Is it worth doing a Springboard course?

The Higher Education Authority (HEA) today announced 6,100 college course places on the Springboard scheme. Springboard provides free, part-time places in higher education for people who are unemployed or previously self-employed in order to help them get back to work. Springboard students may be able to keep income supports while completing their course. Courses are focused on areas of growing...

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I got a 2.2 – have I just torpedoed my chances of getting a job?

You got a 2.2 degree instead of a 2.1. What does this mean for your job prospects?

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Interview Nerves? Don’t let them be interpreted as lack of interest.

Let’s face it.  It is normal to be nervous in an interview.   It is a fairly intimidating situation and can be even worse if you are facing a panel of 3 or 4 interviewers all lining up to fire their questions at you.    We all know that anticipating the questions and preparing and practising your answers is the key to reducing nerves and delivering a good interview performance – nothing...

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Networking for business – is it really a cringefest?

My presentation to the Trinity Alumni Careers Network on Networking

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Best questions to ask in an Informational Interview

List of suggested Informational Interview questions

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How to plan an Informational Interview

Preparing for an Informational Interview

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