UN intern story is a dramatic example, but the organisation should know better

When a story like that of David Hyde gains global coverage; a 22-year-old New Zealand graduate who said he had been living in a tent while on a United Nations internship, the long running debate about the merits of interning reignites. Unfortunately much of the debate around internships is framed through a lens of ‘black and white’ divisions. The debate is shaped around whether an internship is … Continue reading UN intern story is a dramatic example, but the organisation should know better

How to stay motivated at work this summer

Maybe you’re just starting out in your career, maybe you have just changed job or maybe you have just returned to the workplace; whichever it is, remaining focused, motivated and effective is of course central to obtaining your career ambitions. But it’s a reality that it is also very easy to lose focus, and become easily distracted and less productive, so here’s some helpful tips to … Continue reading How to stay motivated at work this summer

Big winners and bright futures at the 2015 gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards

On April 30th almost 600 of Ireland’s graduate recruiters, course providers and influencers came together in the Round Room of the Mansion House to celebrate achievement and innovation in the graduate recruitment area, on the back of a year which has seen the market rebound considerably as a result of the continuing economic recovery. 2015 marked the largest ever gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards, which were conducted in partnership with the Association … Continue reading Big winners and bright futures at the 2015 gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards