Ciaran Hourican

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The difference between Leading and Managing

Many people use these words interchangeably. However, they do not mean the same thing. In a nutshell, you manage resources and you lead people. Those who apply an entirely management-orientated practice

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Becoming a First-Line Manager

Most people are promoted to a management role based on their performance in either a technical or frontline position. And while performance in the first role can obviously be an indicator of success, the

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Preparing to present: Managing the last few hours before interview

When preparing for an interview many people make it that much harder in the last few hours before the big day. Preparation is essential, but so too is down time. At H-Training we emphasize the need for

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Interview Coaching. The Performance Element of Interviews.

​Most people associate the word performance with something false. If you are performing the implication is that you are pretending to be something that you are not. However, if you go into an interview

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How to practice for your interview. Speak, don’t think.

In any walk of performance repetition is key. Muscle memory develops as we continue to do something again and again. This then makes our actions almost instinctive. The body remembers the way, almost like

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How does Interview Coaching ensure results?

The Impact of Interview Coaching. Results are what matters most.Much Research under-taken highlights the significant benefits of positive coaching. There continues to emerge and ever-increasing number

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You’ve been there the longest so the job is yours? Be careful with your mindset

Getting your mindset correct with interview coaching will help you to ensure that they see why you are the right candidate.Longevity can fool many people into taking it easy in interviews and this needs

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Interviewing for Graduate Programs and Internships

It can be difficult to know how to prepare for an interview for an internship or graduate programme. However, there are some important interview coaching things to keep in mind before you begin preparing. Internships

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The Legal side of Interviews. You are not the only one being monitored.

Increasingly, interview boards have become the focus of legislation to ensure that they are treating their candidates properly. In a country still very much influenced by a long legacy of nepotism, efforts

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How do CAR and STAR interview techniques help?

Little of our formal education is focused on the verbal presentation of information. This is why interview coaching can be so incredibly beneficial.Granted we have oral exams and at third level there is

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