Some job application processes are deceptively simple

A few months ago I went to London to visit the law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.  The purpose of the visit was to find out more about the recruitment processes at the firm.  Freshfields is a very large, global firm recruiting about 100 trainees annually at its London office.  On the face of it, the […]

ICT Sector in Ireland

Job opportunities a plenty! Music to my ears as I am one of the careers advisers who works with students in the School of Computer Science! Despite all the doom and gloom in Ireland the ICT sector is booming and there are lots of opportunities for computer scientists but also for those who have an […]

Marketing your Experience as an International Student

In a highly competitive jobs market, the ability to sell yourself is essential. Therefore, perhaps, before you start the quest for a job, it might be a good idea to think about your strengths as an international student from a potential employer’s perspective. You need to communicate your value to employers emphasizing skills which you […]