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 so, especially when one considers the resultant positive knock-on for the economy whenever our younger workers get ‘the start’ and bed themselves into a new job.

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Doing some research for a blog for http://www.icanwork4u.com I was reading the website of the Australian Fair Work Ombudsman and came across this statement regarding younger workers http://www.fairwork.gov.au/resources/best-practice-guides/pages/an-employers-guide-to-employing-young-workers.aspx

‘Young workers can bring enthusiasm and new skills to a workplace. They can also become loyal and valuable employees. Best practice employers understand their obligations to young workers and recognise that their guidance and support can shape young employees’ futures and their attitudes to work.’

Well we all know that Australia is a ‘Young’ country, but when it comes to hiring younger folks, they take it very seriously. On this one site alone, there are lots of pages of advice, how-to, who-to and explanation of employment laws etc. Having read some of their information, I found I was re-thinking our attitude towards hiring younger folks.

How many times have you heard the adage, ‘Sure a few years overseas will knock the edges offof him!’ or ‘The best thing she could do now is to head off with the rest of her graduation class and emigrate to Australia or Canada, there’s nothing here for them’?

I am probably guilty of saying and thinking the same, as I also went away, first to England and then to America to work for almost two decades before I returned here.

I do know the value of a good education and the insight that working in another country gives one, but I also know and understand the deep despair and depression that drives our younger folks away, many of whom will never return. I have endured the sense of isolation that one feels in a foreign land, the void of disconnect, and the obligation to succeed and the consequences of failure should one not. Emigration is not the panacea that many believe. I have seen the squalor that many young Irish live in overseas. I have witnessed the depression, abuse, and suicide that can befall the unlucky ones. I have heard the whispered remarks about some who have returned penniless, ‘couldn’t hack it over there, couldn’t make good, what good’s he back here, sucking off the system?’

Don’t get me wrong. Many of our young emigrants do famously overseas. They thrive on the freedom, independence and challenge of their new land. many return home, with their dreams fulfilled. But would they have done as well back here, had they been given the chance. Wouldn’t they have made us just as proud had they succeeded here, at home, amongst their family and peers? Remember, their propensity to spend all of their earnings locally drives the multiplier effect on the economy and their mobility, ability and enthusiasm makes them really valuable employees.

I think many young emigrants would, could have and will succeed here if they are just given the chance, so here’s my top ten reasons to consider hiring a younger person as your next employee. (Yes, some of these are tongue-in-cheek, much better than a tongue-piercing I suppose!) And yes, do feel free to add your own list or suggestions…here goes…Top Ten Reasons to consider hiring a younger person as your next employee – (not necessarily the opinion of anyone else working at www.icanwork4u.com )

10. Younger employees can be the life and soul of the office

9.  A younger person almost never has a bad back, sore knee or dentures that need replacing every month

8.  They never take rejection to heart, they just get on with the next call, or project

7.  They have energy to burn, now I just have to figure out how to harness it for the company

6.  She’s my second cousin!  Sshhh, don’t tell the boss

5. They are smarter than me, all of them. Ok I know Latin, but they know code

4. They love doing overtime, getting experience in every area of the company, and as for travel,  no bother at all

3. They are cheaper to hire, don’t need health insurance or pension, and have no bad habits, yet

2. They love coming to work and they tell everyone how great we are to work for on Facebook

1. Finally, at last, I’ve got  someone to help me figure out how to use my I-Phone!

Next Post – Hiring the mature employee – Hands down, experience will win out against enthusiasm, every time.

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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 waiting to be invented, to make finding suitable, qualified staff for everyday jobs more easy, and making it less complicated for such staff to promote their skills and availability. We believe we are on the right track with ICanWork4U and Mayors4Jobs

Another common trait amongst our team is that we tend to read a lot, whether in search of inspiration, ideas or just because we are omnivores, constantly exploring the horizons, the outer edges of the envelopes we live in. Personally, I confess, I read a whole lot of business blogs and business articles. Boring I hear you say…well, you may be right…some of the dross out there is actually boring, and self-serving.

