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Dive into the realms of recruitment, business, and the diverse career paths individuals can embark on in life.

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Dive into the realms of recruitment, business, and the diverse career paths individuals can embark on in life.

Contact info@10forty for more information if you'd like to be a guest or sponsor the podcast

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    S3E4 - Tenerife's Coworking: Zen Den for Digital Nomads, Remote and Workers Workcationers

    S3E4 - Tenerife's Coworking: Zen Den for Digital Nomads, Remote and Workers Workcationers

    In this episode of the 10forty Podcast, I am joined by Roy, the owner of Zen Den Coworking & Events in Tenerife. Roy shares his inspiring journey from working as a global account manager for a travel company to being furloughed during COVID-19. Faced with a pivotal moment, he made the bold decision to move to the sunny paradise of Tenerife and start planning events. Today, Roy has built a thriving coworking space and hosts regular meetups and events for digital nomads, remote workers, entrepreneurs and workcationers.



    We dive deep into topics such as securing accommodation, defining what it means to be a digital nomad, remote worker, and workcationer, and the steps to set yourself up in Spain. Roy's insights and experiences provide valuable guidance for anyone considering a similar path.



    Whether you're a company with remote workers or just need a place to work from while on holiday, check out The Zen Den Coworking Tenerife. Learn more at Zen Den Coworking Tenerife.



    This episode was brought to you by Top Drawer Talent the Supply Chian & Procurement Recruitment Specialists



    #Tenerife #Coworking #ZenDen #DigitalNomads #RemoteWork #Workcation #Entrepreneurs #RemoteWorkers #CoworkingSpace #TenerifeLife #DigitalNomadLife #RemoteWorking #WorkFromAnywhere #TenerifeCoworking #WorkAndTravel #NomadCommunity #EntrepreneurLife #Workcationers #TravelAndWork #TenerifeEvents #CoworkingCommunity

    • 41 min
    S3E3 – Relocating to Tenerife: Buying, Selling, Renting, and Finding a Job

    S3E3 – Relocating to Tenerife: Buying, Selling, Renting, and Finding a Job

    In this week's episode of the 10forty Podcast, I was joined by Sylvia from All Properties Tenerife. Sylvia shares her journey of moving to Tenerife, the process of hiring staff, obtaining an NIE number, and the intricacies of selling and renting property on the beautiful island of Tenerife.



    We host the podcast at one of Sylvia's stunning apartments in Palm Mar, Tenerife, where her office is based. Tune in for an engaging and informative conversation filled with practical insights and personal anecdotes about living and working in Tenerife.



    This episode was brought to you by Top Drawer Talent the supply chain & procurement specialist.



    Here we go!



    #Tenerife #RelocatingToTenerife #TenerifeRealEstate #BuyingInTenerife #SellingInTenerife #RentingInTenerife #NIEProcess #FindingAJobInTenerife #TenerifeLife #LivingInTenerife #TenerifeProperty #TenerifeGuide #ExpatsInTenerife #TenerifeLiving #MoveToTenerife #TenerifeJobs

    • 29 min
    S3E2 - Landing Your Dream Job in Tenerife: Insights from The Players Lounge

    S3E2 - Landing Your Dream Job in Tenerife: Insights from The Players Lounge

    10forty Podcast - Season 3, Episode 2



    In this episode of the 10forty Podcast, Mark invited us to the The Players Lounge, a popular bar on Las Vistas beach, a favourite spot of mine when I'm on the island. Mark takes us on a journey through his story, from his beginnings as an apprentice mechanic to working at Asda, moving to mainland Spain and living in a caravan with communal showers, and finally settling in Tenerife. Now, he and his partner successfully run The Players Lounge.



    This episode was brought to you by Top Drawer Talent the Supply Chain & Procurement Recruitment Specialists



    Mark shares his insights into what it takes to get hired at their bar, the unique challenges and perks of living the "15k lifestyle" in Tenerife, and the joy of working with happy holidaymakers every day. Plus, The Players Lounge is on the lookout for a talented chef. If you're interested in working at this vibrant bar with sunny views of Las Vistas beach, be sure to reach out!



    This conversation captures the essence of a life/job in the sun.



