Category: Upcoming Gigs

Bochum University 18-19 December 2013

My grandmother was born when Queen Victoria was on the throne in England and postboxes in Ireland were still painted red. When I was a child, she had one piece of advice that used to drive me crazy. “There there darling,” she would coo. “In a hundred years, it won’t matter.” Gaaaaaaah! Not the thing to say to a 7 year-old, who […]

I was asked by Alexander Kjefulf, the Chief Happiness Officer, to open his Arbejdsglaede Live 2013 conference in Copenhagen on May 30th. I was looking forward to leading the Irish invasion back into Denmark in revenge for the vikings of a thousand years ago! It was a superb event with little me, the captain of […]

 “On your feet – selling your great idea” This will be a deepdive into the world of pitching, peddling and presenting your idea, yourself and your company to the world at large. Lots of attendees at the Dotconf have a great idea and all the enthusiasm in the world – but their idea doesn’t take […]

I’ll be presenting a seminar at the Gradireland Summer Fair in the RDS Dublin, on Wednesday June  12th at 11:30am. Topics will include: The key elements of the written stage, so your CV gets to the all-important shortlist What you need to know (about them and yourself) before you show up for interview Jumping through […]

I shall be leading the final track of the day at TRU Dublin 2013 – the track will be entitled: ‘I didn’t sign up for this shit’ (how disillusionment starts at the interview) Event details here.

TCD Technology Transfer Office – Private event Introductions / Tight pitching / Structuring your preso

I’ll be doing a 1-hour talk entitled: It doesn’t have to feel like the Spanish Inquisition – Surviving the modern selection interview at the Career Zoo in Dublin. Spaces will be limited, so get there early to avoid disappointment. See you there! PS: I’ll also be hosting a seminar on how to access opportunities in […]

I’ll be doing a free public talk in the ILAC Centre Library – courtesy of Dublin City Libraries. The greatest frustration that we’re hearing day after day from job-hunters is the lament,”There aren’t any jobs out there.” There are. Lots of them. 1.8 million people are working for a living here in Ireland according to […]