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# careers - Friday 1 September, 2017

How to stand up to your boss (without getting fired)

Tackle your workplace troubles head-on with these 5 tips.

Have a difficult employee? Here are 5 ways to manage them

Ensure you stay level-headed no matter what.

Life as a Deliveroo rider: What's it like day-to-day?

Challenging but rewarding if you have the discipline, the riders say.

# careers - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Cold sweats, guilt trips and Sunday Night Fear: The reality of life as a working parent

Ignoring Gwyneth Paltrow is essential for survival, writes Ciara McDonnell.

# careers - Friday 17 February, 2017

8 of the world's most successful people share how to get ahead at work

And what you can learn from their experiences.

# careers - Monday 9 January, 2017

6 facts about AI that will actually blow your mind

Artificial intelligence? Let’s just say robot butlers are closer than you think.

QUIZ: How Good Are Your People Skills, Really? 

QUIZ: How Good Are Your People Skills, Really? 

Let’s find out.

# careers - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

The 4 major life skills to learn by the time you are 18

A former Ivy League admissions interviewer says that these help students to thrive.

# careers - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

QUIZ: How Creative Are You?

Kanye? Picasso? You?

# careers - Monday 7 November, 2016

Popping the question: The right time to ask for a pay rise

Popping the question: The right time to ask for a pay rise

How to talk money with the boss and get what you deserve.

# careers - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Changing careers 101 - Figure out where you want to go

If you are in your 20s, it’s a good time to ring the changes if that’s what your gut is telling you.

# careers - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Balancing work, study and a life - top tips to make it work

If you decide to return to college for further education, you had better get your ducks in a row, advises Eoghan McDermott.

# careers - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Why your company should invest in your education (and how to get them to do it)

Careers expert Eoghan McDermott gives you a checklist of preparation before asking your company to support further study.

# careers - Sunday 21 August, 2016

How to pick the right postgrad course for YOU

Further education can be a worthwhile commitment – but take careers expert Eoghan McDermott’s tips on making the right choice.

# careers - Sunday 14 August, 2016

What can a postgrad or masters do for me? Quite a lot, actually

Careers expert Eoghan McDermott assesses the impact of going back to college on your job prospects, pay and satisfaction levels.

# careers - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Thinking of a career change? Read this first

It’s a big change to make – but so worth it.

# careers - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

The site where everyone goes to dish dirt on their employers is launching in Ireland

Glassdoor also plans to open its European headquarters in Dublin.

# careers - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

This is an excellent CV for someone with no experience - here's why

It doesn’t offer references, for a start.

# careers - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Why Richard Branson isn't a good role model for would-be startup founders

Budding entrepreneurs need to have more realistic goals.

# careers - Friday 26 June, 2015

Are you heading for burnout in work?

Life is not and should not be an endurance test; nor should your job.

# careers - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Don’t push your children into careers they’re not suited for – it can backfire

It can be hard to do, but sometimes we should back off and let young people make their own decisions.

# careers - Sunday 7 June, 2015

# careers - Saturday 6 June, 2015

What makes a graduate employable? We asked 100 top companies in Ireland

Seriously – check your writing skills.

# careers - Friday 5 June, 2015

So you've graduated... now, where to get a job?

It’s hard to know where to start – here’s some advice to get you going.

# careers - Saturday 11 April, 2015

A good problem: How do you turn down a job offer?

11 tips to a seamless ‘no’.

# careers - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Do you want to be a success? Here's how...

Are we genetically predisposed to inherit talent, or can we acquire same with practise?

# careers - Friday 13 February, 2015

David Carr gave this incredible advice to an Irish journalism student

Timely tweet attracted attention of high-profile New York Times journalist – and he gave her some good career advice. (She has since come and worked for us!)

# careers - Thursday 6 November, 2014

From The42 What the GAA can learn from rugby players and their 'dual careers' Career Advice

What the GAA can learn from rugby players and their 'dual careers'

Former Cork hurler Donal Óg Cusack says life off the field is as important as life on it.

# careers - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Olympic champion, assistant to the Prime Minister, Madonna’s babysitter: The lies people tell on their CVs…

Stand out from the crowd, but not for all the wrong reasons, warn employers.

# careers - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Opinion: The best thing I got from my master’s was the chance to leave Ireland

I am one of the many thousands of students to pull up to an Irish university, deposit their money and walk away with what is – essentially – an empty qualification.

# careers - Monday 9 December, 2013

Spanish PM says falling wages help save jobs

“It is better to bet on earning a little bit less and maintain as many jobs as possible” – do you agree with Mariano Rajoy?

# careers - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Arianna Huffington: employers should let staff nap on the job Productivity This post contains a poll

Arianna Huffington: employers should let staff nap on the job

Not all day, you understand. That’s a duvet day.

# careers - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

# careers - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Why working 6 days a week is a terrible idea

Working fewer hours, taking more breaks and occasional holidays can actually make us more productive.

# careers - Sunday 3 November, 2013

# careers - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Column: NCHD working hours are part of a bigger picture for young Irish workers

While the pressures on young doctors are unique, Government decisions have focused the worst effects of the crisis on workers who are 35 and under across all sectors, write Dan Hayden and Dr Antoine Murray.

# careers - Friday 27 September, 2013

Extract: How is Generation Y reconciling high expectations with the economic reality?

Labelled as entitled, unrealistic and overly-ambitious, how is Ireland’s Generation Y dealing with the economic crash and subsequent lack of career options? Much better than you might think, according to Padraig Mannion.

# careers - Thursday 19 September, 2013

From Business ETC Column: Team leaders are under pressure to deliver results fast – here’s how to Opinion

Column: Team leaders are under pressure to deliver results fast – here’s how to

Today’s global economy doesn’t leave new managers with a lot of time to find their feet; here Niamh O’Keefe shares her three steps to successfully leading your team.

# careers - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Column: Looking for a new job? A career fair could be the answer – if you follow these tips

A career fair is a serious operation that requires some consideration, but with the right approach you could be walking into a new job, writes James Milligan.

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