Alcohol promotions for our school leavers

The HSE has expressed concern about the number of drinking promotions already on offer to young people getting their Leaving Cert results this week. Over 55,000 people received their results yesterday and many of these are expected to attend parties in nightclubs and other venues nationwide for the next few nights The … Continue reading

Electric Picnic- look after your health

People attending this weekend’s Electric Picnic music and arts festival are being urged to look after their health. According to the Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU), dehydration, sunburn, diarrhoea and unprotected sex are the biggest threats to the health of festival goers. “We are advising people to plan ahead if they … Continue reading

Job seekers you are being examined by Recruiters on Social Media

Reference-checking in the tech-savvy age goes beyond a few phone calls to listed numbers on a CV (Curriculum Vitae) and includes a sweep of candidates’ online presence, a survey conducted by sales and marketing recruitment consultancy Sales Placement suggests. The survey questioned 70 employers of sales and marketing professionals in … Continue reading

3 Top Tips for medical job seekers scanning the job market

Tips for Medical Job Seekers With competition for jobs at an all time high, what can make you, the candidate stand out from the crowd or be viewed as more appealing? 1 – Do Your Homework Candidates have to treat job hunting as a job in itself. Prospective employees need … Continue reading

Should employers have the right to ask interview candidates for their social network passwords?

In an article published by Silicon Republic: Should employers have the right to ask interview candidates for their social network passwords? Picture yourself sitting across from a prospective boss having just completed a great interview for a new job. You are just about to leave when you are asked one … Continue reading

No CV?

No CV? Why not try downloading our CV layout and start there? In this day and age it is the most essential tool for the working person! No CV is a no-no. Your CV should have a permanent place on your desk top where it can scream at you to … Continue reading

Suspended for Posting Pictures on Facebook

In Scotland a nurse has been suspended for posting pictures of patients during operations on facebook. The location of the pictures was identified by a NHS logo in the background.  Social Media is great, and I know that the last post here was about marketing yourself and showing that you … Continue reading

Marketing Yourself – Brand “You”

The jobs market is a tough place.  How are you branding yourself?  What is your marketing strategy for brand “you”? With increased competition for decreased numbers of jobs, what are you doing to make yourself stand out from the crowd? Jackie Brown was just another name until Quentin Tarantino directed … Continue reading