Should I go for face-to-face or online interview?

Thu, Sep 29, 2022

Q: I have been offered the choice of face-to-face or online for the interview. I dislike interviews at the best of times and I’m finding it hard to say which one I prefer. I have a good chance of getting the job as I have the experience they require, but I struggle to get the information across. I wonder which option will give me the better chance. What would you do?

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Budget 2023 the correct scale for now – Ibec

Thu, Sep 29, 2022

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has said that the underlying strength of the Irish business model and its capacity to generate record tax revenue has put Government in a position whereby it can afford to deliver the correct scale of Budget amidst a challenging inflationary environment.

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Sirana Spa bliss at the Sheraton Athlone

Thu, Sep 29, 2022

It’s often said that Sunday is a ‘day of rest’. It may not have been the weekend, but this scribe certainly enjoyed his ‘day of rest (and rejuvenation)’ on a weekday visit to the Sirana Spa at the Sheraton Hotel in Athlone.

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Accountancy firm RBK adds 30 new graduates to employee base

Thu, Sep 29, 2022

RBK Chartered Accountants, with a focal location at RBK House, Irishtown, Athlone and two further offices in Roscommon and Dublin, has strengthened its workforce with the addition of 30 new graduates.

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Mary’s Fish Galway supplying quality produce to hospitality industry in the Midlands

Thu, Sep 29, 2022

If there was an award for tenacity, Mary Kilcommins of Mary’s Fish Galway, would be a true contender.

It takes much personal stamina and determination to continuously expand in the face of both a devastating fire and then a total close down due to the pandemic.

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Viking Tours to host Midland’s inaugural LGBT cruise on majestic River Shannon

Thu, Sep 22, 2022

Viking Tours will host the Midland’s inaugural LGBT+ Cruise on Friday, September 30, at 5.30pm.

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Final call for female entrepreneurs in rural areas of Westmeath to apply for ACORNS initiative

Thu, Sep 22, 2022

This Friday, September 23, is the final deadline for early-stage female entrepreneurs in rural areas of County Westmeath to apply for the latest cycle of the ACORNS business development initiative.

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Buckley Windows and Doors providing expert trade in the Midlands region

Thu, Sep 22, 2022

With the imminent arrival of cold weather, ensure you reduce your fuel costs and have your windows repaired to prevent draught air entering the home, maintaining more heat inside and reducing those ever increasing expenses.

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How to turn a quick job spell to your advantage in interview

Thu, Sep 22, 2022

Q: I have an interview next week and I’m afraid they will pick up on the fact that I have only been in my current job 13 months. In reality, I took a step downwards for this job after the previous company I was in closed, (not my fault, I hasten to add, the market had moved on and the company ran out of road). This opportunity now offers me a chance to get back doing what I did and at an even higher level where I will be managing people. But will the last 13 months go against me in the interview? (HG, email).

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Budget 2023 must protect viability of Experience Economy - IBEC

Thu, Sep 22, 2022

Ibec, the group that represents business, is calling on Government to use Budget 2023 as an opportunity to enhance the competitiveness and productivity of the Experience Economy which underpins our social, tourism and business ecosystems.

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Budget 2023 must tackle cost of doing business for small businesses - SFA

Thu, Sep 22, 2022

The Small Firms Association (SFA) has launched a 'Small Business in Ireland: Cost of Doing Business' report, which examines the cost of doing business in 2022 for Ireland’s small business community, the report outlining the range and extent of costs associated with doing business in Ireland and provides insights on challenges faced by small employers.

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Viking Tours to host Midland’s inaugural LGBT cruise on majestic River Shannon

Thu, Sep 15, 2022

Viking Tours will host the Midland’s inaugural LGBT+ Cruise on Friday, September 30, at 5.30pm.

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