Active Job Search presentation at GradIreland Fair – June 2014

Active Job Search presentation at GradIreland Fair – June 2014

Great to see such an enthusiastic group of graduate jobseekers at the GradIreland Fair last week in the RDS. Here is my presentation from the day on Active Job Search Key points from the presentation: 70% of jobs never get advertised Expand the number of ways you look for jobs Success rates from answering adverts and responding to jobs boards ads are VERY low (but you knew that anyway) Active...

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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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