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Carrers: Beefing up on a career in auctioneering
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Parents pave the career path for some but for others it may be burning ambition or the way that opportunity knocks. In Fionn Sherlock’s case it all started with a calf. Writes Marianne Heron
18 May 2022 Careers
Lack of opportunity for growth major factor in agri-recruitment - FRS
How can businesses - and entire industries - attract and retain talent in an ever-changing, diverse world of employment?
11 May 2022 Careers
Human resources: learning to live (and work) with Long COVID
When it comes to Long COVID, what do we know about it and what can employers do to protect their employees as well as their business? Janine Kennedy writes.
Post-pandemic Ireland: where are we with remote working?
Hybrid and remote working have become normalised over the past two years, but what should the rules be now that society has reopened? Janine Kennedy writes in the first of our four-part HR series.
4 May 2022 Careers
The Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship to host virtual open evening
The event is aimed at anyone interested in developing a career in insurance and offers the ability to “earn and learn” at the same time, writes Janine Kennedy.
29 April 2022 News
A listening ear for overwhelmed vets
Andy Mayne and Louise Taylor volunteer for the helpline Vet Support, which helps vets deal with overwhelm. They speak to Ilka Denker about their experience from Vet Support and their own vet careers
27 April 2022 Careers
Incredible Edibles diary: Dromagh NS Junior Infants to Second Class plant seeds
Ms Edel Shehan's class in Co Cork tells us about how they have been getting busy in the school garden while following Task Three in the Incredible Edibles programme
27 April 2022 Education
Rural Femmes programme empowers rural women through upskilling
This online programme aims to upskill, support and encourage rural women to realise local goals and ambitions.
20 April 2022 Education
A big Wexford win for Certified Irish Angus
The annual Certified Irish Angus Schools Competition is always worth keeping an eye on - after all, the participants are the future of Irish agriculture.
13 April 2022 Careers
Opportunities in agricultural innovation and extension at UCD
University College Dublin is hosting an online information event for those interested in upskilling or becoming qualified in areas around farmer support, writes Janine Kennedy.
11 April 2022 Education
Incredible Edibles diary: Our Lady of Lourdes first class is school of the week
Ms Clifford’s class in Co Limerick tell us about how they approached Task Two of Agri Aware's Incredible Edibles programme.
6 April 2022 Education
When your science degree leads to something completely new
Following his interest in science has paid off for Kevin Ryan, who works with the Irish Bioeconomy Foundation, writes Ilka Denker.
6 April 2022 Careers