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Yesterday’s News


Thursday 29 December, 2016

'Marry me, so we don’t break up': The political proposals of 2016 that got it all wrong

Like any good proposal, a political campaign must give voters a sense of hope that things in the future will be wonderful, writes Eoghan McDermott.

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.

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.

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.


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.

Monday 25 April, 2016

The problem with job interview questions about duck-sized horses

Employers should stick to questions that interrogate the candidate’s experience and deliver measurable evidence, writes careers expert Eoghan McDermott.

Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Going for a promotion in work? You better put in the groundwork now

If you know a vacancy is likely, 12 months down the line, you should objectively assess yourself and see have you got what it takes now.

Wednesday 16 March, 2016

'We could learn a lot from Hugh Grant. If you make a mistake, own up quickly'

If you make a mistake in work, it’s important to accept it, take it on the chin and move on.

Monday 7 March, 2016

Women often undersell their experience and capabilities, while men don't think twice about it

Eoghan McDermott writes that organisations need to do more to close the gender gap in the workforce.

Monday 29 February, 2016

Public speaking can be nerve-wracking. Here's some tips on how to do it well

There will be some new people in the Dáil soon, so they might need some advice on speaking to a large crowd.

Monday 22 February, 2016

How can I be taken seriously at work?

You’re always being assessed by colleagues, peers and your boss, writes Eoghan McDermot.

Monday 15 February, 2016

Here's how to negotiate a pay rise

Try keep the interaction fact-based. Your feelings and personal opinions are irrelevant, writes Eoghan McDermott.

Monday 8 February, 2016

You can learn a lot about management from potty training your child

A good manager is clear on what’s expected, gives feedback, encourages, develops and rewards.

Monday 1 February, 2016

Losing a job is the single most negative event a person can experience

While we’re hearing that jobs are being created around the country, some people still find themselves out of work, writes Eoghan McDermott.

Monday 25 January, 2016

Looks shouldn't matter, but they do. Especially when you're applying for a job

First impressions are the foundation for having an impact, writes Eoghan McDermott.

Monday 11 January, 2016

'Can you teach an old dog new tricks? You can, but not by week two of a new year'

One in four of us have already given up on our resolutions, but you need to make sure it’s achievable, writes Eoghan McDermott.