Occasionally I do come across an article that is just spot-on, well written and useful, though sometimes those articles are concerning big business or big deals and frankly, are difficult to translate into relevance to my little world. Once in a while a gem pops up that spans all my experience and interests.

This piece, written by Reba Hull Campbell, an American with 30 years work and life experience, is one such article. I have taken a liberty and culled only her 20 points of advice for young professionals, because I believe she has distilled some really useful pointers for work, and for life that anyone, whether an employee, job-seeker, home-maker, employer or student could benefit from practicing. If you have 2 minutes, (yes just two minutes) scan these 20 suggestions and if you can, meld one or two of them into your life and/or your work.

Remember, you can benefit these anywhere, anytime, at home, in your social life, in your workplace. They are not rocket science, just simple pieces of advice that can help advance your career, improve your saleability, make you a better person. As a job-seeker, even if you are on Social-welfare, or just updating your resume or cv, you can aspire to put some of these into practice now, and later in your new career. As an employer, or head-hunter, you might use these points to help you evaluate your employees or candidates. You could print this and put it up in the staff-room or on the notice-board. It applies to everyone and anyone. Like it says in the headline, ‘Advice is cheap, ignoring it can be costly’.

Here goes; (remember…just two minutes)

1. Establish your personal brand. Decide what you want your reputation in the workplace to be, and let your actions define you. Keep promises, and make deadlines. Under-promise and over-deliver. Avoid behavior in your personal life that could hurt your professional life (even more true today with all the risks of social media in the mix). Remember that details count, especially when getting the details right sets you apart from others.

2. Seek out a mentor. I’m guessing many busy professionals may say, “I don’t have time to be a mentor,” but most mentor relationships happen naturally rather than being established formally. Be on the lookout for them. I bet my best mentors probably don’t know they even served in that role.

3. Keep up with the news every day. Read the paper, check news websites and blogs, listen to NPR on the way to work. Know what’s in the news about your organization or industry before your boss or client asks.

4. Get away from your desk, and walk outside. Even if it’s just to walk around the block or grab a sandwich, at some point during the day your brain needs natural light and a whiff of fresh air, and your body needs to stretch.

5. Plan the work before you work the plan. Having no plan gets you nowhere. Plans will change either by force or circumstance. Be flexible, but have a plan regardless of whether it’s a work project, a trip, a major purchase, or an important life decision.

6. Don’t pass up a chance to learn. Find out what your boss or leaders in your profession are reading (books, professional publications, websites, etc). Seek out professional development opportunities; pay for them yourself, if necessary. Join professional organizations, and get involved.

7. Go to your boss with a solution, not a problem. Your boss is solving problems all day. Make his/her life easier by presenting a solution when you present a problem. Even if it’s not the solution that ultimately solves the problem, it keeps your boss from dreading the sight of you at the door.

8.Write thank-you and follow-up notes (handwritten, not emailed). Collect cards from people you meet at events, in meetings, or just out and about. A handwritten “nice to meet you” note will set you apart and help the people you meet remember you. Technology is good, but the personal touch still matters.

9. Travel any chance you get. Travel to small towns and big cities across the country and around the world. Don’t put off travel. You’ll never tell your grandchildren about that great trip you didn’t take because you were too busy at work.

10. Be interested and inquisitive. Ask good questions, and ask them often. Young professionals have a great deal to offer a work environment. Speak up when you have something to offer, but remember to balance your enthusiasm with senior-level colleagues’ experience.

11. Remember that everyone carries their own sack of rocks. You never know what type of personal issues the co-worker who missed a deadline is dealing with at home or with his family.

12. Create your own personal style. That doesn’t mean wearing flip-flops in a formal corporate environment. However, you can set yourself apart from the pack with a twist on the ordinary. To each his own, but just find your own.

13. Stay in the loop, but avoid the gossip. Be a “boundary spanner”—someone who is respected and trusted by people in all parts and at all levels of the organization.

14. Look for “reverse mentoring” opportunities. You can be a resource to your older colleagues. Seasoned professionals can learn a great deal from their younger peers.

