Career Guidance Tips

5 Career Guidance Tips for School Leavers and Recent Graduates in Ireland

As many college graduates and school leavers enter the workforce in Dublin and Ireland for the first time, this blog post provides 5 career guidance tips to help them (the advice applies to others as well) navigate and excel in their career. 1. Hit the Ground RunningFrom day one, you should do everything you can to add value to your ...
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Not the results you expected – what are your choices?

Thousands of students have just received their Leaving Cert results today in what is likely to be one of the most challenging points races in years. For those who didn’t get the results they expected, it can be a scary and tense time and they will face some challenging dilemmas. In this blog post, we analyse the following dilemmas: If ...
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Could Your Childhood Dreams and Passions Help You Find a Better Career?

As we grow up, it can be easy to dismiss our childhood dreams and passions as irrelevant to our current life of responsibilities and bills. Once you reach a certain age, you realise that you have more chance of winning the lottery than becoming a professional athlete or astronaut.  But your childhood dreams can provide you with an insightful lens …

Career Change

5 Tips to Make a Career Change Without Starting Over

There are many people who want to make a career transition but the thought of starting again can seem formidable and scary. Thankfully, there are ways to shift careers without going back to square one. In this blog post, we provide five useful career guidance tips to help you manage your career transition without losing your professional status. 1. Leverage ...
Interview Tips: Weird Interview Questions

Interview Tips: How To Answer Weird Questions

You’ve probably read countless blogs and articles on how to answer questions the interviewer is likely to ask you! But the problem for companies is that most candidates give very similar responses to generic, predictable questions. According to http://humanresources.about.com/, many companies have decided to start asking unusual questions because there is so much advice on how to answer generic questions. …