Seminar Room 1
This seminar will cover the following topics below;
- Making the Right Impression; Personal Branding – Why does it matter?
- Professional Image; The Business Side of Style
- The Importance of Shape and Fit
- Determining Your Workplace Dresscode
- What Do You Need to Buy?
- Creating a Capsule Wardrobe for Work
- Personal Branding in the World Wide Web – How does it impact?
- Your Life Online – What to Say and Where to Say it
Laura Jordan, StyleSavvy®
Recognising what key skills you possess and what the skills requirements are for employers is one of the key components to ensuring you are successful in your graduate job search.
This session will delve into the skills requirements of organisations and help you to successfully map your future career plans.
The great thing about transferable skills is that you already have them. These are core skills which are of value in a wide range of situations and job roles, these include skills such as problem solving, communication & team work. Come along to this seminar with Karina to highlight the power of transferable skills! The session will cover;
- Defining transferable skills
- Importance of transferable skills in the changing job market
- Ways to learn and develop the skills
- Showcasing your transferable skills
This seminar session will answer all your questions about ‘what a typical day as a graduate in the civil service involves?’. It will be facilitated by Niall Leavy from Publicjobs.ie and there will be three recent recruits from the Civil Service to give you an insight into their current roles working on important economic, financial, environmental and social issues. We will also have a representative from the recruitment unit for graduates to answer your questions on how to apply, application dates for each competition, and the selection process.
Aaron O’Sullivan, Department of Justice & Equality
David Caffrey, Department of Finance
Mary Caffrey, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Victoria Ronke Oyewole, Central Expenditure Policy Evaluation Section, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
Deiseanna Fostaíochta in Earnáil na Gaeilge
Díreofar sa phlé painéil seo ar na deiseanna fostaíochta atá ar fáil do mhic léinn a bhfuil caighdeán maith Gaeilge acu, go háirithe i gcás na teanga scríofa agus na gramadaí. Cuirfear béim faoi leith ar na poist aistriúcháin atá ar fáil anseo in Éirinn agus in Institiúidí an Aontais Eorpaigh, araon.
Employment Opportunities in the Irish Language Sector
This panel discussion will focus on job opportunities available to students who have a good standard of Irish, especially in written Irish and grammar. There will be a particular emphasis on translation jobs, both here in Ireland and in the EU Institutions.
Presenter: Éamonn Ó Dónaill, Coláiste na hÉireann/Gaelchultúr
Vivian Uíbh Eachach, Príomhaistritheoir Thithe an Oireachtais / Chief Translator in the Houses of the Oireachtas: Vivian will be talking about the Irish language translation jobs becoming available there in the near future.
Eimear Ní Bhroin, Oifigeach Gnóthaí Teanga, Ionadaíocht an Choimisiúin Eorpaigh in Éirinn / Language Affairs Officer, European Commission Representation in Ireland. Eimear will be giving information about the positions available for Irish speakers over the next few years in the EU institutions, both in Brussels and Luxembourg.
Sinéad Ní Uallacháin, presenter with RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta. Sinéad will have advice for those interested in working in Irish language media.
Seminar Room 2
Building a career at Deloitte, doesn’t only build your future as a professional but it also opens you up to the world. At Deloitte, you are given the opportunity to work with some of the biggest companies not only in Ireland but across the globe. We believe that the work we do, from our partners to our interns makes an impact on all our clients. Hear from our graduates on how a graduate programme is helping them to build their career and get tips on building your future career.
This seminar will run through the in’s & outs of what exactly a graduate programme is. It will bring you through the structure of a graduate programme from start to finish and highlight both the benefits of embarking upon one of these programmes and the reasons why you should consider applying. This seminar will help you make the best-informed decision when it comes to progressing through the next stages of your career.
Siobháin Scanlon, Early Careers Manager, Musgrave
Catherine Lynch, Assistant Manager, PwC;
Lorna Martyn, Head of Technology, Fidelity Investments
Sinéad D'Arcy, Head of Jameson International Graduate Programme & iGrow Lead
About to graduate? Unsure of what happens next? Experience our journey throughout the selection process that the best global firms rely on to select their top talent. We will guide you step-by-step with inside tips and tricks from the experts at cut-e.
Check-In Points of the Journey:
Stock Up – How to prepare and what to expect in Psychometric Assessments?
Speak Up – Elaborate and impress in Video Interviews
Pop Up – Ways to stand out in Assessment Centres
Join Up… To the dream job!
Are you interested in making a real impact in your career? Not-for-profit organisations play a vital role in our society, whether that’s by delivering lifesaving services to people with disabilities or by transforming the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable populations by providing access to safe healthcare. The not-for-profit sector in Ireland employs over 100,000 people – all of whom make an impact every day in their roles.
During this session, professionals working across the not-for-profit sector will provide an insight into how you can make an impact through your career and the different opportunities that are available to graduates joining the not-for-profit sector
Charlie Lamson, CEO, Sightsavers Ireland
Darren Ryan, CEO, Social Entrepreneurs Ireland
Elizabeth Bolger, Director of Programmes, The Wheel
Tara Hatton, National Fundraising Trainee/For Purpose graduate, Enable Ireland
Sinead English, Career Consultant, Hilt
Improve your chances of success at interview by attending this workshop.
In this session, find out what you need to do to give a make a great impression at interview and to perform at your best. The session will cover how to:
- Build you Confidence for interviews
- Understand the different types of interviews
- Winning preparation & anticipating questions
- Structure your answers
- Get that job!
Judy Murphy, Career Consultant, Institute of Technology Carlow
Angela Collins, WIT, Head of Careers
Angela Collins, WIT, Head of Careers
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