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5 ways to build your Personal Brand

5 ways to build your Personal Brand

I was giving a workshop on Career Development last week and the issue of Personal Branding came up. Everyone in the room understood the concept of branding, but knowing where to start building a Personal Brand wasn’t as clear. So today I’m going to give...
Finding the right Volunteering option for you

Finding the right Volunteering option for you

In a previous post I wrote about the benefits of volunteering as practical Work Experience for people wanting Career Change. The next step is finding a Volunteering option that is right for you. While Volunteering is a great way of giving something back, its important...
Goal setting

Goal setting

Goal: ‘The object of a person’s ambition or effort; an aim or desired result.’    Goals are one of those buzzwords we hear about all of the time, but goals are more than just a buzzword. Goals are central to any sort of life and career planning...
Volunteering as Work Experience

Volunteering as Work Experience

Today I want to discuss the impact extra-curricular activities can have on your career and in particular Volunteering in the place of Work Experience. I work with Third-level students, and a number of them end up studying in fields that they have no interest in. When...