Archive for the ‘Self- development’ Category

I travelled to Rome on Thursday 10th June via Dublin Airport with our good friends Ryanair. I normally rate my Ryanair experience successful…

It is very important to take some time at least once a year to take a break from work, and spend time to recharge your batteries…

So it’s only Tuesday night and you are still at the office, or you are on the Blackberry at home. Does this sound like a familiar story?

I believe LinkedIn has made networking more accessible to the masses. More importantly it offers a less daunting proposition than real world networking in a room full of strangers…

People are starting to set up their own businesses and are getting back to basics in their own community as well as on a bigger scale and online. But what if you don’t know where to go with your idea or how to turn it into a business?

On Monday, I went to the bank to deposit a personal cheque. The queue resembled the queue you might expect from the Passport Office the day after their strike…

Some of us may find ourselves sitting in front of the computer for many hours during the day (like you are now). So I thought I would share a few simple exercises with you…

You know what they say about work, “it would be great if it wasn’t for the people”.

I coined the phrase a number of years back “M50 of the job market” to describe how I viewed targeting advertised jobs in the current job market. My comparison was very evident during a radio interview this morning (Wed 19th) on Newstalk when the MD of Eirgrid revealed they received 1000 calls in one afternoon for jobs announced back in 2009.

During a recent “Personal Branding” session with a job seeker we were looking at creative ways to get noticed in the marketplace and then it struck me! What if a job seeker created a professional newsletter updating agencies and employers on their latest activities?