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Careers clinic: What NOT to do at an interview
Some of it’s obvious – but so much of it is vital advice.
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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.
Column: Stay positive, keep moving - the advice YOU gave me
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.
Column: I'm back in college after 26 years - and I'm not alone
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.