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Leap – Change in Career Construction to IT

  25th April 2017

Interview with Neil O’Driscoll, Chef Operations Officer, What did the start of your career look like? After completing a Degree in Civil Engineering in UCC I worked in London for 10 years working as a Project Engineer on large scale concrete projects. I moved back to Cork to be closer to family in 2007. Douglas shopping center […]

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  18th April 2016

While attending a weekend training workshop on Acceptance Commitment Therapy recently in Dublin, I was struck yet again by how effective it can be to honestly examine what it is we value. It sounds obvious in a way but when do most of us give ourselves the time to do closely examine what is important […]

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Benefits of using Social Media for Job Hunting

  2nd February 2015

How can Social Media help you find work? Much is known about LinkedIn but what about the other tools like Twitter and Facebook? Some of the benefits of using Social Media to find work are: It offers you visibility. If an employer or recruiter searches for you want do they find and more importantly what do […]

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Comfort Zone

The Comfort Zone

  1st August 2014

  I used to have a comfort zone where I knew I wouldn’t fail. The same four walls and busywork were really more like jail. I longed so much to do the things I’d never done before, But stayed inside my comfort zone and paced the same old floor.   I said it didn’t matter […]

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The Benefits of Upskilling

  1st June 2014

No job is secure, so it is up to you to ensure that you are marketable, not your employer. Hard hitting fact but true. In todays world each person can be seen as a brand in themselves with their own unique selling points, that can be taken with them no matter where they go. Thankfully […]

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How to Write a Good CV?

  1st May 2014

Writing a CV used to be such a frustrating experience, until I became a recruiter. I found it really difficult to communicate clearly what it was I had done. Each line of the CV seemed to take me 20 minutes to write. My CV felt more like a scary factual time line, I thought more […]

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How Self-limiting Beliefs hold us back

  1st March 2014

The nature of any belief is that once you adopt it you will tend to defend it and seek evidence to hold it to be true. If you believe you cannot, then you will make sure that you don’t succeed. You will find plenty of evidence to keep the belief alive. I was recently on […]

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  1st September 2013

    I’ve known fear since a very early age but thankfully I was never in any real danger. Even writing these words is somehow liberating, I was never in danger…yet I frightened my body and mind into thinking I was. The first time I can remember feeling anxious and fearful was at the age […]

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What Constitutes Success

  1st August 2013

WHAT CONSTITUTES SUCCESS He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much; who has gained the respect of intelligent men and the love of little children; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who has left the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a […]

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The Victor by Walter Wintle

  1st July 2013

If you think you are beaten, you are If you think you dare not, you don’t. If you like to win but think you can’t, It’s almost a cinch you won’t. If you think you’ll lose, you’re lost. For out in the world we find Success begins with a fellow’s will. It’s all in the […]

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