15. Looking busy doesn’t equal being productive. The co-worker who crows about his heavy workload and long hours is probably much less productive than the one who is organized and prioritizes his days.

16. A good editor will make you shine. Don’t look at having your writing edited as you would look at a teacher correcting a paper. Editing is a collaborative process, and there’s always room for improvement in your writing.

17. Don’t come to work sick. No one appreciates the stuffy-nosed martyr. That’s why you’re afforded sick days.

18. Cultivate contacts outside work. Your next job will probably come from someone you know through church, nonprofits, alumni groups, friends, and professional organizations.

19. Take risks. It’s OK to mess up occasionally. No one can expect perfection. You can often learn more from mistakes than successes. Yes, really, you can.

20. Strive for work/life balance. The “balance” will probably fluctuate daily, but creative outlets, exercise, and hobbies make you a more valuable (and saner) employee.

Like I said, these are 20 points anyone can apply to any part of their lives. I hope some of them resonate with you. I have a few favourites among them, 3, 4, 6 and 11. Have you a favourite? Is there another point that she/I have missed? Let us know.

Credits; These ’20 points’ in this blog were culled from a published blog in Ragan’s PR Daily – http://www.prdaily.com/Main/Articles/14646.aspx ’20 pieces of advice every young professional should follow’ which was penned by Reba Hull Campbell. Reba Hull Campbell promotes the interests of South Carolina cities and towns as deputy executive director of the Municipal Association of South Carolina. She can be reached at rebahcampbell@gmail.com.

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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 assistance but your heart is not in it. You are embarrassed and are avoiding your friends. You listen to the news and you find out that the country is awash with new jobs. There’s the US multi-national in Cork creating a hundred jobs in the pharmaceutical sector over the next two years, and the IT company in Limerick promising to hire fifty new graduates this year. Then there’s the online gaming company in Galway looking for dozens of software writers and support engineers, and the call centre in Waterford, with sixty seats to fill, not to mention the hundred thousand internships in Job Bridge and Jobs Plus.

So how come you are not punching the air with joy? Well, you could be experiencing the Five Stages of Grief that inevitably most job applicants suffer from. Whether it is registering with a head-hunter, joining an online jobs board, sending a CV to a PO Box in the newspaper, or signing on with FAS, the default process is usually along these lines; Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, Acceptance.

Denial – You have sent out 150 resumes in the past week’s frenetic anxt to get a job, any job, anywhere, fast. You used the scatter-gun approach. You applied for positions like it was a clay-pigeon shooting competition. Pull. More is better, right? Pull again! The jobs you applied for ranged from CEO in an FMCG company (wtf is that?) to Lead Project Manager in SAP (that one took two hours to complete online). Your post office should be offering frequent stamp-buyer points to you!

Your resume has been done, and re-done so often now, that even you don’t recognise yourself in it anymore. You have paper cuts from folding A4 pages and the ink-stain on your hands just might be permanent, having bought the cheapest ink-refill cartridges you could find, only to see them bleed-out all over your ‘looks like you bought it in Ikea’ home computer station. Eventually you printed the CV’s and cover letters on your neighbor’s home printer, making a mental note to buy him a ream of laser jet paper…would he notice if you just bought the cheaper photocopy stuff in B&Q?

You buy a pack of 500 envelopes (why don’t they sell them by the dozen?) and you set up a little assembly line at home, inserting letters and resumes into envelopes and then licking them closed, until you noticed that the calousses on your thumbs were matched by the allergic lumps on your tongue from stamp-glue. You now prefer the taste of the 65 cents stamps over the 5 cents ones that you bought to make up the postage on the left-over Christmas stamps from 2010, that you found in your car’s sun visor.

