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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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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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