Careers Features

Parental Leave Changes from September 2019

20/09/2019 - As of September 1st 2019, the Parental Leave Act has introduced some new changes:

Trends 2019: The Future of Work and the Shape of Future Skills

27/06/2019 - The paradigm shift we identified last year, largely driven by what we called ‘the 3As’ of AI, Automation and Analytics, continues to reshape the nature of work.

Top Tips on writing your CV

23/04/2019 - Your CV outlines your career and maps your career path to date. It is the tool that will get you an interview. Whether you’re writing your first CV or polishing one up for a career move, staring at a blank page can be daunting...

5 Ways to Perfect Your Office Space

01/05/2018 - The area in which we work needs to be organised in order to harbour productivity. Far too many desks are covered in loose papers and clutter that weighs us down. If you want to make the most of your working day, you need to perfect your office space.

The Top Ten Pitch Mistakes!

01/05/2018 - Catherine Moonan, Pitch Coach for the popular RTÉ ‘Dragons’ Den’ TV series, has coached more than 500 contestants towards securing a collective total of €5m in investment funds.

When recruiters brush you off. And how to handle it

25/04/2017 - "Thank you for your application, we’ve kept your details on file.” In a world full of ambiguities, the standard recruiter brush-off is an indecipherable uncertainty.

The best and worst ways to sign off a work email

04/04/2017 - You don’t want to lose sleep over the valediction on your work email, but it does matter. It’s your parting shot. It’s also your chance to be a little personal. So, what’s the strongest way to sign-off?

How to nail the ‘walk me through your resume’ interview question

01/03/2017 - You know it’s probably coming. In 90% of job interviews, the hiring manager or HR executive will say “Why don’t you walk me through your resume” as an ice-breaker.

The 11 questions you will always be asked during a financial services interview

01/02/2017 - If you’re interviewing for a financial services job, you will of course be quizzed on technical expertise specific your role. Obviously, a risk manager will not be asked the same questions an M&A banker.

You don’t hire skills, you hire attitude! Four rules for hiring smart

05/01/2017 - The proposition is undeniable: the people make the company; therefore great people make a great company.

Earning a good salary but have no money ?

01/12/2016 - An increasing problem for a lot of people, could good financial planning be the answer ?

How does Human Resources relate to employee engagement and retention?

01/11/2016 - People Centred Human Resources facilitates retention through job satisfaction and employee engagement...

Overview of the Key Provisions of the Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016

03/10/2016 - The Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (the “Act”) has been signed into law and commenced on the 1st September 2016.

Building relationships with Recruitment Consultants

01/07/2016 - The concept of recruitment agencies can be difficult to understand for some people, especially if it is the first time you have dealt with one in your career.

IT Contracting – Is it for me?

01/06/2016 - In the last couple of years we have seen a shift in the recruitment process in that a lot of companies now favour daily rate contractors as opposed to taking on permanent staff.

Update on Ireland’s New Workplace Relations System 30 weeks on

16/05/2016 - As the new workplace relations system is now in operation for over 30 weeks, we continue to provide you with updates of our experiences of the new system and how it is operating in practice.

The Do’s and Don’ts for handing in your notice at work…

03/03/2016 - Leaving a job can sometimes be just as daunting as starting a new one but there are certain things to bear in mind before you quit...

Reduce workplace stress by increasing productivity.

04/02/2016 - With endless distractions at our fingertips our productivity and efficiency in the workplace can suffer and stress levels can soar...

The 4 interview tips you need to know…

17/12/2015 - There are hundreds of interview tips out there but we have narrowed it down 4 ‘need to know’ tips to keep things easy for you. If you do nothing else but these 4 things you are guaranteed to make a good impression in your next interview!

Returning to Ireland for work?

02/11/2015 - Travelling and working abroad is one of the most enriching and challenging experiences but, at some point everyone needs to think about the future and where they want to ‘settle down’.

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