? Opinion

Are you heading for burnout in work?

Life is not and should not be an endurance test; nor should your job.

# careers - Thursday 18 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Don’t push your children into careers they’re not suited for – it can backfire Opinion

Don’t push your children into careers they’re not suited for – it can backfire

It can be hard to do, but sometimes we should back off and let young people make their own decisions.

# careers - Sunday 7 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A winning CV and online applications: Your graduate career toolkit Advice

# careers - Saturday 6 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What makes a graduate employable? We asked 100 top companies in Ireland Opinion

What makes a graduate employable? We asked 100 top companies in Ireland

Seriously – check your writing skills.

# careers - Friday 5 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie So you’ve graduated… now, where to get a job? Opinion

So you’ve graduated… now, where to get a job?

It’s hard to know where to start – here’s some advice to get you going.

# careers - Saturday 11 April, 2015

From Business ETC A good problem: How do you turn down a job offer? The Hardest Word

A good problem: How do you turn down a job offer?

11 tips to a seamless ‘no’.

# careers - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Do you want to be a success? Here’s how… Opinion

Do you want to be a success? Here’s how…

Are we genetically predisposed to inherit talent, or can we acquire same with practise?

# careers - Friday 13 February, 2015

From Business ETC David Carr gave this incredible advice to an Irish journalism student Take A Chance

David Carr gave this incredible advice to an Irish journalism student

Timely tweet attracted attention of high-profile New York Times journalist – and he gave her some good career advice. (She has since come and worked for us!)

# careers - Thursday 6 November, 2014

What the GAA can learn from rugby players and their ‘dual careers’

Former Cork hurler Donal Óg Cusack says life off the field is as important as life on it.

# careers - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Olympic champion, assistant to the Prime Minister, Madonna’s babysitter: The lies people tell on their CVs… Fibbers

Olympic champion, assistant to the Prime Minister, Madonna’s babysitter: The lies people tell on their CVs…

Stand out from the crowd, but not for all the wrong reasons, warn employers.

# careers - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The best thing I got from my master’s was the chance to leave Ireland University

Opinion: The best thing I got from my master’s was the chance to leave Ireland

I am one of the many thousands of students to pull up to an Irish university, deposit their money and walk away with what is – essentially – an empty qualification.

# careers - Monday 9 December, 2013

From Business ETC Spanish PM says falling wages help save jobs Living Wage

Spanish PM says falling wages help save jobs

“It is better to bet on earning a little bit less and maintain as many jobs as possible” – do you agree with Mariano Rajoy?

# careers - Sunday 1 December, 2013

From Business ETC Arianna Huffington: employers should let staff nap on the job Productivity This post contains a poll

Arianna Huffington: employers should let staff nap on the job

Not all day, you understand. That’s a duvet day.

# careers - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie This ad wants little girls to dream of being engineers – not princesses Goldieblox

# careers - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Why working 6 days a week is a terrible idea Downtime

Why working 6 days a week is a terrible idea

Working fewer hours, taking more breaks and occasional holidays can actually make us more productive.

# careers - Sunday 3 November, 2013

From Business ETC 14 famous business books summarised for your reading list Quick Reads

# careers - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: NCHD working hours are part of a bigger picture for young Irish workers Column

Column: NCHD working hours are part of a bigger picture for young Irish workers

While the pressures on young doctors are unique, Government decisions have focused the worst effects of the crisis on workers who are 35 and under across all sectors, write Dan Hayden and Dr Antoine Murray.

# careers - Friday 27 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Extract: How is Generation Y reconciling high expectations with the economic reality? Opinion

Extract: How is Generation Y reconciling high expectations with the economic reality?

Labelled as entitled, unrealistic and overly-ambitious, how is Ireland’s Generation Y dealing with the economic crash and subsequent lack of career options? Much better than you might think, according to Padraig Mannion.

# careers - Thursday 19 September, 2013

From Business ETC Column: Team leaders are under pressure to deliver results fast – here’s how to Opinion

Column: Team leaders are under pressure to deliver results fast – here’s how to

Today’s global economy doesn’t leave new managers with a lot of time to find their feet; here Niamh O’Keefe shares her three steps to successfully leading your team.

# careers - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Looking for a new job? A career fair could be the answer – if you follow these tips Opinion

Column: Looking for a new job? A career fair could be the answer – if you follow these tips

A career fair is a serious operation that requires some consideration, but with the right approach you could be walking into a new job, writes James Milligan.

