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The former Cork hurler battling on with a rare illness and more of the week's best sportswriting
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The former Cork hurler battling on with a rare illness and more of the week's best sportswriting

Aug 30th 2020, 8:30 AM 21,988 Views 3 Comments

Stick on the kettle and settle in to some of our favourite pieces from the last seven days.

'This is a world we've never seen before': Christopher Nolan and his Tenet cast on making the blockbuster
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'This is a world we've never seen before': Christopher Nolan and his Tenet cast on making the blockbuster

Aug 27th 2020, 7:30 AM 20,325 Views 14 Comments

The film cost a reputed $200 million to make and is one of the year’s biggest releases.

Automated interviews and psychometric testing: The challenges awaiting graduate jobhunters
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Automated interviews and psychometric testing: The challenges awaiting graduate jobhunters

Aug 29th 2019, 6:30 AM 13,177 Views 23 Comments

Graduate opportunities are on the crest of a wave currently, writes Ruairí Kavanagh.

5 ways to brush up on your key interview skills
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# ON THE SPOT

5 ways to brush up on your key interview skills

Feb 2nd 2018, 4:57 PM 1,995 Views 0 Comments

From how to arrive to what to prepare.

'What have I got myself in for?': Harry Styles and Cillian Murphy on acting and the challenges of filming Dunkirk
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'What have I got myself in for?': Harry Styles and Cillian Murphy on acting and the challenges of filming Dunkirk

Jul 22nd 2017, 8:00 AM 28,150 Views 26 Comments

We talked to the actors about being inspired by their director, Christopher Nolan.

'The game in Croke Park made normal Ireland-England Tests look like a garden fete'
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'The game in Croke Park made normal Ireland-England Tests look like a garden fete'

Feb 19th 2017, 9:00 AM 34,091 Views 33 Comments

Ten years on from England’s historic visit to GAA HQ, BBC presenter John Inverdale and Rob Kitson of the Guardian share their memories.

This genius hid his CV in a box of doughnuts so it would actually get seen
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# Doughnut Forget About Me

This genius hid his CV in a box of doughnuts so it would actually get seen

Oct 6th 2016, 5:24 PM 7,166 Views 3 Comments

And it worked!

The problem with job interview questions about duck-sized horses
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The problem with job interview questions about duck-sized horses

Apr 25th 2016, 8:00 AM 602 Views 46 Comments

Employers should stick to questions that interrogate the candidate’s experience and deliver measurable evidence, writes careers expert Eoghan McDermott.

One county is looking back to the future in the hunt for a new manager
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# Job Hunt

One county is looking back to the future in the hunt for a new manager

Aug 5th 2015, 8:41 AM 8,448 Views 0 Comments

Longford will hold interviews for the vacant senior football manager role next week.

9 other infamous football manager interviews
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9 other infamous football manager interviews

Apr 30th 2015, 8:17 PM 5,449 Views 6 Comments

Following Nigel Pearson’s bizarre rant, we recall more notorious managerial moments.

These are some questions Facebook asks in interviews
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These are some questions Facebook asks in interviews

Jan 25th 2015, 5:00 PM 33,537 Views 45 Comments

Could you get in?

Opinion: The psychology of appearance – is there a gender bias at play in job interviews?
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Opinion: The psychology of appearance – is there a gender bias at play in job interviews?

Nov 22nd 2014, 7:00 PM 1,797 Views 8 Comments

Women who seem ‘too feminine’ may face an uphill struggle when applying for managerial jobs…

Here's how homeless people in New York use technology
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Here's how homeless people in New York use technology

Nov 8th 2014, 10:00 AM 15,628 Views 9 Comments

Many homeless people use gadgets to stay connected, search for jobs, and pursue their own creative interests.

Meat pies, interviews and singing; The Honey Badger's top five moments
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# The Badge

Meat pies, interviews and singing; The Honey Badger's top five moments

Jul 17th 2014, 2:23 PM 6,347 Views 6 Comments

Rugby HQ have paid tribute to the Australian wing as he departs for Japan.

Does what you wear to a job interview matter?
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Does what you wear to a job interview matter?

Jun 2nd 2014, 11:00 AM 29,147 Views 23 Comments

According to this analysis, your colour choice could be all important.

Irish employers are still wary of staff with excessive tattoos
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Irish employers are still wary of staff with excessive tattoos

May 13th 2014, 2:15 PM 18,603 Views 107 Comments

73 per cent were “unlikely to employ someone” who had a lot of tattoos.

Boston College says they fought a lengthy battle to protect Troubles tapes
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Boston College says they fought a lengthy battle to protect Troubles tapes

May 7th 2014, 10:33 AM 7,712 Views 20 Comments

A spokesperson for the college said despite the UK-US Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty, no one thought the PSNI would be allowed access to the tapes.

Canada wants 80 of our hairdressers
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# Making The Cut

Canada wants 80 of our hairdressers

Mar 12th 2014, 8:30 PM 18,891 Views 31 Comments

Interviews are on in Dublin at the end of March.

There are 6 ways to make the Oireachtas more women friendly, says NWCI
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# Girl Power

There are 6 ways to make the Oireachtas more women friendly, says NWCI

Mar 4th 2014, 6:00 AM 4,818 Views 39 Comments

Maternity leave, working hours and acceptable behaviours are all things that need to be tackled, finds research.

Sports film of the week: Roy Keane - As I See It
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# Must Watch

Sports film of the week: Roy Keane - As I See It

Mar 2nd 2014, 9:30 PM 12,150 Views 5 Comments

A look at the Corkonian’s career and his influence at United during the 2001/2002 season.

