Claire Mcgee

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‘Employers don’t expect you to have a wealth of experience’

While the concept of the job for life may be a thing of the past, getting yourself on a graduate scheme is one way to give yourself a great chance of (...)

Human beings ‘are still going to be needed to interpret data and put nuance on things that computers are not yet able to do’

While university may primarily be seen as a place to secure a third-level qualification, you will also – maybe even unbeknownst to you – have acquired(...)

Can an MBA lead to early retirement on a tropical island? Photograph: iStock

A wealthy businessman visits a small Pacific island where he notices a fisherman landing his catch. Impressed, he asks him how long it took. The fis(...)

 Anna Dowley, Piltown Co. Kilkenny; Kara Fitzherbert, Carlow; Nicola Pratt, Carlow; Sara Deacon, Carlow; Holly Moynan, Ballacolla Co.Laois; Vicky Woods, Tinahely Co. Wicklow and Hanah Condell, Abbeyleix Co. Laois pictured getting the Leaving Certificate results at Kilkenny College in Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Minister for Education Richard Bruton has said officials will examine whether there are “lessons to be learned” from the volume of students who failed(...)

Minister for Education Richard Bruton. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Education Richard Bruton has insisted the new Leaving Cert grading system does not represent a “dumbing down” of the exam. Under a new g(...)