Get ahead of the competition with a second language

On Wednesday November 4th, gradireland and University College Cork are proud to present the second GRADchances Language Fair in Boole Basement, UCC. This event gives students the opportunity to speak to some of Ireland’s most influential graduate employers, who are currently recruiting students with languages.  Employers exhibiting on the day include Kerry Group, Jameson Distillery, Workday and Dawn Meats, to name just a few. In an increasingly … Continue reading Get ahead of the competition with a second language

Broadening horizons: my experience as a gradireland brand ambassador

Work experience during college can be extremely beneficial to your CV and later career, but it’s important that you find the right role, that suits you and your abilities. You need to consider how much you can take on in addition to your studies, which should remain your priority, and also the likelihood of developing transferrable skills during your work experience. Two of the key … Continue reading Broadening horizons: my experience as a gradireland brand ambassador

How to ‘follow up’ your careers fair contacts

Last week saw the biggest, busiest and brightest gradireland Graduate Careers Fair yet at the RDS, so if you made it down, thanks for helping make it such a great event! If you found it informative, inspiring and interesting you’re in good company, we’ve received plenty of positive feedback from employers, students and graduates. So, if you met an employer, or employers, at the fair, what do … Continue reading How to ‘follow up’ your careers fair contacts

Not in Final Year? Why you should attend the Graduate Careers Fair…

It’s very common for students who are not yet in final year to be indecisive about attending the gradireland Graduate Careers Fair. Here are a few questions to ask yourself as to whether you should attend Ireland’s Largest Graduate Careers Event; Do I know what Career Path I would like to pursue? This is one of the biggest, if not the biggest decision you will … Continue reading Not in Final Year? Why you should attend the Graduate Careers Fair…

What should you ask a potential employer at the Graduate Careers Fair?

The gradireland Graduate Careers Fair is an amazing opportunity to meet and ask questions of potential employers. Many companies also bring graduates who are currently on their graduate programmes to attend their stand, so you can ask them what life within these companies is really like! These conversations are great opportunities for networking, and can help you decide your future career path or give you … Continue reading What should you ask a potential employer at the Graduate Careers Fair?