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What can you expect at a virtual careers fair?

Virtual careers fairs (or virtual jobs fairs) are an excellent place to discover some of the opportunities available to you, including options that you have not considered before. Over the course of the pandemic, many careers fairs have moved online, such as gradireland Live, which takes place on 11 March 2021. Despite the change in delivery. Virtual careers fairs serve the same purpose as a physical fair; you can find information and ask questions on graduate programmes, internships, or postgraduate courses. There are also typically … Continue reading What can you expect at a virtual careers fair?

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10 FAQ’s about gradireland Live, answered!

We’ve put together the most commonly asked questions about gradireland Live and answered them right here for you.  By now we hope you’ve heard about our upcoming virtual careers event, gradireland Live, which will take place on 11 March, and why it is a must-attend event if you’re a student or graduate. So let’s find out what it’s all about!  1. Where can I register for gradireland Live?  You can register for gradireland Live at live.gradireland.com. The week before the event, you will receive an event URL via … Continue reading 10 FAQ’s about gradireland Live, answered!

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Career Discovery week insights: My life as an Aldi Area Manager

We talk to Rachel O’Connor and Abigail Cronin about why mixing a rewarding and demanding job with your other passions in life is part and parcel of what makes life tick for Aldi’s Area Managers.  “She shoots, she scores!” Rachael O’Connor, Area Manager There hasn’t been a dull moment since I joined Aldi as part of the Aldi Graduate Area Manager programme. No two days … Continue reading Career Discovery week insights: My life as an Aldi Area Manager

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Career Discovery week insights: My Aldi Graduate Training Experience

We talk to Cian O’Connor and Donal Wrynn about what makes them tick in an out of the workplace as they undergo Aldi’s graduate management training programme.  “You’ve got to have your head in the game” Cian O’Connor, Area Manager in training My decision to return to college to pursue an MSc in Management and Marketing required a huge leap of faith. Initially I was … Continue reading Career Discovery week insights: My Aldi Graduate Training Experience

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Career Discovery week insights: Guidewire

‘I’ve felt part of everything at Guidewire from the very start’ Snehal Bhatia, a software consultant with Guidewire talks about her career with the technology company, why it matches her values and how her career has allowed her to take on new and exciting challenges. What’s your current job at Guidewire and, if there is a typical day/week, what would it involve? I am currently … Continue reading Career Discovery week insights: Guidewire

How to write a winning submission

Having won Best Exhibition at the Event Industry Awards in 2016, 2018 and 2019 for our gradireland Graduate Careers Fair, we asked Fiona Doherty our Senior Marketing Executive in gradireland for her tips for writing a winning submission. Get organised First things first, read the submission guidelines, read it again…. and again. Once you have read the guidelines a few times make a couple of notes: … Continue reading How to write a winning submission