Career Advice

At a recent event, I spoke about a “barrier to employment” that took me by surprise back in the late 80’s when I left Secretarial College. I was advised by the FAS office to think about taking the ‘Ballymun’ address off my CV and maybe use a relation's address instead to give myself a better ch...

Posted: 6 Dec 2018

Category: Career Advice

The Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed has put together an information guide and practical advice where people have expressed concerns about taking up such seasonal work and how it might impact the entitlement to a Jobseekers payment when the contract ends. FastTrack - Seasonal Work A...

Posted: 18 Nov 2018

Category: Career Advice

Are you currently searching for a job for the Christmas period? Tonnes of companies are hiring at the minute – so to ensure you are fully prepared, the team at JobAlert.ie have put together our top 6 tips for landing a job at Christmas! 1. Tailor Your CV for Each Role As there is a lot of competit...

Posted: 8 Nov 2018

Category: Career Advice

Jobs knocking on Doors!

Posted: 14 Oct 2018

Category: Career Advice

Do you remember the saying "a job won't come knocking on the door"? Well that could still be true to a certain degree, but they might pop up in news feeds instead or come through job alerts these days, thanks to advances in technology.  I help people find jobs, that's what I do for a living. In 2...

Posted: 14 Oct 2018

Category: Career Advice

So, you were chosen from hundreds of applicants for an interview that you Aced.You even went out to pre-celebrate with your friends, it was a great night ?you and your Sister from another mister Sarah ended up knocking back ‘slippery nipples’ while dancing on bar stools.  On cue Chelsea got the perf...

Posted: 5 Aug 2018

Category: Career Advice

Most of us at some stage have done it, we dream about our kids going to University – the photograph with the cap and gown, scroll in hand. The proud parents gleaming with pride and the Grandparents in the shot too if we’re lucky. We work hard to make ends meet, to give our kids the very best, to let...

Posted: 4 Aug 2018

Category: Career Advice

If you are an employer who is thinking of taking on an Apprentice or if you are looking to register an apprentice, you should contact the ​apprenticeship section in your local Education and Training Board (ETB).  ​Details of your local ETB can be found on the link below.As soon as you are ready to r...

Posted: 31 Jul 2018

Category: Career Advice

Are you struggling to find a job for the summer? The team at JobAlert.ie have put together some quick tips to help you with your job search.No experience, no problem!The impossible riddle that haunts jobseekers – “I need experience to get a job, but I need a job to get experience”.If you are still i...

Posted: 13 Jun 2018

Category: Career Advice

Ever wondered what it would be like to live on a private island in the Maldives exploring Nature’s Playground on your day off? Imagine going snorkelling off the reef or just basking in the morning’s first rays living in paradise.This dream could be a reality right now as there are jobs going in the ...

Posted: 25 Mar 2018

Category: Career Advice

If you splurged over the Christmas and New Year celebrations, you are not alone. Not by a longshot. From buying gifts for just about every family member to splashing out on shots of Sambuca for the entire table, it’s the time of the year where we just can’t help ourselves.January has arrived meaning...

Posted: 7 Jan 2018

Category: Career Advice

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