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From TheJournal.ie Minister welcomes expansion plans at Capita Jobswatch

Minister welcomes expansion plans at Capita

As the company opens a new Dublin office, recruitment has started in a number of areas.

From TheJournal.ie Careers clinic: Speaking skills for job seekers Interview Technique

Careers clinic: Speaking skills for job seekers

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

9 incredibly clever ads for real jobs

We’re kind of gutted we can’t apply for these.

From TheJournal.ie HSE struggles to recruit consultants and junior doctors Recruitment

HSE struggles to recruit consultants and junior doctors

Two separate reports in the Medical Independent reveal difficulties filling health posts at either end of the spectrum.

From TheJournal.ie Software company creates 75 jobs in Dublin Jobswatch

Software company creates 75 jobs in Dublin

Guidewire Software is more than doubling its Irish staff numbers during this round of recruitment.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the company which will only accept Twitter CVs Careers

Meet the company which will only accept Twitter CVs

And it’s for applications for a six-figure job.

From TheJournal.ie Australia sends largest recruitment team yet to Ireland Australia

Australia sends largest recruitment team yet to Ireland

The Working Abroad expo in March will see representatives from the Australian Government visiting to meet Irish candidates.

From TheJournal.ie Careers clinic: A spell of volunteering can transform your job skills Careers

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

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.

From The42 Dubs doctor: Kennelly and AFL trying to drag our young children over to Australia GAA

Dubs doctor: Kennelly and AFL trying to drag our young children over to Australia

David Hickey feels the doping scandal in Australian sport may hinder the AFL’s recruitment efforts.

From TheJournal.ie Careers clinic: What are you actually doing to get a job? Jobhunt

Careers clinic: What are you actually doing to get a job?

Jobs may be scarce on the ground – but they still exist. Here’s how to do everything you possibly can to find the job you want.

From TheJournal.ie Sky to invest €1bn in Ireland as Dublin HQ officially opens Jobswatch

Sky to invest €1bn in Ireland as Dublin HQ officially opens

The TV and broadband company will invest in broadband networks and retail outlets as well as continuing recruitment.

From TheJournal.ie HSE opens recruitment for graduate nursing programme Nurses

HSE opens recruitment for graduate nursing programme

The INMO has urged new graduates not to be taken in by the HSE’s “disingenuous marketing”.

From TheJournal.ie Nurses' union demands boycott of graduate scheme over pay dispute Nursing

Nurses' union demands boycott of graduate scheme over pay dispute

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says graduate nurses should not have to work for 80 per cent of the usual wage.

From TheJournal.ie 15 words you must stop using in your LinkedIn profile Bad Buzz

15 words you must stop using in your LinkedIn profile

The 2012 list of overused, useless buzzwords on the careers networking site.

From TheJournal.ie 1,642 sign petition calling on reversal of cuts to graduate nurses' pay Petition

1,642 sign petition calling on reversal of cuts to graduate nurses' pay

It comes after the HSE announced the recruitment of 1,000 graduate nurses and midwives on lower pay rates.

From TheJournal.ie HSE to recruit up to 1,000 graduate nurses and midwives next year HSE

HSE to recruit up to 1,000 graduate nurses and midwives next year

The recruitment drive could save as much as €10 million by reducing the reliance on agency workers and overtime, the HSE said this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter criticised for refusal to commit to minimum garda numbers Gardaí

Shatter criticised for refusal to commit to minimum garda numbers

The Justice Minister also said he is unable to say when recruitment will recommence despite the high numbers expected to retire this year.

From TheJournal.ie Algorithm predicts how long workers will stay at a job Recruitment

Algorithm predicts how long workers will stay at a job

Certain factors – even the number of social media accounts you have – can indicate whether you will be likely to stay on in a particular workplace.

From TheJournal.ie Australia seeks Irish mental health nurses and midwives Nurses

Australia seeks Irish mental health nurses and midwives

The New South Wales health board has launched a new recruitment drive for 70 Irish nurses.

From TheJournal.ie 'Alternative CV' bags UCD graduate a job with Twitter Happy Ending

'Alternative CV' bags UCD graduate a job with Twitter

Jordan McDonnell’s CV went worldwide with 115,000 views – and ended up getting him a job in his home city.

From TheJournal.ie WE'RE HIRING: Attention Software Developers We're Hiring

WE'RE HIRING: Attention Software Developers

Do you love the idea of building products that are used by millions of people every month? Check out our exciting tech vacancies…

From TheJournal.ie Careers clinic: How some graduates use innovative 'campaigns' to land a job Innovation This post contains videos

Careers clinic: How some graduates use innovative 'campaigns' to land a job

Multimedia campaigns, networking events, online pitches and a ‘Hire Me’ t-shirt: David Wogan decided to treat his job search as a mass-marketing project.

