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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...
Whats the most important element of the Job Interview?

Whats the most important element of the Job Interview?

What is the most important element of an interview? I’ve done lots of interviews in my time and I have been both sides of the table. People think the answer is very complex but its not. The most important element of an interview is ‘Overall Fit’. It is your scoring in...
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...
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...