Sometimes I spend hours with clients, mentoring, coaching and helping them prepare for career and education challenges. Often, I wonder if I have made a difference! Have I done enough? Could I have opened up a few more avenues, practiced a few more scenarios? And then I remind myself, that my role as coach and … Continue reading Making a Difference.
Have you ever wondered why you did not get called to interview for that job – the one you really liked? When creating a CV for a specific job application, it is important to remember that this CV will not get you the job. Your CV is a tool to get you shortlisted for interview. … Continue reading Many Job Applications – Not enough Interviews
Every time I read this article by Katherine Donnelly in the Irish Independent, and it reminds me of the last time I raised the issue about the lack of understanding and respect for Further Education – Apprenticeships and PLC courses. (See link at the end of this piece – Westmeath Examiner October 2017.) https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/education/we-must-promote-apprenticeships-as-much-as-we-do-degrees-industry-boss-37712157.html “One … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP – DEGREE – PLC? WHICH IS THE RIGHT COURSE FOR ME?
Job Search - Decision Making - Better Planning - Not just for the younger generation. I heard a discussion this morning on Midlands 103 about people who are receiving long term unemployment payments. The topic gave rise to the a number of themes including one about people who have “retired” from employment and are finding … Continue reading To young to retire – To old to get a new job?