Tag Archives: career planning

Are you ready for that interview?

Preparing for interview can be daunting.  Tomorrow evening’s workshop is an opportunity to learn a simple structure that will increase your clarity and confidence as you prepare for interview.  Bring along your CV and, if possible, a job description.

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves.  Check out this great talk on getting your body language right so that you can ‘fake it ’til you become it’.  http://bit.ly/VjrPRu

This is the final workshop in this series of Career Workshops.  Please pass it on.

Workshop Details: Tuesday 4th June 7pm – 9.30pm in The Lantern Centre on 17 Synge St, Dublin 8. (Park in the school yard, room is in basement beside Lantern on Synge St itself). Cost €15. There will be a break with a cup of tea to share the experience with like-minded people.

Are you ready for that Interview? Evening Workshop

Did you know that employers only want to know 3 things?

  • Can you do the job?
  • Will you do the job?
  • Will you fit in?

To be successful at interview, you must be able to tell the interviewer a story – the story of your Achievements.  And, this story must relate to the job description.

By the end of this evening workshop you will:

  • Learn a structure to prepare for interview
  • Be able to tell the story of your Achievements
  • Answer interview questions from the employer’s perspective
  • Have increased clarity and confidence

This is the final workshop in this series of Career Workshops.  Please pass it on.

Workshop Details: Tuesday 4th June 7pm – 9.30pm in The Lantern Centre on 17 Synge St, Dublin 8. (Park in the school yard, room is in basement beside Lantern on Synge St itself). Cost €15. There will be a break with a cup of tea to share the experience with like-minded people.

Register Your Interest here… 

Love what you do. Career Planning Workshop this Saturday

‘The only way to do great work is to love what you do…keep looking until you find it. Don’t settle’  Steve Jobs

Full-day Career Planning Workshop this Saturday in Greystones.  Why not take time out for yourself and spend a day in a supportive and reflective space to think about what you really want from your worklife?  By the end of the day, you will have developed a Career Action Plan to enable you to take the next step in your career.  A very positive action following Steve’s advice to ‘keep looking’.

Workshop details:

Saturday 13th April from 10 am – 5 pm in Greystones.  Register on www.chrysalis.ie/event-registration/?ee=61

A very enjoyable evening at Skills workshop

There was a great buzz at the Do You Know Your Skills? Workshop last night as people brainstormed each other’s potential careers based on the skills that they love using.

There was also lots and lots of chatting over tea afterwards which is a good sign and it brought a smile to my face :).

Next evening workshops in series of 4:

7 May – Does Your CV need a Makeover?
4 June – Are you ready for the Interview?

Your Career – Do You Know Your Skills?

The next evening Career workshop ‘Do You Know Your Skills?’ is on Tuesday evening.  At the end of the evening you will have:

  • Identified your work skills under such headings as practical, interpersonal, data etc.
  • Identified the skills you wish to use and those that you might wish to park for a while
  • Clarified which skills require more training, education or experience
  • Brainstormed career areas that suit your skills
  • And, if there is time, we will take a peak at your Interests and Value

How can we move on until we know where we are now?  This is your chance.  Pass it on!

Workshop Details: Tuesday 9th April 7pm – 9.30pm in The Lantern Centre on 17 Synge St,Dublin 8. (Park in the school yard, room is in basement beside Lantern on Synge St itself).  Cost €15. There will be a cup of tea afterwards to share the experience with like-minded people.

Do You Know Your Skills?

Following the great feedback from our last evening, I thought that it would be interesting to take a look at Skills this month.

Have you ever wondered ‘What are My Skills’?  For those of you job searching or considering a change of career, the first step to opening up your career horizons is to identify your transferable skills. This evening is designed to help you identify the skills that you enjoy using and that will give you a sense of satisfaction and fulfilment in your work.

At the end of the evening you will have identified your key transferable skills as well as skills that you may wish to develop.  With this valuable information, you will be in a position to review job descriptions with clarity about the work that will give you satisfaction while meeting the employers’ requirements.  You will also be clear on which skills you wish to include in your CV.

Workshop Details: Tuesday 9th April 7pm – 9.30pm in The Lantern Centre on 17 Synge St, Dublin 8. (Park in the school yard, room is in basement beside Lantern on Synge St itself).  Cost €15. There will be a cup of tea afterwards to share the experience with like-minded people.

I hope to see you there – please pass on to friends who may be interested.

Thanks. Mary 086 883 8383

Register your interest here….

Career Building Group

Do You Know What You Really Want?

It occurred to me that Dublin is ready to build a community of people who are ready for a change of career or who are job-hunting and want to develop their skills or improve their focus.  The group is called Career Building Group and there will be monthly meetings focused on different topics.

The first event is Do you know what you really want? – we will be creating our Career Vision Boards.  If you haven’t done a Vision Board before, it’s great fun and can be very inspiring.  It’s on Tuesday 12 March from 7pm – 9.30pm with a cup of tea afterwards to give you a chance to meet like-minded people and to chat about the evening.

Do you know what you really want?  Check it out on Facebook