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Tuesday 20 November, 2018

7 truly awkward parenting moments you'll experience at every playdate

Step one, attempting to use the word “playdate” without smirking, writes Sheena McGinley.

Friday 10 August, 2018

The first 100 days: How to impress AFTER you land that promotion

When you’ve upgraded to a new role, it’s more crucial than ever to make the right impression.

5 ways to boost your chances of promotion - according to a professional attention-seeker

Ken Robertson was the former Head of Mischief at Paddy Power. He shares his tips for getting ahead.

6 things you didn't know about... my job as a career counsellor

Breda Hegarty on how she helps people find employment (and win promotions).

'He finally called me 'mum'!': How I got a job as a sound therapist helping children

Ronan Maher started life as a musician, but his interests took him in a different direction.

Friday 29 June, 2018

How to make an internship work for you - according to an intern

Internships have acquired a bad name in recent years – but change is afoot. Éamon Cullen shares his tips on getting the most from a training position.

5 ways to be a maverick with your degree - whatever you start out doing

Jobs aren’t for life anymore – and your first career choice doesn’t have to be your last. Just ask Eoghan Darcy.

7 things you didn't know about... my job helping women make new friends at GirlCrew

Áine Mulloy shares the inside track from the hotly-tipped startup.

How I landed my job as a TV floor manager: 'Work hard and talk to everyone'

Elle Nolan on her path to a career in television.

Friday 8 June, 2018

Why confidence is essential in the modern workplace - even if you’re not on the front line

Barry O’Loughlin of Nostra on why clear, confident communication is a must.

How to influence people with confidence - and 3 classic mistakes to avoid

An experienced sales manager shares his key lessons.

7 things you didn't know about... my job helping people let their homes on Airbnb

Rachael Moore’s job is helping homeowners make a little extra money from their properties.

'Choreographing a troupe of children will prepare you for anything': How I landed a senior job in digital media

Megan Cassidy, group editor at Lovin Media, on getting where she is today.

Friday 11 May, 2018

We love to blame technology for our 'always-on' lives. But does Silicon Valley have the answers too?

We talk to Kate Moran of HubSpot to find out how the multinational handles work-life balance.

5 ways to stay sane while managing multiple projects

Majella McAllister shares her secrets for effective multitasking.

7 things you didn’t know about... work-life balance as a stay-at-home parent

How do you find a balance when your home life IS your work? Lyndsey O’Connell shares some insights.

Friday 6 April, 2018

5 ways to build positive workplace relationships, according to an expert

Organisational psychologist Dee Murphy on how to boost your communication skills.

Work wars: 5 tips for holding your own in an office conflict - and when to let it go

Pick your battles, and you’ll have a far better chance of winning.

'I may be CEO, but I still do the hoovering': 7 things you didn't know about my job

It’s all hands on deck at StoryStock, says company CEO Francis Fitzgibbon.

'Life is one big negotiation, after all': How I got my job as a world-class mediator

John Sturrock reckons his teenage job as a barman set him on the right path.

Friday 2 March, 2018

'Design can improve couples' relationships': 7 things you didn't know about my job as an architect

Denise O’Connor, managing director of Optimise Design, shares some insights.

How I landed a job as a Happiness Officer: 'My role is making people happy and excited'

And what exactly is a Happiness Officer? Julie Which of Uberflip reveals all.

Friday 2 February, 2018

7 things you didn't know about my job as... a child psychologist

The long road in college is worth it, says Sara O’Byrne of Treehouse Practice.

How to prepare for a presentation... and 3 things NOT to do

Been asked back to present your ideas? Here are some of the rookie errors to avoid.

5 ways to brush up on your key interview skills

From how to arrive to what to prepare.

'In one brewery they keep the spiderwebs': How I got hired as a drinks consultant

The dream job? Maybe, says Susan Boyle.

Friday 5 January, 2018

5 things NOT to do on LinkedIn when you're looking for a new job

From what to avoid in your profile photo, to how not to ask for a job.

Friday 1 December, 2017

Are you a coder or a communicator? In today's world, doing both is key to success

There’s a divide in the workplace, writes Sheena Madden – and the most successful people will bridge it.

7 career lessons from someone whose business is training for the future

Take risks and fail fast – it’s the only way to learn, says Jim Cassidy of Code Institute.

My Life in 6 Questions: Julian Kulkarni on hard knocks, champagne, and work-life balance

The businessman and entrepreneur on how he stays focused on the future.

5 ways to stand out in a tech-oriented business, according to Ronan Murphy of BetBright

We asked Ronan Murphy of betting platform BetBright about the qualities that make great candidates stand out.

Friday 3 November, 2017

'They were totally unaware': How unconscious bias can be as hurtful as outright discrimination

Be sensitive to your own unconsidered assumptions, writes Sheena Madden. It could go a long way.

5 career lessons I wish I'd learned younger: Torunn Dahl of Deloitte Ireland

Dahl is head of employee relations at the multinational giant.

My Life In 7 Questions: Alexandre Cartier on bringing 'diversity and inclusion' to life in Dublin

Cartier is a staffer at SurveyMonkey and leads the company’s diversity effort in Ireland.

10 must-haves to make it in a modern workplace, according to Owen Cullen

The MD of Cullen Communications on why embracing diversity creates a happier workplace.

Friday 29 September, 2017

How to put a price on your work? It's the toughest lesson of freelancing

What should you charge? When should you work for free?

7 career lessons I wish I'd learned younger: Kevin McCrystle of KAX Media

McCrystle launched KAX Media in 2006. Headquartered in Dublin, it now has offices around the world.

My Life in 6 Questions: Aidan Coughlan on a great day at his startup content agency

From coffee to Coronation Street – we asked Aidan some personal questions about his routine.

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