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Sunday 21 October, 2012

5 pointers to remember in an interview
# Careers Clinic
# Careers Clinic

5 pointers to remember in an interview

Oct 21st 2012, 6:00 PM 16,534 Views 20 Comments

Preparation, examples, telling the company what they need to know: Some basic things to remember when going for that job.

Saturday 13 October, 2012

Careers clinic: Get a reference... from your colleagues
# Jobseekers
# Jobseekers

Careers clinic: Get a reference... from your colleagues

Oct 13th 2012, 10:30 AM 6,245 Views 3 Comments

A referral by a friend or colleague is one of the more fruitful avenues to explore in job hunting.

Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Careers clinic: How some graduates use innovative 'campaigns' to land a job
# Innovation
# Innovation

Careers clinic: How some graduates use innovative 'campaigns' to land a job

Aug 22nd 2012, 7:30 AM 6,765 Views 2 Comments

Multimedia campaigns, networking events, online pitches and a ‘Hire Me’ t-shirt: David Wogan decided to treat his job search as a mass-marketing project.

Sunday 8 July, 2012

Careers fairs - six tips for job hunters
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# Careers Clinic

Careers fairs - six tips for job hunters

Jul 8th 2012, 6:00 PM 8,173 Views 7 Comments

Visitor numbers at jobs fairs have soared since the beginning of the recession – these tips might help you make the most of any you decide to attend.

Saturday 23 June, 2012

Careers clinic: Should I send a thank you letter after a job rejection?
# Jobs
# Jobs

Careers clinic: Should I send a thank you letter after a job rejection?

Jun 23rd 2012, 5:00 PM 17,886 Views 21 Comments

You’ve done the interview but you miss out on the job. Should you consider writing a thank you letter to leave behind a good impression in case a future opportunity arises? Liam Horan reports.

Sunday 15 April, 2012

Careers clinic: The Professional Unemployed - a phenomenon
# Job Hunting
# Job Hunting

Careers clinic: The Professional Unemployed - a phenomenon

Apr 15th 2012, 8:00 AM 7,308 Views 31 Comments

They were in comfortable jobs before the recession took them out at the knees – and they don’t know how to apply for a job. Read more…

Sunday 5 February, 2012

Careers clinic: Playing for Ireland (how I got off the Live Register)
# Careers
# Careers

Careers clinic: Playing for Ireland (how I got off the Live Register)

Feb 5th 2012, 5:00 PM 4,974 Views 19 Comments

One man tells his story of losing a job after working consistently all his life – and how he did everything to get stuck back in… even with an income cut of €25,000.

Thursday 26 January, 2012

Careers clinic: What on earth is an online job interview?
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Careers clinic: What on earth is an online job interview?

Jan 26th 2012, 3:40 PM 3,118 Views 12 Comments

With increasing numbers of job applicants, companies are using online tools to cut down on face-to-face interviews. Here is what you need to know…

Friday 23 December, 2011

Careers clinic: Do you have a portfolio career?
# Josbwatch
# Josbwatch

Careers clinic: Do you have a portfolio career?

Dec 23rd 2011, 9:30 AM 2,356 Views 2 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s resident careers guru Liam Horan looks at portfolio careers as a possible way to flesh out a part-time working week.

Saturday 10 December, 2011

Careers clinic: A job interview is no time for humility
# Feature
# Feature

Careers clinic: A job interview is no time for humility

Dec 10th 2011, 2:00 PM 3,000 Views 2 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s resident careers guru Liam Horan advises that when it comes to interviews, be yourself – but even more so than usual…

Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Careers clinic: 10 pointers to get you noticed by a recruitment company
# Feature
# Feature

Careers clinic: 10 pointers to get you noticed by a recruitment company

Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00 PM 3,239 Views 13 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s resident careers guru Liam Horan interviews a recruitment company boss to find out how YOU can get your CV to the top of the pile.

Saturday 19 November, 2011

Column: Stay positive, keep moving - the advice YOU gave me
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Stay positive, keep moving - the advice YOU gave me

Nov 19th 2011, 6:30 PM 37 Views 16 Comments

Two weeks ago, Liam Horan wrote about going back to college after 26 years – and the response he received in comments, emails and calls displays the positivity and courage of many people finding their way through the recession.

Sunday 6 November, 2011

Column: I'm back in college after 26 years - and I'm not alone
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I'm back in college after 26 years - and I'm not alone

Nov 6th 2011, 3:00 PM 1,483 Views 55 Comments

Liam Horan runs a career-training company and has found – even on a personal level – that people have to let go of the fear that they are too old to retrain or change career.