HOW TO SUCCEED IN YOUR FIRST JOB - Second Article

Wed, Nov 30, 2022

Colman Collins is the author of HOW TO SUCCEED IN YOUR FIRST JOB. Colman wrote this book to help recently qualifi ed graduates to navigate their way successfully from the world of college to the world of work. The book is based on his forty years experience, initially as a HR Director with two blue chip multinationals including Nortel Networks here in Galway and more recently as the owner and CEO of Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services Group, which also has an office in Galway.

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HOW TO SUCCEED IN YOUR FIRST JOB - First Article

Tue, Nov 29, 2022

In a series of articles from Colman Collins recently published book, 'How to Succeed in your First Job’, read Colman’s advice as he outlines the lessonslearned from his many years as a HR Director and Recruitment specialist for the benefit of those starting out on their careers. Colman Collins is the author of HOW TO SUCCEED IN YOUR FIRST JOB. Colman wrote this book to help recently qualified graduates to navigate their way successfully from the world of college to the world of work. The book is based on his forty years experience, initially as a HR Director with two blue chip multinationals including Nortel Networks here in Galway and more recently as the owner and CEO of Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services Group, which alsohas an office in Galway. The book is available in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop and Kenny’s Bookshop in Galway and on line through buythebook.ie and amazon.

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GIY launches GROW At School food education programme

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Some 130 schools across the country have been planting the first crops from their garden kit as part of the GROW at School programme, an initiative bringing food education and outdoor learning into the classroom.

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National Apprenticeship Awards

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB) and Donegal Education and Training Board presented awards and certificates to the graduates of a variety of craft apprenticeship programmes at the Landmark Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim on November 18.

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Learn valuable tech skills with Fastrack to Information Technology

Thu, Nov 17, 2022

Since 1999, Fastrack to Information Technology (FIT) has been a representative organisation of the technology sector committed to growing Ireland’s tech talent pipeline. The aim is to create wider access to tech skills training leading to exciting career paths and quality employment opportunities for all those who have a curiosity and passion for technology.

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GRETB auctioneers apprenticeship awards ceremony

Thu, Nov 17, 2022

On November 10, 23 auctioneering and property services apprentices graduated, becoming qualified auctioneers after completing their two-year apprenticeship with Galway Roscommon Education & Training Board.

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Open day at St Nicholas’ Parochial School

Thu, Nov 03, 2022

St Nicholas’ Parochial School is holding an open day on Friday November 11 from 9.30am to 2pm. On this day the principal, Ms Wendy Lynch, and the staff look forward to welcoming you and giving you a tour of the school and having a cup of tea and a chat.

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University of Galway to hold on-campus postgraduate open day

Thu, Nov 03, 2022

University of Galway's autumn postgraduate open day takes place on Tuesday November 8 from 12 noon to 3pm in the Bailey Allen Hall. The open day will have a strong focus on the affordability of postgraduate studies and the multiple funding and scholarship opportunities that future students should explore when considering investing in their education and career.

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How parents can help their children with maths

Thu, Nov 03, 2022

Parents often wonder how they can best support their child with maths and numeracy.

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ATU to host open day at Galway city campus this weekend

Thu, Nov 03, 2022

Atlantic Technological University (ATU) Galway city is hosting an open day this Saturday, November 5, from 10am to 10pm, for secondary school students, parents, teachers and mature applicants, highlighting the range of courses on offer across the university and information about student life and study.

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Open day at St Nicholas’ Parochial School

Thu, Oct 27, 2022

St Nicholas’ Parochial School is holding an open day on Friday November 11 from 9.30am to 2pm. On this day the principal, Ms Wendy Lynch, and the staff look forward to welcoming you and giving you a tour of the school and having a cup of tea and a chat.

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Launch your future career with Galway training provider

Thu, Oct 27, 2022

National Learning Network in Galway supports people to make successful transitions, whatever their stage in life. It can help with transition from school to the adult environment, with access to vocational training, support with getting a job, recovery and wellness, improving people’s health, enhancing quality of life, and achieving successful inclusion in the community.

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The Study Academy to host supervised study during October mid-term break

Thu, Oct 27, 2022

The Study Academy is calling all Leaving and Junior Certificate students. Are you tired of trying to motivate yourself to study at home? Are all of the distractions having an impact on the quality of your study time?

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Online payroll course with GRETB Training Centre starting soon

Thu, Oct 27, 2022

GRETB Training Centre will be running a fully-funded (free of charge) manual and computerised payroll award course starting November 21 for eight weeks. This is a full-time, fully online course with live tutor-led training sessions held daily (Monday to Friday). The live, online training sessions will be delivered via Zoom. Assistance will be offered to learners who are not familiar with using Zoom, to get them up and running for the online training sessions.

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Do you want to achieve a worldwide recognised computer qualification?

Thu, Oct 27, 2022

GRETB Training Centre is now offering a fully funded International Computer Driving Licence course (ICDL online). The course is full-time, tutor-led, and fully online. It starts November 14 and runs for 20 weeks, which includes four weeks’ work placement.

This ICDL course will have live online, tutor-led, training sessions daily (Monday to Friday) via Zoom. Assistance will be provided to learners who are not familiar with logging in to Zoom, to get them up and running for the daily online training sessions.

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University of Galway launches new civic engagement scholarship

Thu, Oct 20, 2022

University of Galway has launched the first civic engagement scholarship in an Irish higher education institution, cementing its position as a centre for excellence in engaging students in societal change, social impact, and building civic skills.

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Do you want a job in a pharmacy?

Thu, Oct 20, 2022

The pharmacy retail counter assistant course has been running for 20 years at the GRETB Training Centre in Mervue, Galway. The course regularly provides staff to pharmacies in both full and part time positions as pharmacy assistants, cosmetic sales assistants, and pharmacy managers. Over 80 per cent of course graduates have secured employment in pharmacies.

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Transition year: Is it a good idea?

Thu, Oct 20, 2022

Transition year is a popular choice for students when they complete the Junior Certificate. Since its introduction in 1974, the programme has grown rapidly, now being offered at 75 per cent of schools nationwide. Teenagers are given the perfect opportunity to mature, acquire new skills, and gain both work and life experience. All well and good, but is it really a good idea?

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Galway Community College welcome Erasmus+ students for their final visit as part of their joint climate change study in the EU

Thu, Oct 13, 2022

Galway Community College (GCC), GRETB welcomed another delegation of Erasmus+ students and teachers from schools in Croatia and Spain, to Galway city this week, for the final mobility of the endangered species and biodiversity project, a climate change research study in the European Union, that all three schools have been working on for the last year.

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ATU to host Mathemagical shows for primary and secondary school pupils during Maths Week

Thu, Oct 13, 2022

Atlantic Technological University (ATU) in conjunction with Maths Week 2022 will host two of Steve Sherman’s Edutaining Mathemagical Shows for primary and secondary school pupils at its Galway city campus next Friday, October 21.

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