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Linkedin tips: 4 ways to maximise your Linkedin profile

LinkedIn has approximately 500 million users.  In 2017 it was acquired by Microsoft for $26 billion. It’s users hail from over 200 countries and it boasts more than 10 million active job posts.  If you still think your LinkedIn profile isn’t something worth building into your career strategy: think again.  LinkedIn was established as the world’s first

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5 Reasons you should befriend a Recruiter!

The job market is pretty intense. Thousands of recruitment agencies are advertising for similar jobs and it’s overbearing to say the least. A strong recruiter can be your secret weapon in this crazy world of recruitment. A few years ago, I was a candidate in this very recruitment market. I’d left Ireland, deciding to make

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The secret to life…

“Half of me is filled with bursting words and half of me is painfully shy. I crave solitude yet also crave people. I want to pour life and love into everything yet also nurture my self-care and go gently. I want to live within the rush of primal intuitive decision, yet also wish to sit

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Don’t waste your young years

Don’t waste your young years. The five words of advice that I will give to any young person I cross paths with. The advice that I wished I heard earlier. The advice that I wished I had of understood earlier. The pressures currently faced by the younger generation is unprecedented. Life in its entirety is

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The millennial male project manager starter pack

Here is my “Starter Pack” for the millennial male project manager. 1. The number one “Must Have” for any 20/30 something project manager is the robust, timeless NORTH FACE JACKET.  An agile and compact piece of equipment that has the ability to command the respect on site that mountains of construction experience couldn’t buy. 2.

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How my mum’s death has made me a better recruiter

No matter where I go in the world; whether it be Belfast, Dublin, London, LA or Auckland; the recruitment industry is viewed by most as being at the bottom of the career and employment pile. I’ve always wondered why. Is it because of bad experience? Or jealousy? Or lack of understanding or empathy? Is it

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