New collection of interviews shows the human impacts of austerity
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# Recession Aftermath

New collection of interviews shows the human impacts of austerity

Feb 26th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,188 Views 12 Comments

Community Platform who represent 30 leading Irish national organisations said it’s time for politicians to stand up for struggling families and communities.

Roadside sign campaign gets unemployed dad 10 job interviews
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Roadside sign campaign gets unemployed dad 10 job interviews

Jan 28th 2014, 8:30 PM 33,438 Views 45 Comments

Brendan Coleman stood with a sign at Newland’s Cross in Dublin in an attempt to get a job.

Want to be a Garda? You need to impress as the competition is tough
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# Garda Recruits

Want to be a Garda? You need to impress as the competition is tough

Jan 18th 2014, 10:00 AM 39,418 Views 82 Comments

A paid day course aimed at preparing Garda recruits for the lengthy interview process has been set up, giving an insight into what the interview process is like.

Morrisey says he sees 'no difference between eating animals and paedophilia' in new interview
# Quote Unquote
# Quote Unquote

Morrisey says he sees 'no difference between eating animals and paedophilia' in new interview

Jan 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 3,716 Views 15 Comments

He’s as restrained as ever.

Elaine O'Hara: 120 statements taken, 1600 hours of CCTV footage seized
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Elaine O'Hara: 120 statements taken, 1600 hours of CCTV footage seized

Sep 19th 2013, 9:09 AM 16,155 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí are continuing to conduct a fingertip search of the Kilakee Mountains, where Elaine O’Hara’s remains were found.

10 of the most awkward television interviews ever
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# Cringe

10 of the most awkward television interviews ever

Jul 29th 2013, 7:30 PM 17,476 Views 4 Comments

We can’t look away.

Brutally honest job rejection letters you wouldn't like to get
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# RSVP

Brutally honest job rejection letters you wouldn't like to get

Jun 25th 2013, 10:00 PM 32,416 Views 8 Comments

“The work you sent us is quite terrible.” Oh.

O'Driscoll gives ringing endorsement to Schmidt ahead of IRFU decision
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# All About Joe

O'Driscoll gives ringing endorsement to Schmidt ahead of IRFU decision

Apr 23rd 2013, 4:54 PM 12,033 Views 14 Comments

The centre has also backed the appointment of former Ireland teammate Keith Wood as part of the coaching interview panel.

Careers clinic: Speaking skills for job seekers
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Careers clinic: Speaking skills for job seekers

Apr 7th 2013, 11:00 AM 6,997 Views 8 Comments

Non-profit organisation Toastmasters helps members improve communication skills – and has some tips for those facing an interview.

VIDEO: The best people in the whole world, caught on camera
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# I Like Turtles

VIDEO: The best people in the whole world, caught on camera

Feb 22nd 2013, 3:20 PM 1,001 Views 0 Comments

Ah, local news. Where would we be without you?

Careers clinic: A spell of volunteering can transform your job skills
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Careers clinic: A spell of volunteering can transform your job skills

Feb 15th 2013, 7:15 AM 8,041 Views 7 Comments

As survey finds that one in five people who take a break to volunteer abroad end up changing careers, two volunteers speak about their ‘transformative’ experiences.

Careers clinic: What NOT to do at an interview
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Careers clinic: What NOT to do at an interview

Dec 9th 2012, 11:00 AM 14,591 Views 20 Comments

Some of it’s obvious – but so much of it is vital advice.

Almost one third of mothers in social housing show signs of depression
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Almost one third of mothers in social housing show signs of depression

Oct 26th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,984 Views 40 Comments

The study found that a high number of people living in social housing reported mental health illnesses.

17 interview questions to test if you'll fit in at a company
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17 interview questions to test if you'll fit in at a company

Oct 20th 2012, 9:15 AM 78,392 Views 40 Comments

Some are straightforward, some seem like trick questions – all are designed to gain real insight into your personality.

US Supreme Court halts turnover of secret IRA tapes
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# Boston College

US Supreme Court halts turnover of secret IRA tapes

Oct 17th 2012, 6:54 PM 9,101 Views 23 Comments

The tapes were recorded by researchers at Boston College who interviewed a former IRA member.

Engage: Mark Anscombe and Eric Elwood look ahead to Ulster v Connacht
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Engage: Mark Anscombe and Eric Elwood look ahead to Ulster v Connacht

Oct 5th 2012, 4:25 PM 411 Views 0 Comments

The affable Kiwi and his passionate counterpart are expecting a fierce contest at Ravenhill this evening.

Careers clinic: Should I send a thank you letter after a job rejection?
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Careers clinic: Should I send a thank you letter after a job rejection?

Jun 23rd 2012, 5:00 PM 17,918 Views 20 Comments

You’ve done the interview but you miss out on the job. Should you consider writing a thank you letter to leave behind a good impression in case a future opportunity arises? Liam Horan reports.

Jean McConville's daughter calls for release of Boston College tapes
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# Jean McConville

Jean McConville's daughter calls for release of Boston College tapes

Jan 29th 2012, 5:31 PM 3,309 Views 13 Comments

Helen McKendry said the tapes could provide some closure on her mother’s 1972 murder by the IRA.

Careers clinic: A job interview is no time for humility
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Careers clinic: A job interview is no time for humility

Dec 10th 2011, 2:00 PM 3,000 Views 2 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s resident careers guru Liam Horan advises that when it comes to interviews, be yourself – but even more so than usual…

Column: Cardinal Rules - On Bertie Ahern vs Steven Seagal
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# Opinion

Column: Cardinal Rules - On Bertie Ahern vs Steven Seagal

Oct 28th 2011, 9:00 PM 1,349 Views 7 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland was torn between the Bertie interview and a Steven Seagal movie on TV – and learned that the two men are not as far apart as you would think…

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