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# Interviews

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The former Cork hurler battling on with a rare illness and more of the week's best sportswriting
Stick on the kettle and settle in to some of our favourite pieces from the last seven days.
'This is a world we've never seen before': Christopher Nolan and his Tenet cast on making the blockbuster
The film cost a reputed $200 million to make and is one of the year’s biggest releases.
Automated interviews and psychometric testing: The challenges awaiting graduate jobhunters
Graduate opportunities are on the crest of a wave currently, writes Ruairí Kavanagh.
5 ways to brush up on your key interview skills
From how to arrive to what to prepare.
'What have I got myself in for?': Harry Styles and Cillian Murphy on acting and the challenges of filming Dunkirk
We talked to the actors about being inspired by their director, Christopher Nolan.
'The game in Croke Park made normal Ireland-England Tests look like a garden fete'
Ten years on from England’s historic visit to GAA HQ, BBC presenter John Inverdale and Rob Kitson of the Guardian share their memories.
This genius hid his CV in a box of doughnuts so it would actually get seen
And it worked!
The problem with job interview questions about duck-sized horses
Employers should stick to questions that interrogate the candidate’s experience and deliver measurable evidence, writes careers expert Eoghan McDermott.
One county is looking back to the future in the hunt for a new manager
Longford will hold interviews for the vacant senior football manager role next week.
9 other infamous football manager interviews
Following Nigel Pearson’s bizarre rant, we recall more notorious managerial moments.
These are some questions Facebook asks in interviews
Could you get in?
Opinion: The psychology of appearance – is there a gender bias at play in job interviews?
Women who seem ‘too feminine’ may face an uphill struggle when applying for managerial jobs…
Here's how homeless people in New York use technology
Many homeless people use gadgets to stay connected, search for jobs, and pursue their own creative interests.
Meat pies, interviews and singing; The Honey Badger's top five moments
Rugby HQ have paid tribute to the Australian wing as he departs for Japan.
Does what you wear to a job interview matter?
According to this analysis, your colour choice could be all important.
Irish employers are still wary of staff with excessive tattoos
73 per cent were “unlikely to employ someone” who had a lot of tattoos.
Boston College says they fought a lengthy battle to protect Troubles tapes
A spokesperson for the college said despite the UK-US Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty, no one thought the PSNI would be allowed access to the tapes.
Canada wants 80 of our hairdressers
Interviews are on in Dublin at the end of March.
There are 6 ways to make the Oireachtas more women friendly, says NWCI
Maternity leave, working hours and acceptable behaviours are all things that need to be tackled, finds research.
Sports film of the week: Roy Keane - As I See It
A look at the Corkonian’s career and his influence at United during the 2001/2002 season.
New collection of interviews shows the human impacts of austerity
Community Platform who represent 30 leading Irish national organisations said it’s time for politicians to stand up for struggling families and communities.
Roadside sign campaign gets unemployed dad 10 job interviews
Brendan Coleman stood with a sign at Newland’s Cross in Dublin in an attempt to get a job.
Want to be a Garda? You need to impress as the competition is tough
A paid day course aimed at preparing Garda recruits for the lengthy interview process has been set up, giving an insight into what the interview process is like.
Morrisey says he sees 'no difference between eating animals and paedophilia' in new interview
He’s as restrained as ever.
Elaine O'Hara: 120 statements taken, 1600 hours of CCTV footage seized
Gardaí are continuing to conduct a fingertip search of the Kilakee Mountains, where Elaine O’Hara’s remains were found.
10 of the most awkward television interviews ever
We can’t look away.
Brutally honest job rejection letters you wouldn't like to get
“The work you sent us is quite terrible.” Oh.
O'Driscoll gives ringing endorsement to Schmidt ahead of IRFU decision
The centre has also backed the appointment of former Ireland teammate Keith Wood as part of the coaching interview panel.
Careers clinic: Speaking skills for job seekers
Non-profit organisation Toastmasters helps members improve communication skills – and has some tips for those facing an interview.
VIDEO: The best people in the whole world, caught on camera
Ah, local news. Where would we be without you?
Careers clinic: A spell of volunteering can transform your job skills
As survey finds that one in five people who take a break to volunteer abroad end up changing careers, two volunteers speak about their ‘transformative’ experiences.
Careers clinic: What NOT to do at an interview
Some of it’s obvious – but so much of it is vital advice.
Almost one third of mothers in social housing show signs of depression
The study found that a high number of people living in social housing reported mental health illnesses.
17 interview questions to test if you'll fit in at a company
Some are straightforward, some seem like trick questions – all are designed to gain real insight into your personality.
US Supreme Court halts turnover of secret IRA tapes
The tapes were recorded by researchers at Boston College who interviewed a former IRA member.
Engage: Mark Anscombe and Eric Elwood look ahead to Ulster v Connacht
The affable Kiwi and his passionate counterpart are expecting a fierce contest at Ravenhill this evening.
Careers clinic: Should I send a thank you letter after a job rejection?
You’ve done the interview but you miss out on the job. Should you consider writing a thank you letter to leave behind a good impression in case a future opportunity arises? Liam Horan reports.
Jean McConville's daughter calls for release of Boston College tapes
Helen McKendry said the tapes could provide some closure on her mother’s 1972 murder by the IRA.
Careers clinic: A job interview is no time for humility’s resident careers guru Liam Horan advises that when it comes to interviews, be yourself – but even more so than usual…
Column: Cardinal Rules - On Bertie Ahern vs Steven Seagal
This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland was torn between the Bertie interview and a Steven Seagal movie on TV – and learned that the two men are not as far apart as you would think…