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We Are Looking For Qualified Career Coaches

The time has almost come to launch an EXTREMELY exciting initiative that we have been working on for some time now… Skills 4 Success is a “one on one” career guidance programme, targeting stay at home parents who have been out of the workforce for a number of years and who are not in receipt […]

Interview Skills Practice With Swyg

We know. A new job interview can be a little daunting. But you know what? A little bit of practice can go a LONG way in giving you confidence. Why not practice your interview skills with Swyg to get ahead of the game? After all, it’s free! (forever) With the vision that every candidate should […]

Educator Spotlight – Open Training College

*****Educators Spotlight*****Delight to spotlight our friends at Open Training College who specialise in courses in social care. Social Care Workers are a vital part of our society, as they care for, protect, and support vulnerable or dependent clients. Courses include their BA in Social Care Level 7 & Honours BA in Contemporary Disability Studies – Level 8 […]

Educator Spotlight – Web Development & Programming in CCT College Dublin

With entire industries suddenly ‘going online’, there has never been more demand by companies for employees who know how to navigate their way around the world wide web! And no better place to study web development and IT than at CCT Dublin. Why, you may ask? Well, this particular college focuses on three main disciplines: […]

What now?

So here we are. Sort of, or maybe not, back in action. Some days it feels like an age since we listened to Leo on a random Friday night in March telling us our lives were about to change irrevocably, and some days it feels like yesterday. Some days I wake up and not only […]

Career Spotlight – Data Analysts

Data Analysts – Skilled data analysts are some of the most sought-after professionals in the world. Because the demand is so strong, and the supply of people who can truly do this job well is so limited, data analysts command huge salaries and excellent perks, even at the entry level.Through various colleges Springboard+ offer Data […]

Educators Spotlight

Delighted this month to spotlights DCM Learning. For over a decade, DCM Learning has been improving individual and business performance in Ireland and the UK. We design fun, powerful training experiences that have a profound and lasting impact on people and their careers. Offering a wide variety of QQI Accredited courses, as well as a […]

Is remote working the new normal?

One of the biggest obstacles for stay at home parents returning to working is the lack of part-time, flexible or remote working opportunities. Many companies found themselves having to put remote working options in place quickly in order to continue to trade. So, if it could be done, why was there such a big reluctance […]

The identity crisis of the stay at home parent.

An interesting article on how we identity with our role as a stay at home parent when our children are in school every day and no longer need us as much as they did. Our research shows that 75% off respondents to our surveys had at least 4 hours free every day. Our goal is […]

Impact COVID-19 may have on gender equality

Building balance in the next normal Anne-Marie Taylor Founder Career Returners; Non-Executive Director; Executive Coach Our world has been upended, with ramifications in many spheres including gender balance in the workplace.  The business case for gender balance is well-proven at this stage. In particular, diverse teams are more innovative, and innovation is vital in responding to […]