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About ICanWork4U

ICanWork4U.com allows employers and job seekers as well as service providers to register free and promote themselves on the ICanWork4U map. ICanWork4U.com was started by Tom O’Connor, of O’Connors Famous Pub in Salthill, Galway in Ireland after he found it increasingly frustrating looking for qualified job seekers close to his business for positions that needed urgent filling. Seeing a gap in the market, Tom created ICanWork4u.com to bring together service seekers and service providers. Register Now at ICanWork4U.com for FREE!

Getting past that tricky Phone-Interview filter

Most employers and recruiters use a phone interview to filter out unsuitable candidates for positions they are trying to fill. Getting past this Phone-Interview filter is a difficult task and many job-seekers fall at this first hurdle. This short video … Continue reading

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The Five Stages of Grief – Seeking a Job in a recession

It’s been three weeks now since the company you worked with for two years closed down. Through no fault of your own, you are out of a job and rapidly running out of cash. You have signed on for unemployment … Continue reading

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Jobs Plus: Time to re-think this failed strategy The Government’s new Jobs initiative, ‘Jobs Plus’, which was launched by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Tainiste Eamon Gilmore and Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, with much fanfare and joy last month … Continue reading

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“The Coalition’s focus on jobs will be “relentless”. The Live Register shouldn’t be seen as a list of people who should be discarded” Taoiseach Enda Kenny will hold a special Cabinet meeting today, July 18,  on job creation. Hopefully there … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Ireland Working

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will hold a special Cabinet meeting this week on job creation. In a spat in the Dail last week he rounded on independent TD Clare Daly for her temerity in questioning the government’s commitment to solving the … Continue reading

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Hiring an older employee – a smart decision

When I was in my twenties, I thought that anyone older than 30 was a has-been, ancient! When I was in my thirties, I thought the my colleagues in their forties were ok, but the guys in their fifties were … Continue reading

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Social Media 4 Job-seekers 101 The Real You v’s The Blue You: You don’t have to be squeaky clean, but it certainly helps your chances of landing a job, succeeding at interview, or selling yourself, your company or product if … Continue reading

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