# careers - Sunday 4 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what some successful people were doing aged 25 Richlist

Here’s what some successful people were doing aged 25

Not all of them got it right first time around.

# careers - Sunday 21 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Kids who do well on this test may have unrealised potential Spatial Success

Kids who do well on this test may have unrealised potential

Spatial intelligence not as prized by traditional academia as verbal and math scores – but it should be.

# careers - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Brutally honest job rejection letters you wouldn’t like to get RSVP

Brutally honest job rejection letters you wouldn’t like to get

“The work you sent us is quite terrible.” Oh.

# careers - Monday 29 April, 2013

From Business ETC 15 productivity tips to help you escape the 9-5 lifestyle Lifehack

15 productivity tips to help you escape the 9-5 lifestyle

If you’re spending 12 hours a day at your job and still not finishing your work, it’s time to make a change.

# careers - Saturday 13 April, 2013

From Business ETC Check out the desks of 13 successful tech people Take Note This post contains images

Check out the desks of 13 successful tech people

Some like their own space, some sit with employees, some stand – and some don’t have a desk at all…

# careers - Sunday 7 April, 2013

From Business ETC Careers clinic: Speaking skills for job seekers Interview Technique

Careers clinic: Speaking skills for job seekers

Non-profit organisation Toastmasters helps members improve communication skills – and has some tips for those facing an interview.

# careers - Sunday 24 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: 5 ways to get a career that makes you happy Opinion

Column: 5 ways to get a career that makes you happy

We are all living longer and looking for work to support our lifestyle – so how do we do it? Clare Mulligan explains.

# careers - Saturday 23 February, 2013

From Business ETC Meet the company which will only accept Twitter CVs Careers

Meet the company which will only accept Twitter CVs

And it’s for applications for a six-figure job.

# careers - Friday 15 February, 2013

From Business ETC Careers clinic: A spell of volunteering can transform your job skills Careers

Careers clinic: A spell of volunteering can transform your job skills

As survey finds that one in five people who take a break to volunteer abroad end up changing careers, two volunteers speak about their ‘transformative’ experiences.

# careers - Sunday 20 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Careers clinic: What are you actually doing to get a job? Jobhunt

Careers clinic: What are you actually doing to get a job?

Jobs may be scarce on the ground – but they still exist. Here’s how to do everything you possibly can to find the job you want.

# careers - Sunday 6 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie €150k fund to support artists with disabilities or mental health problems Careers

€150k fund to support artists with disabilities or mental health problems

The fund, which is being run by the Rehab Group, will help people to pursue careers in the arts over the next five years.

# careers - Saturday 15 December, 2012

From Business ETC 15 words you must stop using in your LinkedIn profile Bad Buzz

15 words you must stop using in your LinkedIn profile

The 2012 list of overused, useless buzzwords on the careers networking site.

# careers - Sunday 9 December, 2012

From Business ETC Careers clinic: What NOT to do at an interview Interviews

Careers clinic: What NOT to do at an interview

Some of it’s obvious – but so much of it is vital advice.

# careers - Saturday 24 November, 2012

From Business ETC Algorithm predicts how long workers will stay at a job Recruitment

Algorithm predicts how long workers will stay at a job

Certain factors – even the number of social media accounts you have – can indicate whether you will be likely to stay on in a particular workplace.

# careers - Sunday 21 October, 2012

From Business ETC 5 pointers to remember in an interview Careers Clinic

5 pointers to remember in an interview

Preparation, examples, telling the company what they need to know: Some basic things to remember when going for that job.

# careers - Saturday 20 October, 2012

From Business ETC 17 interview questions to test if you’ll fit in at a company Careers

17 interview questions to test if you’ll fit in at a company

Some are straightforward, some seem like trick questions – all are designed to gain real insight into your personality.

# careers - Sunday 14 October, 2012

From Business ETC Open thread: What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever put on a CV? Cv Gaffes This post contains images

Open thread: What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever put on a CV?

Smoking as a hobby? Surfing the internet as a skill? Join the club.

# careers - Sunday 7 October, 2012

From Business ETC 10 tips for working effectively at home Top Tips This post contains videos

10 tips for working effectively at home

Clear the clutter, stay in touch – and take off those pyjamas.

# careers - Sunday 5 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Passion and hard work: Pixar filmmaker’s inspirational letter to kids Heartwarming

Passion and hard work: Pixar filmmaker’s inspirational letter to kids

Pete Docter, maker of Monsters, Inc. and Up, is a good man to turn to for career advice…

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