Career Advice

Sean Breen, Director & Chief Biscuit Dunker
11 Feb 2019 | Career Advice

HCA & Carers Ireland recently launched their New Association for Healthcare Assistant/Carers/Students.A Professional Association leading the HCA & Carers Of Ireland forward. Why join?We understand you as a Carer/Healthcare AssistantWe understand how rewarding your work can be but we also und...

Sean Breen, Director & Chief Biscuit Dunker
7 Feb 2019 | Career Advice

Are you:Interested in a career in I.T and don’t know where to start?Try: IN-VESTA part-time IT taster programme!Sample career opportunities in I.T and experience creative learning that can open up a career path in tech and other sectors.IN-VEST is a part-time programme providing an introduction to:O...

Athar Jamil, Director & Chief Thinker
25 Jan 2019 | Career Advice

One job interview is nerve-racking enough. Even though it’s great news to be called for a second one, the nerves can kick back in. Congratulations! You’ve been asked back for a second interview. Your first interview obviously went well and, as a result, the company is seriously considering you for t...

Athar Jamil, Director & Chief Thinker
22 Jan 2019 | Career Advice

Building up your experience in one job can benefit your career but it’s a fine line.Staying in the same company can be very comfortable. You know everyone, you know how everything works, you don’t have many challenges to deal with – but do you ever get the feeling that something is missing? You coul...

Pamela Doyle, Director & Ideation Manager
20 Jan 2019 | Career Advice

In a recent survey over 51% of Irish workers admitted having ‘a lack of confidence’ when it came to applying for a new job. 42% ‘thought they didn’t have strong enough experience, while 18% ‘stated that they are scared of rejection and failure’.It was found that the majority of Irish workers don’t h...

Athar Jamil, Director & Chief Thinker
10 Jan 2019 | Career Advice

We often equate success with talent. But the reality is, talent and technical skills alone is not enough. We all have seen talented people squander their success by making poor decisions.Here are 10 behaviors that require zero talent yet have a huge impact on our success:Being on Time - Many people ...

Athar Jamil, Director & Chief Thinker
9 Jan 2019 | Career Advice

Motivational quotes should be taken with a pinch of salt – or sometimes not at all.I’m always a little wary of ‘new year, new you’ content that sprouts up in January. When I write New Year’s resolutions aimed at helping people boost their career, I try to avoid anything that sounds like I’m telling ...

Athar Jamil, Director & Chief Thinker
4 Jan 2019 | Career Advice

I know ‘new year, new you’ can be a little clichéd, but the beginning of the year really is a great time to get into a good mindset.While I’m a firm believer in setting goals at any time of the year, I must admit that the new year is one of the strongest times to set yourself up for career success.A...

Posted: 19 Dec 2017

Category: Career Advice

Having an outstanding CV and Cover Letter is vitally important when looking for your dream Job.  Advertisements attract hundreds of candidates, so ensuring that you clearly demonstrate your suitability for the position through a perfectly constructed application is key to reaching the next stage in ...

Interview Q & A's

Posted: 16 Nov 2017

Category: Career Advice

Posted: 16 Nov 2017

Category: Career Advice

Preparing for Interview QuestionsPreparation is everything when it comes to nailing that interview. Put yourself in the interviewers shoes, what would you ask candidates, what would you like to hear? Review the job specification and make a list of the competencies required for the position, most lik...

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