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#careers clinic

# careers-clinic - Sunday 9 March, 2014

These tips might help you to remember names

Warning: it does take some concentration.

# careers-clinic - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Arianna Huffington: employers should let staff nap on the job Productivity This post contains a poll

Arianna Huffington: employers should let staff nap on the job

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

# careers-clinic - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Careers clinic: Speaking skills for job seekers

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

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

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'

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

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

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 This post contains videos

10 tips for working effectively at home

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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?

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

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

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…

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)

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.

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?

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 This post contains videos

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

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?

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

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

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.