    #TenerifeJobs #WorkInParadise #PlayersLoungeTenerife #JobSearchTips #LifeInTheSun #TenerifeLiving #IslandLife #HospitalityJobs #DreamJob #BeachLifeWork #BarJobs #WorkAbroad #TravelAndWork #ExpatsInTenerife #JobOpportunities

    • 24 min
    S3E1 - Living the Dream: Insights from Daniel of Tenerife First Excursions

    S3E1 - Living the Dream: Insights from Daniel of Tenerife First Excursions

    In the premiere episode of Season 3, we dive into the sun-soaked journey of Daniel, the owner of Tenerife First Excursions, Chill Box and Tenerife First Quads. From his early days of moving to Lanzarote with a girl and quickly becoming a dive instructor to his struggles and successes, Daniel's story is one of resilience and determination.



    This episode was brought to you by Top Drawer Talent the Supply Chain & Procurement Recruitment Specialists



    Join us as Daniel shares his unique path, starting from working for free as a dive instructor, returning home to work in door-to-door sales, and eventually finding his way back to Tenerife. Setting up his first shop, and expanded his business even after surviving the challenges posed by COVID-19.



    Now, with over 30 staff members across three thriving companies, Daniel gives us an insider's look into what it takes to get a job in one of his businesses, including the interview process, earning potential, working hours, and everything in between.



    Daniel also provides invaluable advice for anyone considering a move to sunnier climes, emphasizing the importance of having a clear plan and avoiding the temptation to slip into holiday mode.



    Book an excursion with Tenerife First Excursions, or if you’re in Tenerife and interested in working for one of Daniels business send on your CV.

    https://tenerifefirstexcursions.com/

    • 53 min
    S2E7 - The Road Less Travelled: HGV Apprenticeships in the Irish Defence Forces

    S2E7 - The Road Less Travelled: HGV Apprenticeships in the Irish Defence Forces

    In this episode of the 10 Forty Podcast, we delve into the world of HGV apprenticeships within the Defence Forces. Our guest is Killian, a dedicated member of the Defence Forces with 16 years of experience. Joining the forces at the age of 19, Killian has progressed through the ranks to become a Corporal, serving overseas as a Section Commander in Lebanon and completing the All Arms Standard Course, making him eligible for promotion to Sergeant.

    Killian’s journey took a new turn when he applied to become an apprentice Heavy Goods Vehicle Mechanic (HGVM) within the Defence Forces. Successfully securing a spot, Killian made the decision to drop back to the rank of Private to pursue this apprenticeship. Now in phase five of his training, Killian is gaining hands-on experience working with Scania. His training spans a range of vehicles, from light soft skin vehicles to 8-wheel armoured personnel carriers.

    Join us as Killian shares his unique experiences, insights, and the opportunities available within the Defence Forces for those interested in a career as an HGV mechanic. For more information on careers within the Defence Forces, visit military.ie.

    Tune in to hear Killian’s story and learn about the paths available in the Defence Forces!

    #DefenceForces #HGVAapprenticeship #MilitaryCareers #PodcastEpisode #CareerJourney

    • 32 min
    S2E6 - Live Wires: Electrical Apprenticeships at Hanley Energy

    S2E6 - Live Wires: Electrical Apprenticeships at Hanley Energy

    Join us this week on the 10forty Podcast as we dive deep into the world of electrical apprenticeships with Hanley Energy. In Episode 6, we sit down with Jade, an enthusiastic electrical apprentice, and Cormac, the head of talent at Hanley Energy, to explore the intricacies of their apprenticeship program.



    This episode was brought to you by Top Drawer Talent the Supply Chain & Procurement Recruitment Specialists #AD.



    This episode covers everything you need to know about starting your career with Hanley Energy. We discuss the apprenticeship opportunities available, the interview process, and provide an overview of what Hanley Energy stands for and its operational scope. Jade shares her personal journey within the company, giving insights into what a typical day on site entails and her progress since joining as an apprentice.



    Whether you're considering an apprenticeship or simply curious about the energy sector, this episode is packed with essential information and firsthand experiences to guide you on your career path.



    See https://www.hanleyenergy.com/ for more information.



    #Apprenticeships #Hiring #Podcast #electric #Career #Job

    • 45 min

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