Video: Archive footage shows off our wartime expertise Defence Forces This post contains videos

Video: Archive footage shows off our wartime expertise

Try to keep a straight face please ladies and gents.

From TheJournal.ie UCD graduate’s alternative CV goes viral with 90,000 views Outside The Box

UCD graduate’s alternative CV goes viral with 90,000 views

Commerce graduate Jordan McDonnell was being rebuffed for marketing jobs – so he put together a different kind of CV.

From TheJournal.ie Careers clinic: Should I send a thank you letter after a job rejection? Jobs

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Accountants cite bad spelling, formatting and grammar as worst CV offences Recruitment

Accountants cite bad spelling, formatting and grammar as worst CV offences

A survey of accountants has found that the majority rate CVs as average with 80 per cent of recruiters in the industry dismissing a candidate’s chances immediately due to a badly prepared curriculum vitae.

From TheJournal.ie Are you 'shovel ready'? 11 bits of jargon you didn't want to know Buzzwords This post contains images

Are you 'shovel ready'? 11 bits of jargon you didn't want to know

Going on a “client journey”? Looking for the “USP? Planning a “mind share”? Then you’ll know what all this lot are on about…

From TheJournal.ie 45 years: average age of civil servants as staffing levels approach crisis point Civil Service

45 years: average age of civil servants as staffing levels approach crisis point

The country’s top civil servants say more urgency is needed on staffing levels, with some public servants taking on the work of two or three people.

From TheJournal.ie HSE recruitment moratorium 'destructive and irrational', say health staff Health

HSE recruitment moratorium 'destructive and irrational', say health staff

That’s according to members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, who will hold their 93rd annual conference this week. The theme for the event this year is ‘Safe care – safe practice – no compromise’.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 10,500 apply for 600 Defence Forces positions Defence Forces

Almost 10,500 apply for 600 Defence Forces positions

Almost 10,500 people applied for 600 jobs available in the Defence Forces and naval service – but what is the recruitment process like? We take a look.

From TheJournal.ie See the posters that lured the 'Lost Generation' to war WWI This post contains images

See the posters that lured the 'Lost Generation' to war

A selection from the Library of Congress’ 1914-1920 collection.

From TheJournal.ie Careers clinic: The Professional Unemployed - a phenomenon Job Hunting

Careers clinic: The Professional Unemployed - a phenomenon

They were in comfortable jobs before the recession took them out at the knees – and they don’t know how to apply for a job. Read more…

From TheJournal.ie Priests, teachers and Instagram: the week in statistics In Numbers

Priests, teachers and Instagram: the week in statistics

How much does it cost to live? How much are we saving? How long do we have to get a job? And plenty more…

From TheJournal.ie What recruiters look at during the 6 seconds they spend on your CV Recruitment

What recruiters look at during the 6 seconds they spend on your CV

The average recruiter is swamped with CVs – so they only get seconds to view each one. Here’s what they take in.

From TheJournal.ie Slideshow: Irish World War I recruitment posters World War I This post contains images

Slideshow: Irish World War I recruitment posters

National Library of Ireland’s archive shows the emotional, moral and practical pressure put on Irish men to join the ranks in the ‘Great War’.

From TheJournal.ie Working Abroad Expo shuts doors early due to crowds Emigration This post contains images

Working Abroad Expo shuts doors early due to crowds

Entry to the RDS is now only being granted to those who have pre-paid or are already in the existing queue.

From The42 Headhunter: RFU want O'Shea to help pick England's next coach Jobs Market

Headhunter: RFU want O'Shea to help pick England's next coach

Conor O’Shea will join a five-man panel to pick Martin Johnson’s successor, the Telegraph reports.

From TheJournal.ie UPC reports record growth in service subscriptions UPC

UPC reports record growth in service subscriptions

The company saw a 68 per cent growth in home phone customers in 2011 – and now has 255,400 broadband customers.

From TheJournal.ie Where in the world? Saskatchewan wants Irish workers Emigration

Where in the world? Saskatchewan wants Irish workers

The Canadian province is sending a recruitment delegation to Ireland next month looking to fill 275 jobs.

From TheJournal.ie Mastercard announces 130 new jobs for Dublin Jobs

Mastercard announces 130 new jobs for Dublin

The highly skilled jobs are to be created in the company’s new global office for technology which will be headquartered in Dublin.