Too many choices

How Young People Make Career Decisions

Research from 2014 found that nearly half of young people interviewed by the ESRI regretted their post-leaving cert college and work choices and 53% said that they would not follow the same path again. This is reflected in the high college dropout rate (16% of students drop out in their first year) and various research from sources such as Waterford ...
Career Lessons

6 Career Lessons You Learn or Regret Forever

Most of us want to succeed in all aspects of our life. However, there are some lessons that we need to learn to give ourselves a chance of achieving career success and a healthy work-life balance. This blog post lists 6 career lessons that we learn or regret forever. You're on your ownWhen you are studying, your teachers and your ...
Finding a career you enjoy

The Incredible Value of Finding a Career You Enjoy

The average person spends 90,000 hours of their life working. It would be great if we could spend those hours doing something we enjoy but for a lot of people, that seems like an unrealistic dream due to bills and financial commitments. There is no doubt that there are costs when you change careers but there could be far greater ...
Career change

5 Terrible Career Change Mistakes to Avoid

For many burned out, bored, frustrated or under-appreciated people, changing their career seems like the only way to stop themselves going crazy. In this career guidance blog post, we list 5 terrible mistakes career changers make that you should avoid. 1. Changing careers because you hate your current jobWhen you really hate your current job, it can be easy to ...