Category Archives: Head-Hunter

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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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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Advice is cheap – ignoring it can be costly

Our small, but dedicated crew at ICanWork4U who toil away in the back-room behind the websites http://www.icanwork4u.com and http://www.mayors4jobs.com have a few traits in common. One of those is obviously that we believe  there is a better mousetrap out there … Continue reading

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Applying for jobs: The five stages of grief

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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The Mayor on Mayors4Jobs

We approached Councillor Terry O’Flaherty, the current Mayor of Galway, about two months ago about possibly endorsing our free-to-use jobs-seekers website http://www.icanwork4u.com True to form, Mayor O’Flaherty was open to our suggestion, liked our website and our ideas about getting … Continue reading

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The more I practice, the luckier I get

‘The more I practice, the luckier I get’ is a truism that I find I agree with more and more as I get older, and perhaps wiser Whether it is a sport you play, a business you start, an elevator-pitch … Continue reading

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