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Keep social media sites clean while you are job hunting – but what does this mean in practice?

At the moment firing and job offer refusals due to inappropriate social media sites is widely documented. In the US, it has been estimated that 8% of the workforce have been fired at one point due to inappropriate facebook, myspace and other social media accounts. When it comes to not securing a promotion and a job application being refused, the exact figures are near impossible to estimate as many employers will...

Can I get a reference if I’ve been fired?

Securing a glowing reference from pervious employers is something we all aim for. But what happens if the relationship has been soured to the point of termination of employment? Currently, employers are not legally obliged to provide an employment reference. It is a very costly exercise for companies, especially large ones. It also comes with risks. For this reason, more and more employers are no longer providing...

Explanations for being fired from your job for interviews

There are many reasons for being fired from your job. If you have been involved in criminal activity in your previous role, then securing your next role will be extremely difficult. If you were just not the right fit, could not adjust to new work practices or changes, had a negative relationship with your Manager, or had a major blow out on one occasion that resulted in dismissal, then there are ways around...

CV Template for CV service

CV Template CV template – cut and paste to MS word and fill in where possible, then email to info@kala.ie Contact Details: Name: Address: Phone number: Email Address: (Please note that in Ireland you are not required to provide information on your Age, Gender, Marital Status, Religion, Race, Health status or a photo in your CV details) Career History: JOB TITLE Company Name Month year – Month...

Mitigating Risk through Grievance & Disciplinary Procedures

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