This year at Cpl we launched our first ever Interview Handbook, our Cpl CV Grader and had more blog readers than ever before. We’ve also had some brilliant contributions from across our recruitment teams, 3 of which are included in our most popular blogs of the year.

 

In 2018 we will be launching our CV Guide as well as the Cpl newsletter, for now here our 9 most popular blogs of 2017:

1. Which Sectors are Growing in Ireland? 2017

This is by far are most popular blog post of the year, and each of the 5 sectors mentioned are still growing and hiring.

Which Sectors are Growing in Ireland? 2018

2. Your definitive annual leave guide – Ireland

A handy factual blog explaining in simple terms what holiday days, holiday pay and sick pay you’re entitled to.

Your definitive annual leave guide – Ireland

3. Top 7 places for Irish workers to find jobs abroad

The 7 most popular and feasible places for skilled Irish workers to work abroad, from the UAE to the UK.

Top 7 places for Irish workers to find jobs abroad

4. To Whom It May Concern, Please Stop Writing Such Terrible Cover Letters

Recruiter Cara Murphy shares her top tips on how to write a cover letter that grabs attention for the right reasons.

To Whom It May Concern, Please Stop Writing Such Terrible Cover Letters

5. Budget 2018: how your wages will be affected

A short and simple guide explaining how the 2018 budget will impact your wages in the coming year.

Budget 2018: how your wages will be affected

6. 7 mistakes you need to stop making on your CV

The 7 most common CV mistakes laid out in an infograph, from saving your CV under the wrong file name to including a photo and irrelevant achievements.

7 mistakes you need to stop making on your CV

7. Why Recruiters Aren’t Responding to Your Email

Principal Executive Consultant Rebecca Brown explains why you don’t always hear back from recruiters, and what you can do to get the response you want.

Why Recruiters Aren’t Responding to Your Email

8. Why you shouldn’t accept a counter offer after resigning

Did you know 90% of people who accept a counter offer restart looking for a new job soon after? Recruitment Consultant Karl Browning shares why.

Why you shouldn’t accept a counter offer after resigning

9. Careers outside the lab: Alternative jobs for Scientists

Love science but hate the idea of working in a lab for the rest of your life? Suzanne Maguire offers some ideas for alternative science jobs outside of the lab.

Careers outside the lab: Alternative jobs for Scientists

Thank you for reading throughout the year, if you’d like to hear from us about job opportunities in the new year click below.

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