Your first batch of Resumes were all posted at your local post office, but you don’t like the looks the staff give you, as you wait around for an hour to make sure the post office van arrives from the sorting office to pick up the mail at 5pm, like it says on the box. In the following days, you take to posting the envelopes in different towns, driving from post-box to post box, figuring one of them has got to be ‘your lucky box’.  Occasionally you wonder if the cover letters matched the carefully hand-written addresses on the outside of the envelopes, then you dismiss that thought as paranoia. As you look at the last letter in your hand, you try to remember what exactly was the job that you applied for at Price Waterhouse? Ah well, nothing ventured, nothing gained eh, and you pop it in the post-box near the hospital car park which you notice is full. Hmm…might be a chance to start a mobile car-valeting business here. You make mental note to research that field, or did you already do that last week?

In the meantime, you have started your online job-seeker onslaught. Your wife and family are informed that you are not to be disturbed, except at mealtimes, while you continue to trawl the net for ‘the perfect job’.

For the first time in your life you are able to accurately calculate the time it takes to load a ‘Monster Jobs’ job page to within a nano-second. After three days without shaving and consuming double-digit coffees you conclude that you have ‘done the net’. Conservatively you have registered with over ninety  head-hunters, twenty-seven online jobs boards, forty-two self-help groups including iCanWork4U at http://www.icanwork4u.com In rapid time, you have sent your now newly-edited resume to over three hundred employers in two days. You are bursting with confidence. The radio were right. There are thousands of jobs out there, and one of them is yours.

Anger – Your routine is set. 7am rise. Get children to school. Buy the paper, scan the headlines, then straight to the jobs section. Home by 8.45am to wait for the postman. You wait every morning, even the mornings you know there is no postal delivery, looking for the anticipated flood of enthusiastic replies. You wonder if there is any chance that there is a postal strike on, that you haven’t heard of? Heck, you don’t even get junk mail. There must be something wrong! You go down to the post office to see if there is a bundle of mail for you that your postman overlooked. No luck, but you do notice the clerk is hovering over his panic button and seems to be edging to the exit door. You catch yourself looking furtively at the CC TV cameras in the post office.

At home, you wait by the PC, which you have moved downstairs to the hall-way, so that you can observe the your post-box, land-line phone, mobile phone and email without moving. You make more coffee. The dog needs walking, the grass needs cutting and the kids have to be picked up from school, but there is always one more resume to send out, one more job posting to look at online, one more head-hunter calling at 3pm to interview you for ‘her files’. You are so busy you forget to pick up the kids. You get a phone call from the school. Your wife is less than understanding.

The frustration is building. The questions are damming up in your head. Why isn’t the phone ringing? Maybe it’s dead? You call it from your land-line. Why is the postman avoiding my house? Jeez, What is wrong with this internet connection? It would be faster walking to the FAS office than trying to log onto their website. Does anyone answer emails anymore. The voice-prompts at the Dole office have changed, you can never get a live person. What is wrong with this country? You are now on a one-man quest for a job, to the denial of all else. Isolation is your middle name! You are totally consumed, focussed on only one goal. Get a Job.

You begin to put on weight. You avoid the pub, settling instead for the lower-priced wine in the ‘offie’. You are cranky. You are depressed. Everyone else around you is concerned, but you don’t even notice. Your frustration is beginning to turn to anger. Your anger has no vent valve. You know something is wrong when your bank-statement comes in the post. You are in overdraft! You know this is not working. You need to re-evaluate your work expectation. You need to relax too, but you cannot while the stress builds, and builds. Something’s gotta give! (that’s the next post).

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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 perform well in your job interview, well it’s the perfect storm, isn’t it? Screwed before you start, before you even put your hand on the door-knob, you are KO’d outa the ring…may as well throw in the towel, the sponge, the stool and the spare gum-shield, we’re done here…stick a knife in me, cooked!

It doesn’t have to be like that. There are lots of little things you can do to alleviate the symptoms and the causes of interview-stage-fright and put yourself at ease, so that you give yourself a fighting chance when you walk into the room and meet the interviewer.

