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Career Guidance for Secondary School Students

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Career Guidance for Secondary School Students

Career Guidance for Secondary School Students – As you may know we operate a nationwide career guidance service throughout Ireland for both adults, professionals, graduates and school leavers.  Within this blog post we will profile some of the career guidance queries received from school leavers looking for career guidance who are aged 17.  These Career […]

Career Guidance for School Students

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Career Guidance for School Students

Career Guidance for School Students – As you may know we operate a nationwide career guidance service throughout Ireland for both adults, professionals, graduates and school leavers.  Within this blog post we will profile some of the career guidance queries received from school leavers looking for career guidance who are aged 17.  These career guidance […]

Bachelor of Arts – Why Study an Arts Degree and where may it lead your career?

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Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Arts – Generally speaking, many students follow their passions and their likes; some are encouraged and influenced by future employment prospects, balanced and interwoven with their personal strengths and passions.   Numerous students follow their academic passions and undertake ‘Arts’ degrees, Diarmuid Haughian from CareerGuidance.ie offers some insight as to the different type of Arts […]

Careers in Digital Media – The NEW Media Sector and the Future Opportunities

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Careers in Digital Media

Careers in Digital Media – The course structure, composition and content of media courses have seen radical change over the past decade due to the demands by our information and knowledge based society and of course facilitated by technology and the Internet.  What ‘media courses’ should one consider, what type of factors should be explored and […]

Working Abroad

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Working Abroad

Working Abroad – The recent Times Higher Education (THE) rankings on world University ‘reputations’ was worrying reading for not just our educational sector but the Government’s assertions that Ireland is well positioned for international inward investment and is in the process of a knowledge based economic recovery, without any Irish University in the world reputation […]

Careers in Finance – The Finance, Banking and Accounting Sector

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Careers in Finance

Careers in Finance – The banking sector in Ireland is currently undergoing a process of commercial realignment and is bracing itself for job redundancies.  There are certainly opportunities within the accounting, banking and insurance sectors, what are these opportunities and how can one position themselves to avail of future opportunities and be best prepared to […]

Careers in Business – What can I do with a qualification in Business?

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Careers in Business

Careers in Business – According to a Eurostat survey from 2009, 31% of Irish third level graduates received qualifications within the areas of Social Science, Business and Law.  Careers in Business are extremely popular at the moment and while there are many general commerce and business studies courses, Diarmuid Haughian from CareerGuidance.ie delves into some […]

Language Jobs – The ‘Future’ Employment Importance of Languages

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Language Jobs

Language Jobs – The Irish educational system is currently failing to provide equal chance, equal access and share.  Graduate employment opportunities with global employers in Ireland are seeking multi-lingual employees in order to service their clients on mainland Europe.  Unfortunately our educational system is not producing multi-lingual graduates.  In a recent 25-country survey which captured […]

Top Language Jobs – Career Guidance

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Top Language Jobs

Top Language Jobs – A Greek born 20 year old English student from Oxford University, Alex Rawlings, recently won an award for the most multilingual student in Britain.  Astonishingly Alex speaks 11 languages fluently.  Alex had the advantage of having parents of different lingual backgrounds which obviously provided the natural practice and experience of continuously training […]

About Distance Learning

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Distance Learning

The affordability or computer hardware and higher Internet speed availability has created a growing market for learning online which has aid traditional distance learning.  What are the pros and cons of distance learning versus traditional classroom learning?   Open University (OU) has been providing distance learning for decades and recently celebrated its 30’th birthday, initially […]