Back to School, Back to Routine

Back to School, Back to Routine It’s the middle of September, the kids are back to school, you find yourself stuck in traffic again and the evenings are getting shorter. I speak to people every day and this time of year you always hear phrases like, “The kids are back to school and I’m glad…

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Spent my holidays, working on boat!

Working on my boat I took a head stagger back in the Autumn of 2017 and I bought a boat. I love fishing and it was always a dream of mine to buy a boat. Now this boat needed some work and turned out to be a bigger project than I thought. So having decided…

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Going to the Barbers!

I have been going to the same Barbers in Armagh now for a few years now. It’s a big shop and they’d have at least four Barbers cutting hair at one time. I have my routine off to a tee now because I know what day and what time to go at so as I’m…

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Top 10 Interview Preparation Tips

Turn up on time – make sure you know where the interview is held. Even drive to the location a day before the scheduled time just to make sure you know where you are going. Dress accordingly – really depends on the job and the company. Some prefer all candidates to ‘suit up’ while others…

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Tips for Writing a Great LinkedIn Profile

Why should I have a good LinkedIn profile? LinkedIn is different from other social media networks as it’s a place where you promote yourself or your business to be found. Employers and recruiters can find you when they are looking to recruit similar skills to yours and customers can find you if they are looking…

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Dreaming of working for myself

Some careers are a triumph of organisation and forward-planning. But most aren’t. In my experience, most careers are forged out of exploring opportunities, persistence and hard graft. A decade ago, I was In my 20s – enjoying life and working in Technical Sales within the construction industry. All was going well until the recession hit.…

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Careers explainer: the health and safety jobs in Ireland

There are few more critical, varied and rewarding roles in the modern workplace than that of the health and safety officer. From protecting the wellbeing of the individual and safeguarding everyday interactions, right through to maintaining the legal standing of the company and preserving corporate reputation, the accomplished practitioner is a real asset for any…

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Have you considered a career in waste management?

The drive to realise ambitious recycling targets now means that waste management is a burgeoning industry offering a wealth of opportunity. Back in 2000, the EU recycled just over 25% of its waste. In 2014 the EU had managed to increase this to 43%of waste that would have ended up in landfill. By 2020 Northern…

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