Behind the scenes at ICanWork4U there is a motley crew of guys and gals who in their collective 100+ years of experience in the workplace have probably done well over a hundred interviews, most of which they were not successful at. They have also sat on the other side of the table and interviewed another hundred or so job-seekers, some of whom were hired, but most were not. From all that ‘sweating’, we have a collective wealth of experience of interviewing or being interviewed to share. In the coming months we will be posting as many tips as we can remember on the http://www.icanwork4u.com Blog, to try to help you to prepare for your next interview and avoid the costly and sometimes embarrassing mistakes that we ourselves have made, or witnessed being made at interviews.

Tip #1 WWW

WWW. That’s not the World Wide Web, nor even Wet Wet Wet, no, the mnemonic WWW stands for Where, When, What, oh, and for Who, Why and Which too!!

Where is the Interview? Sounds easy, but have you any clue how to get there? You travelling by bus or train? Wheres the nearest stop, how long a walk to the building? You driving? Is there parking? Are there road-works? Do a dry run, check how to get there, where to park, how long it takes, then set your alarm and be 15 minutes early. Bring a paper to read…no, not a red-top, a proper newspaper.

When is the Interview? Dates have an uncanny habit of being a day out, Thursday the 5th, may actually be Wednesday the 5th or Thursday the 6th. Better check it and be sure. Put it in your mobile as an alert or alarm. Time. Time and tide waits for no man, or woman. 3pm is 2.45pm, not 3.02pm. Allow time to get there, (see Where, above) and time to have a pee and a face-pat before you go in, brush the hair, check the tie, and …yes, mop the sweat. Breathe!

What? It sounds so obvious, what job, what company, what salary? What what what?    Go and take an hour out to research this, the day or two before your interview. Look up the company who are offering the job. Google recent news articles on the company and read them, don’t just scan the headlines. Familiarise yourself with the name of the CEO,  research their industry sector, or their last project. An hours prep on the company and many of the answers to the questions you will face at interview will be obvious to you.

WWW, well it stands for Who, Why and Which too!.

Who is the interviewer, is it a she or a he, Google them and Linkedin them, get to know a little about them, view their photo and quickly view their background. It may be useful.

Why do you want this job? You need to be hungry and confident, focused and prepared. The interviewer will know that much about you in seconds. Do you really want this job? If you do, well that’s why you are reading this eh!

Which suit to wear? Which would you prefer, to be hired by the company or just go through the motions? If it’s the latter, do yourself and them a favour, phone them up now and apologise for wasting their time. If it’s the former, then get your suit dry-cleaned, iron your shirt, polish your shoes and homework done…on the job, on the company, on the industry sector, and on you.

There is one more W. Stands for Whoopee…That’s what you shout when you ace that interview..’cause you prepared!

Next Tip; How to get to Carnegie Hall, or land the Job you want…. Practice Practice Practice!

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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. http://www.cso.ie/en/media/csoie/releasespublications/documents/latestheadlinefigures/qnhs_q12013.pdf

I was focused on the stat that while there were 20,500 or so additional people working in Q1 of 2013, a welcome bit of news indeed, reducing those on Social Welfare in Ireland. However a footnote reveals the sad fact that the bulk of those new jobs were part-time or temporary. While the numbers of workers in full-time employment fell by 3,700, those in part-time or temporary jobs rose by 24,200.

Oddly enough, the majority of this part-time work went to Men. So much for equality one may say. On closer scrutiny however Males, yes, thats Men in government-speak, have a rate of unemployment which stands at 17.6%. Women on the other hand have an enviable rate of unemployment of only 10.2%.

Curiosity aroused, I looked a little further into the report and discovered that there are predictably, I suppose, more women than men in the potential workforce. There are 1,827,800 women over 15 years of age in Ireland and only  1,771,300 men. Male participation in the workforce is 67.5%, whereas female is lower, by virtue of traditional home-makers at 52.2%. This contrasts starkly with the UK rate of female unemployment, which a recent study shows is growing at a much faster rate then that of males http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/apr/24/unemployment-hits-uk-women-harder and women are become long-term unemployed at a rate that is three times that of men.

I do not have statistics to hand that show the sex of recent emigrants from Ireland but one supposes that males are probably in the majority there, so the difference in numbers unemployed between the sexes is growing.

