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Mairead Ronan

A Career Coach Advises On Experience Vs. Qualifications For Job Applications

On Monday's show, Mairead mentioned it was National Kick Butt Day and she got this message from a li...
Orla Ormond
Orla Ormond

3:47 PM - 14 Oct 2021



Mairead Ronan

A Career Coach Advises On Experience Vs. Qualifications For Job Applications

Orla Ormond
Orla Ormond

3:47 PM - 14 Oct 2021

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On Monday's show, Mairead mentioned it was National Kick Butt Day and she got this message from a listener:

"Hi Mairead, I really wish I could kick the butt out of finding a job in Mayo so that I can relocate from Kildare to be closer to my partner.  As someone who is extremely capable, experienced, hard working and fast learning, I am getting really  frustrated that I can't even get interviews because I can't tick the leaving certificate and degree box on applications."

This can be a common stumbling block people come across when job hunting, so Mairead spoke to career coach Susan Keating from Clearview Coaching Group about how to get past it.

A Career Coach Advises On Experience Vs. Qualifications For Job Applications

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Susan spoke about these types of screening questions and why employers include them, and also the importance of networking when looking for a job.

You can hear the chat in full by pressing the play button on screen.


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