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?
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!
Everything you need to know about online careers fairs and other careers events – from how virtual fairs work to who’s running them. Most students will attend at least one graduate careers fair (sometimes called a jobs fair) during their time at university. Generally held on campus, careers fairs allow you to meet a number of employers, postgraduate course providers and careers advisers all in … Continue reading Virtual careers events v In-person careers events: The key differences
With the graduate recruitment drive of 2020 being like no other that has gone before, employers’ diaries are likely filling up with an increasing number of virtual careers fairs. While careers fairs have traditionally played a fundamental role in the graduate recruitment process, they can be costly and time-consuming for employers to attend and there is a limit to the number of applicants, with no opportunity for employers to screen for suitable candidates. Continue reading Ireland’s award-winning careers fair goes virtual – Here’s why you should be there!
In the first part of our interview with Ntsoaki, we discussed how you can network now that we can no longer meet face-to-face and best practises when it comes to trying to connect with people via LinkedIn. Following on from that conversation, here are some tips on how to plan for the future despite the current uncertainties as to what shape that might take. The modern CV With the increasing … Continue reading How to network and plan for the future: Part 2
Connecting and interacting with people virtually in both a personal and professional capacity has become the new norm. So, in this new normal how can students and graduates’ network, grow their connections and plan for the future post Covid-19? gradireland editor Ruairi Kavanagh talked to Ntsoaki Phakoe-McKevitt, careers coach at Dublin Business School, to find out. Normal life has been turned upside down for everyone but for students and graduates who were preparing for their future, … Continue reading How to network and plan for the future: Part 1
Sinead English, of career consultancy Hilt (www.wearehilt.com), speaks to gradireland editor Ruairi Kavanagh about the application and recruitment process in a remote world. From assessing CV’s, to conducting virtual assessments and how to perform in a video interview, Sinead has plenty of good advice for recruiters, students and graduate job seekers. Get in touch with Sinead on LinkedIn at: www.linkedin.com/in/sineadenglish/ For the latest careers advice, job … Continue reading Podcast #7: The recruitment process in a remote world, with Sinead English