John Cradden

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The building industry is hiring at a rate of about a 1,000 people a month - making it the biggest generator of jobs in Ireland, says to the Construction Industry Federation (CIF). Photograph: Getty Images

As the last boom and bust cycle illustrated so painfully, a career in construction and architecture is likely to be more exposed to economic risk than(...)

Of all the disciplines you could choose to study at third-level, business can open up the broadest array of career choices. It is also the one with th(...)

Innovating to attract the best graduates is becoming more important for companies. Photograph: Getty Images

If you are an employer determined to turn a college campus upside down to shake out the best graduates and persuade them to come and work for you, set(...)

You may have to search long and hard, as many scholarships and bursaries are not widely publicised or promoted

If you’re looking for funding that could make the difference between being able to pursue postgraduate study or not, the good news is there are far m(...)

The Future of HR in Ireland: at the HR Manager Survey 2016 feedback workshop, Dr Na Fu, MU; John Ryan, CEO of Great Place To Work; Prof Patrick Flood of the Leadership and Talent Institure, DCU; Brian Sutton, Great Place To Work. Front row: Dr Janine Bosak, DCU; Jim Flynn, Great Place To Work. Photograph: Joe Keogh
Positive board influence

The greater representation of HR managers at boardroom level in Ireland has led to a dampening down of personality and agenda-driven politics within (...)

Julian Yarr: “The tipping point for me was realising most people think communication is talking or forcing messages into the system.”
Communicating by example

It would be fair to assume that trust is a crucial commodity for any law firm, but also that communication is an essential tool for winning this trust(...)

Paul O’Sullivan: ‘A strong strategy and clear vision will not be enough if a leader cannot communicate effectively’
Learning skills for leadership

The long-running debate over whether the best leaders are born or made continues, but many people can learn to become good leaders through a combinati(...)

Jim Barry: “If you stay in a comfort zone and think this is okay, that is probably the biggest threat”

Jim Barry knows creating a positive team environment is difficult to achieve, but gaining recognition for achieving that at the Mallow-based Barry Gro(...)

Diving back into studying for the Leaving Cert takes courage and motivation throughout is critical. Photograph: Getty Images

If you didn’t get the Leaving Cert results you wanted or needed, these next few days and weeks will naturally be taken up with a bit of soul-search(...)

Maynooth University students find out more about converting their BBS to a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) or a BBS International by extending their degree by a year at the the university’s school of business

Finding a business course that suits you is a little bit like the process of a business takeover in that there are number of steps you should work thr(...)

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