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# Career

Last year
# road less travelled
'A central contract is something I never really thought I'd get in my career'
Tadhg Beirne’s new three-year deal with the IRFU speaks volumes of his quality.
All time
# Rejuvenated
Gareth Bale praised after reviving Real Madrid career
The 32-year-old Wales captain spent last season on loan at Tottenham.
# change of scenery
'It was a big move in my career. I wasn't playing week in, week out over in Scotland so I took the leap'
Matty Smith has been key to St Patrick’s Athletic’s excellent start to the season.
Career Coaching: A woman rejoining the workforce needs advice on Zoom interviews
In our new regular Voices column, career expert Sarah Geraghty offers advice to our readers who would like a change to their working life.
# Last Hurrah
779 carries and 502 tackles later - CJ Stander has been relentless for Ireland
The 30-year-old will play his final Test today against England in Dublin.
# doubt
Jermaine Jenas reveals struggle with ‘imposter syndrome’ during England career
The former star won 21 caps for his country and was included in Sven-Goran Eriksson’s 2006 World Cup squad.
# reality
'You have to treat it like a business. You're a commodity. There's no favours out there'
Former Ireland and Ulster lock Dan Tuohy has been forced to retire from rugby.
# black mamba
Kobe Bryant's relentless spirit inspired fans and players alike through his illustrious career
The basketball icon and his daughter, Gianna, were among nine killed in a helicopter crash yesterday.
# Chance
Controversial former England women's coach given chance to revive career
Mark Sampson has been appointed caretaker manager of Stevenage.
# Challenge
'We have to say congratulations to Liverpool and thank you so much'
Pep Guardiola says Man City’s triumph was the ‘toughest title’ of his career.
# anti-climax
Rooney became 'embarrassed' at end of Manchester United career
As his Red Devils tenure neared its end, the forward has revealed how he knew he needed to depart the club.
# off screen
Robert Redford is to retire from acting aged 81
His upcoming movie, The Old Man & The Gun, will be his last time in front of the camera as an actor.
# Career
Navigating the jobs market as a fresh graduate? We've got an expert to answer your questions
Paula Coogan the Quarter-Life Coach will join us for a Facebook Live interview this Wednesday at 2.30pm.
# retention
Companies are losing droves of new hires over misleading jobs specs
Retention of staff has been cited as a big challenge by Irish businesses.
# Work
Struggle with confidence in work? Our expert has the answers to your questions
Do you have questions about growing your confidence at work? We want to hear them.
# Integration
New recruitment drive focuses on diversity as garda body warns of 'ticking timebomb'
The GRA said a lack of racial diversity in particular may mean “an explosion in our communities”.
# Education
Poll: Were your parents the biggest influence on your career choice?
Parents may not be fully aware of the vast range of science and technology careers available, Dr Des Fitzgerald said.
# ask away
Want to know how to deal with a difficult boss? Our career expert is waiting for your questions
Having some strategies for handling a tricky boss can make a huge difference to you life, according to career coach Jane Downes.
# Class
Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan registers maximum break of 147 for 14th time in his career, still loses
The 42-year-old was beaten 6-2 by fellow Englishman Elliot Slessor in Beijing.
# ask away
Want to know how to impress in that interview? Our career expert will answer your questions
Always wondered about what to ask at the end of the interview, or how to describe yourself?
# Advice
'Never query the salary': How to nail a job interview by asking all the right questions
We spoke to career experts to find out how to be the best job candidate possible.
'People who brag about being busy will always be average. They'll never accomplish anything'
For those wanting to take ownership of their life, Isaiah Hankel’s new book, The Science of Intelligent Achievement, explores how to overcome distractions and over-commitment.
# Your Say
Poll: Did you find career guidance useful?
Was the career advice you got of benefit to you when deciding what you wanted to work as?
# brewery
'Try getting a job in your 50s and see how many people want to employ you'
As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Dublin-based Hope Beer.
# new year new me
'I went from football to finance': How to change your career (and your life) this year
Meet one man who did just that – plus expert advice on making the leap.
# life as a musician
The truth about being a musician: 'They see you on the Late Late and think you're making a fortune'
Being an Irish headline band doesn’t mean that you’re rolling in it – and you might be facing serious financial challenges. We talked to three musicians.
What to do when the career you've chosen doesn't give you fulfillment
We usually have more options than we realise, writes Maeve Halpin.
# Career
What I wish I’d known: Career advice for myself when I was starting out
‘Don’t sweat the small stuff.’ An industry veteran shares their learnings.
# Career
7 ways to impress a tech recruiter… by a tech recruiter
Essential tips for making it in the industry, from someone who really knows.
# Career
Day in the life: Martina O’Reilly, social media specialist at Wolfgang Digital
From morning alarm to turning out the lights.
# Career
‘Graduates go to Google’: Is Ireland’s tech industry still growing, and where are the jobs?
We go behind the announcements for a picture of who’s hiring and why.
# all change
Break-ups, career moves and kids - the science of making a BIG change
Moments of crisis or contentment – managing life changes can be done.
# Concern
NFL executives are worried Cam Newton's career will be cut short due to concussions
One AFC front-office executive said he’d be stunned if the player lasted longer than five more years.
# sponsored by nci
Thinking of changing careers? The financial sector is buzzing with opportunity
And you don’t need a degree to get a foot in the door.
# Sponsored by DCU Business School
7 ways Ireland punches above its weight
Ah, we’re a grand country all the same.
Céline Dion's husband René Angélil has died at the age of 73
He had been his wife’s long-time manager.
It's an unusual career path, but being a funeral director is a rewarding job
Genuinely spoken words at a funeral service can break your heart, however, we must remain clearly focused and in control, writes Graham Gleasure.
# column
'I could see tears in the doc’s eyes and understood how hard it was for her'
Our World Cup columnist Lynne Cantwell recalls the cruel end to her international career.
# time for a change
Here's 12 talks that could change your career
Take yourself up to inspiration point.
# Easy Money
Fancy being a millionaire hacker? It's easier than you might think
Learn some code, pick up some Russian… and be ok with living a criminal life. Easy as 1,2,3…