Career Guidance Blog

Post Graduate Options

Comments Off on Post Graduate Options
Post-Graduate

Post Graduate – Growth Sectors Post Graduate and Growth Sectors: According to the Head of Careers at DIT the six major industry growth areas in Ireland include ICT, Accounting and Auditing, Innovation and Intellectual Property Related Enterprises, Green Sector Jobs, Business Services and Medical/Health.   Companies within these sectors all need to be profitable, strategically […]

Post Grad Courses??

Comments Off on Post Grad Courses??
Post-Grad-Courses

Post Grad Courses?? Apart from starting employment, the other main option open to you when you finish your degree is to go on to do a post grad course.  But you must first research and question the post grad courses available to you.   You will usually need a good honours degree (2:1 or above) […]

Postgraduate Courses – Best Course for me??

Comments Off on Postgraduate Courses – Best Course for me??
Postgraduate-Courses

Postgraduate Courses – Best Course for me?? Ireland has the largest level of adults aged between 30 and 34 with tertiary level qualifications, 49% of this cohort have completed a postgraduate courses of sorts in 2011 according to an EU education report.  In fact, according to a CSO report in late 2011 the number of […]

Language and Career Guidance

Comments Off on Language and Career Guidance
Language

What kind of personality/traits does one need to study a language?   I don’t buy this argument. It is not down to personality it’s down to environment. If two languages are spoken in a household the offspring will most likely pick up both languages. Most learning is from our developing years, our youth. The issue […]

Careers Advice and Languages

Comments Off on Careers Advice and Languages
Careers-Advice

Careers Advice and Languages   Careers Advice: Why is it important to study languages nowadays? What are the benefits of doing so?   There were almost 11,000 jobs created by foreign companies in Ireland in 2010 and that figures has certainly risen over the past five years. Mainly due to our countries continued almost zero […]

Changing Careers – Funding Career Change & Others

Comments Off on Changing Careers – Funding Career Change & Others
Career-Change-Grants

Changing Careers – Funding Career Change & Others Changing Careers – People always ask me if I have any career change grants advice and trying to fund change in general terms. Yes, it can be expensive, but you have to think about the return on investment once you graduate. You have the option to spread […]

Career Change Advice for All

Comments Off on Career Change Advice for All
Career-Change-Advice

Career Change Advice…..If you decide to upskill and you are looking for career change advice, how do you decide what course would suit you best? Let’s see if we can help…….   Career Change Advice and Course Choice   Course choice is extremely important. Almost one in four students are dropping out of third level […]

Changing Career – Spotlight on Changing Careers

Comments Off on Changing Career – Spotlight on Changing Careers
Changing-Career

Spotlight on Changing Career Deciding to change careers is always a risk. In today’s economic climate however, the idea of changing career can seem positively frightening. The best career advice is impartial and objective, but since you’re a real live human being with lots of feelings, it will be important to know a few key […]

Career Advice – Post Graduate Courses in the Current Economic Climate

Comments Off on Career Advice – Post Graduate Courses in the Current Economic Climate
Career-Advice

Career Advice – The Post Grad Option Throughout the Celtic Tiger era pre 2007 the number of graduate employment opportunities soared, an awful lot of graduates bypassed the Post Graduate option for the obvious financial logic of a regular good income, valuable experience with a Blue Chip company and an opportunity to pay off student […]

Career Advisor and the Career Coach…The Differences

Comments Off on Career Advisor and the Career Coach…The Differences
Career-Advisor

Career Advisor and the Career Coach…The Differences Theories in practice The next difference and perhaps the most fundamental is in the difference theoretical disciplines that underpin the two approaches for career coaches and a career advisor.   Career Advisors and Career Guidance build on theories from psychology and sociology, including differential, developmental, person-centred, narrative and […]