Top 5 tips for a successful video application

Are you noticing more employers are moving away from traditional application methods and moving more towards video as part of their recruitment process? At the Jameson International Graduate Programme we introduced video applications to our recruitment process in 2010 and we’ve never looked back! If you’re not sure where to start with your video, here are our top tips so that you can complete the application … Continue reading Top 5 tips for a successful video application

Employers seeking language skills at major jobs fair

Wednesday 17th February sees the return of the GRADchances Language Fair to the RDS Dublin, from 12 – 4pm. This event brings together some of Ireland’s largest and most influential employers who are currently recruiting students and graduates with languages. Lack of skills amongst graduate recruits is one of the biggest challenges facing recruiters today. Each of the attending companies are actively recruiting students with languages including; German, French, Portuguese, … Continue reading Employers seeking language skills at major jobs fair

A new face to guide you through the 2016 gradireland/postgradireland directory

It’s a hectic time here in gradireland, and this week the first two of our range of titles for 2016 have been sent off to the printers. Along with the 2016 Finance Sector Guide, we are very happy to send our 304 page, bigger and better, gradireland and postgradireland directory to print. To help you guide you through the various sections, whether it be job hunting tips, career … Continue reading A new face to guide you through the 2016 gradireland/postgradireland directory

gradireland’s publications for 2016 taking shape

We’re hard at work all summer here in gradireland, producing another suite of publications for the 2015/16 academic year. As always, we’ve been collaborating with students, academics, postgraduate study providers and employers to ensure our products continue to deliver comprehensive careers advice, insider tips and employer insights for students, graduates and job-seekers. In September 2015, our flagship publication, the gradireland Directory, will be released on campuses … Continue reading gradireland’s publications for 2016 taking shape

How to express yourself with confidence in an interview

Confident communication skills help us to make and maintain good connections. They are essential for securing a job and vital traits once you are employed. Each year the gradireland Graduate Salary & Recruitment Trends Survey reveals communication to be one of the core areas of concern for employers when it comes to graduate recruits. In an interview situation, nerves and stress can be a factor, no matter … Continue reading How to express yourself with confidence in an interview

‘Interview in style’: Tips and tricks of dressing to impress for interviews and the workplace

Laura Jordan of Stylesavvy.ie advises female graduates on the best interview and workplace dress tips. Check out her tips for the guys here Interview dressing is the holy grail of outfit choosing; what you wear really does matter. Workwear in general can be tricky, but the time to hit the nail on the head is when you are trying to get the job in the first place. Your image reflects … Continue reading ‘Interview in style’: Tips and tricks of dressing to impress for interviews and the workplace

Ireland’s brightest students shine at National Student Challenge

Matthew Foyle from Griffith College Dublin was crowned National Student Challenge winner at the annual competition held by gradireland, writes Fergal Browne. Bringing together over 50 of Ireland’s brightest students – who were the top performers in an online assessment specifically set to mirror the qualities employers are looking for – and some of Ireland’s top graduate recruiters like Lidl and PwC, the event was … Continue reading Ireland’s brightest students shine at National Student Challenge

Considering a postgrad and worried about costs? Continental Europe may offer the solution

With fees to do postgraduate courses at universities in Ireland and the United Kingdom remaining high, continental European universities are increasingly attractive not just for those searching for adventure but for those with limited budgets, writes Fergal Browne. Nearly 900 degree programmes are available in English in universities across continental Europe with the majority in countries with no or low tuition fees. Grants to incentivise … Continue reading Considering a postgrad and worried about costs? Continental Europe may offer the solution