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# careers-clinic - Sunday 9 March, 2014

These tips might help you to remember names
# Almost Had It
# Almost Had It

These tips might help you to remember names

Mar 9th 2014, 5:30 PM 27,411 Views 21 Comments

Warning: it does take some concentration.

# careers-clinic - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Arianna Huffington: employers should let staff nap on the job
# Productivity
# Productivity

Arianna Huffington: employers should let staff nap on the job

Dec 1st 2013, 6:30 PM 17,254 Views 30 Comments

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

# careers-clinic - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Careers clinic: Speaking skills for job seekers
# Interview Technique
# Interview Technique

Careers clinic: Speaking skills for job seekers

Apr 7th 2013, 11:00 AM 6,998 Views 8 Comments

Non-profit organisation Toastmasters helps members improve communication skills – and has some tips for those facing an interview.

# careers-clinic - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Meet the company which will only accept Twitter CVs
# Careers
# Careers

Meet the company which will only accept Twitter CVs

Feb 23rd 2013, 8:45 AM 12,058 Views 13 Comments

And it’s for applications for a six-figure job.

# careers-clinic - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Careers clinic: What NOT to do at an interview
# Interviews
# Interviews

Careers clinic: What NOT to do at an interview

Dec 9th 2012, 11:00 AM 14,596 Views 20 Comments

Some of it’s obvious – but so much of it is vital advice.

# careers-clinic - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Companies 'fire their best workers during recessions'
# Hard Luck
# Hard Luck

Companies 'fire their best workers during recessions'

Nov 11th 2012, 8:30 AM 12,492 Views 17 Comments

High-skilled – but high wage-earners – are among those most likely to be let go, finds Columbia University research.

# careers-clinic - 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 16,626 Views 20 Comments

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

# careers-clinic - Saturday 20 October, 2012

17 interview questions to test if you'll fit in at a company
# Careers
# Careers

17 interview questions to test if you'll fit in at a company

Oct 20th 2012, 9:15 AM 78,453 Views 40 Comments

Some are straightforward, some seem like trick questions – all are designed to gain real insight into your personality.

# careers-clinic - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Open thread: What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever put on a CV?
# Cv Gaffes
# Cv Gaffes

Open thread: What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever put on a CV?

Oct 14th 2012, 11:00 AM 14,476 Views 43 Comments

Smoking as a hobby? Surfing the internet as a skill? Join the club.

# careers-clinic - 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 6,252 Views 3 Comments

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

# careers-clinic - Sunday 7 October, 2012

10 tips for working effectively at home
# Top Tips
# Top Tips

10 tips for working effectively at home

Oct 7th 2012, 10:45 AM 13,902 Views 13 Comments

Clear the clutter, stay in touch – and take off those pyjamas.

# careers-clinic - 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 6,805 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.

# careers-clinic - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Careers fairs - six tips for job hunters
# Careers Clinic
# Careers Clinic

Careers fairs - six tips for job hunters

Jul 8th 2012, 6:00 PM 8,181 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.

# careers-clinic - 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 17,929 Views 20 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.

# careers-clinic - 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 7,332 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…

# careers-clinic - Friday 13 April, 2012

What recruiters look at during the 6 seconds they spend on your CV
# Recruitment
# Recruitment

What recruiters look at during the 6 seconds they spend on your CV

Apr 13th 2012, 8:47 PM 24,585 Views 29 Comments

The average recruiter is swamped with CVs – so they only get seconds to view each one. Here’s what they take in.

# careers-clinic - Friday 24 February, 2012

Column: Lost your job? Here’s what you need to do…
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Lost your job? Here’s what you need to do…

Feb 24th 2012, 7:30 AM 133 Views 47 Comments

Losing work leaves many people at a loss. Here John McGuire explains what to do when the news arrives – and why it may not be as bad as you think.

# careers-clinic - 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 4,979 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.

# careers-clinic - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Social media will find you the perfect job? No - but it can help.
# Social Media
# Social Media

Social media will find you the perfect job? No - but it can help.

Jan 28th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,891 Views 9 Comments

Recruitment expert Richard Eardley gives his tips on how to think of yourself of a brand – and how to manage it.

# careers-clinic - 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 3,122 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…

# careers-clinic - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Careers clinic: How I got an internship with a social media campaign
# Careers
# Careers

Careers clinic: How I got an internship with a social media campaign

Jan 5th 2012, 7:40 AM 3,781 Views 5 Comments

Irish student Stephen Cleary has just earned a place at Adidas’s marketing HQ in Amsterdam thanks to his social media campaign.

# careers-clinic - 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 2,362 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.

# careers-clinic - 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…

# careers-clinic - 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 3,242 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.