Category Archives: Job Search

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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Brain-freeze! Deer-in-the-Headlight! ICanWork4U does ‘Interview Tips’

Stage-fright is a recognised syndrome. Some people break out in spots, rashes, cold-sweats, hot-flushes, itchy palms, dry-mouth, shortness of breath, dizzyness…no it’s not a heart-attack, it’s just stage-fright…yes, but all that personal drama, coupled with the stress of trying to … Continue reading

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The devil wore Prada

They say the devil is in the details, and indeed that is true, especially when reading through government statistics on unemployment in Ireland in 2013. I have been looking at a recently published CSO document on Ireland’s Labour Force statistics. … Continue reading

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What if you could change someone’s life….for the better

What if you could change someone’s life – maybe bring them some happiness – take them to a better place, with a simple, 60 sec gesture? That would be meaningful, wouldn’t it? Well perhaps you can, and with very little … Continue reading

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Ireland’s got the Youth Unemployment Blues It has been a difficult week for Ireland Inc on the jobs front. Two days ago, with great fanfare, Ciarán Cannon, the Minister for Training and Skills, delivered the opening address at the European Social Fund … Continue reading

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Twenty-Five New Jobs on ICanWork4U and Mayors4Jobs

In the past 24 hours over 25 new jobs have been posted to http://www.icanwork4u.com from a variety of employers, seeking a wide range of skills, from Scaffolder to Sous Chef, Sales Person to Kitchen Installer, Hospital Cleaner to Home Help … 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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