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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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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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CV Tips-Look in the Mirror Mirror

    Would your recognize yourself in your own Resume or CV? Trust me, many of us would not. The ‘alter ego’ that is the person described in your resume very often bears little or no resemblance to the ‘Real … Continue reading

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