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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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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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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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Top Ten Reasons to Hire a Younger Person as your next Employee

With Youth Unemployment amongst younger workers at the highest level since WW2, right across Europe, isn’t it time to consider hiring someone younger rather than older for your business? I know, that sounds ageist but perhaps it is not entirely … 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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