Finally, just to add a little more kindling to the fire, one other report from the CSO caught my eye with a headline ‘80% of Travellers unemployed’ http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/80-of-travellers-unemployed-cso-211310.html

The survey revealed that there is a potential Traveller workforce of almost 10,000 men and women, of whom 86.6% of men and 81.2% of women travellers were unemployed.

Do women have it better in the workplace nowadays, or is it just that Prada looks better on women at interview?

Just a thought (tongue in cheek) on reading these reports. Meanwhile on http://www.icanwork4u.com there are roughly equal numbers of men and women registered as seeking work, part-time or full-time, contract or once-off projects, on the website. Icanwork4u, helping ireland get back to work, one job-seeker at a time.

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€92 BILLION IN PRIVATE DEPOSITS…NO WONDER IRELAND IS BROKE!

Wow!! Here’s a challenge! Imagine you were the Minister for Finance, looking at this obscene amount of savings, doing nothing but gathering dust in Ireland’s bank vaults. Could you as ‘Proxy’ Minister for Finance suggest a ‘smart’ incentive to get some of the €92 billion in private deposits in Irish banks invested in Irish Business and Irish Jobs.

Here’s an idea! How’s about providing a ‘smart incentive’ to free up some of this pot of cash to get Ireland working again. by, for instance, investing 20% or to a max of €1,000,000 of your savings in a government-managed ‘Youth Employment and Training Fund’, which would be used to place starter-employees in designated Irish Companies or Ventures, like Wind and Wave Energy, Oil Exploration, Mariculture, etc. The investor will receive a guaranteed tax-free yield of say 5% per annum for ten years, after which the capital invested is returned. No dirt tax, no questions asked, just an appeal to the patriotic side of the Irish. Might shake some money out of the trees and out of the banks.

It is time to think outside this ‘austerity’ cloud. While our Industrial sector is recovering and our exports rising, there are billions of Euros languishing in Banks, contributing nothing to the recovering economy.

Wages are falling, businesses are failing and all the while, Banks are not lending! The resulting tightening of credit inevitably leads to a loss of jobs and a restriction in spending by companies and individuals. The crisis will continue to worsen and still this money that could help bring liquidity to the economy, sits at almost zero interest, uselessly, because savers fear investing outside the ‘safe’ option, the banks.

Make it so that the investor, or saver is offered equal safety and returns for investing in the Irish economy, in businesses, jobs and ideas…and we will be on the real road to recovery. Failure to make that happen will haunt us for decades of recession and unemployment…where’s the road-block? Perhaps our poiliticians need to wake up and smell the coffee.

the Irish are a creative nation. Are there any better ideas out there to get Ireland working again? We’d love to hear them.

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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 effort on your half. Check this out.

If you have a job to offer and you are not offering it, you may be be doing someone or even people around you an injustice - We all know that in the past few years life has become very difficult for decent, hardworking people who have recently lost their jobs or are unemployed for a longer time.

There is a statistic that shocked me when I first heard it. Between 40% and 60% of all available jobs are not advertised, anywhere, at all. So if you have one of these hidden jobs to offer you can publicise it with us, for free at ICanWork4U http;//www.icanwork4u.com all day, every day.

Every job that is available is precious these days. Every job should be advertised and if so, will likely be filled faster. The marketplace becomes transparent as more jobs are advertised and can you just imagine the impact that new jobs would have  on the economy, not just that, the positive impact on the community, on the individuals who take up those jobs, a huge impact on so many - the jobseeker, their family, their local community, our economy.

Icanwork4u.com is a free service set up to offer employers a quick and free platform on which to showcase a job offer and see who is available for work in their area- an unadvertised job denigrates the honest efforts of all those millions of men and women, your neighbors and friends included, who are struggling to find work in Europe today.

Please list your job ad today and maybe, just maybe you might change someone’s life this week, for the better, for free! If you have the job, you now have the ability - no excuses - our website is easy to use. Go ahead and try it out. Click here and see just how easy it is to stand up, and make a difference.

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