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LinkedIn partner with Jobcare

LinkedIn partner with Jobcare It was announced on Monday 22nd May 2017 that LinkedIn, the professional social network, have chosen to invest in a two-year partnership with Jobcare to equip jobseekers with necessary digital employability skills and help them to access employment opportunities. Jobcare has valued LinkedIn’s volunteer support for two years now and is […]

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Acing your next job application

Inspired by a presentation by Richie Smith of Hays Recruitment given to job seekers on a recent Jobcare Jobnet course.       You’re searching for a new job and find a suitable role that really interests you. You see from the jobsite that 38 other individuals have already viewed or applied for the same […]

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The Power of Personal Branding

Inspired by Personal Branding presentation at Jobcare by James Sweetman. See links at the end for more.   We are all familiar with the word ‘Brand’ – a name that stands for something in the mind of ‘others’.  When you hear names like Apple, Coca-Cola, Nike, Ryanair or Guinness an idea or image automatically comes […]

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Success story:  Muriel O’Brien

We are thrilled in Jobcare to celebrate with Muriel O’Brien who is now working! In August 2015, as she was preparing for an 11 mile sponsored walk, we shared Muriel’s story of overcoming major back surgeries and her participation in Jobcare’s transitional work programme to help her take the next step of securing employment. In […]

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Finding The Right Cultural Fit For Your Job

Probably one of the most subtle aspects of looking for a job is finding a place where you can be a good fit and feel comfortable every day in work. Each company has its own particular type of culture or personality and it’s never an exact science trying to figure that out, but it is […]

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People of Jobcare-meet Muriel O’Brien

Meet Muriel O’Brien. Muriel is a participant on Jobcare’s transitional work programme, working as part of the team responsible for our Community Employment administration. Muriel is an ‘overcomer’- having overcome multiple major back surgeries, she is now working to overcome unemployment. Muriel’s unassuming perseverance and “can do” attitude is an inspiration. And now she’s undertaking […]

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Technology Industry In Ireland (a Career-oriented Perspective)

Presentation by Greg Kerr & Alan Buckley from Salesforce.com Friday 17/7/15   TECH, TECHIES & JOBS Fintan Friel, Web & Social Media Marketing Intern. Many people are not ‘techies’ and don’t really care about how great the industry is or how rosy the future looks now that Intel, Google etc. are based in Ireland. However […]

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