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LinkedIn partner with Jobcare

May 23

LinkedIn partner with Jobcare

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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

Nov 01

Acing your next job application

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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

Sep 28

The Power of Personal Branding

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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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Finding The Right Cultural Fit For Your Job

Oct 15

Finding The Right Cultural Fit For Your Job

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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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Technology Industry In Ireland (a Career-oriented Perspective)

Aug 26

Technology Industry In Ireland (a Career-oriented Perspective)

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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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The Gentle Art of Networking

Jul 21

The Gentle Art of Networking

The Gentle Art of Networking – with Brian McIvor Networking Workshop at Jobcare, Dublin. (8/7/15)   Brian McIvor, author, trainer and career coach is a former associate of Richard Bolles, who wrote the career guidance book; What Colour is Your Parachute which has sold 11m copies worldwide.   Networking is a challenge for me and […]

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INSIGHTS INTO JOBNET: NETWORKING EVENT

Mar 27

INSIGHTS INTO JOBNET: NETWORKING EVENT

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Now that our Jobnet course has reached its conclusion, we are all busy looking for work and by now our group of graduates understands that meeting people is the best way to find out about opportunities and get an interview. Fintan Friel is interning in Jobcare as a Web and Social Media Marketing Intern. He […]

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INSIGHTS INTO JOBNET: SESSION 7

Mar 24

INSIGHTS INTO JOBNET: SESSION 7

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Today is the last day of Jobnet, and I’m happy to have completed the course! Looking around the room at the familiar faces of other Jobnetters I realise that over the past six weeks we have been supporting each other with advice, comments and feedback. We will keep in touch, but our physical meeting became […]

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INSIGHTS INTO JOBNET: SESSION 6

Mar 13

INSIGHTS INTO JOBNET: SESSION 6

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When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Every day we get to be ourselves, but how often do we take a step back for some self-evaluation? Our morning at Jobnet began with a presentation by the charismatic Paul Slattery, corporate trainer, speaker and entrepreneur. Paul has researched how individuals communicate with each […]

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INSIGHTS INTO JOBNET: SESSION 5

Mar 05

INSIGHTS INTO JOBNET: SESSION 5

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Usually, looking for a job is isolating, lonely and even a bit desperate. Nobody enjoys being in this position and even the most super-positive person can get a little down in their search for work. Fintan Friel is interning in Jobcare as a Web and Social Media Marketing Intern. He is currently participating in Jobcare’s […]

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