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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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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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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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€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’ … 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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