27 episodes

Graduate Compass is a podcast for those who aren't sure what to do after university/college and who are interested in exploring different career options. Each episode Cian aims to teach about alternative career paths through the stories, experiences, triumphs and mistakes of graduates who went before. Each episode stands alone so you can pick and choose areas that most interest you. While this is aimed at recent graduates and final year students. There is something to learn for everyone interested in learning about careers through the stories of real people.

For shorter form content please follow our TikTok/Twitter/ Facebook accounts @GraduateCompass

Graduate Compass Cian O'Sullivan

    • Self-Improvement

Graduate Compass is a podcast for those who aren't sure what to do after university/college and who are interested in exploring different career options. Each episode Cian aims to teach about alternative career paths through the stories, experiences, triumphs and mistakes of graduates who went before. Each episode stands alone so you can pick and choose areas that most interest you. While this is aimed at recent graduates and final year students. There is something to learn for everyone interested in learning about careers through the stories of real people.

For shorter form content please follow our TikTok/Twitter/ Facebook accounts @GraduateCompass

    Introduction to coaching and resilience (Part 1)

    Introduction to coaching and resilience (Part 1)

    The word coaching is often associated with sport, but did you know that people often use coaching in their working lives, often to help them achieve something specific or to help improve their work performance. In todays episode Cian speaks to his own coach Gill Casson, about the world of coaching and how to be more resilient.
    (Note: If you are interested in speak to Gill about being coached by her, you can email your contact info to info@graduatecompass.ie and we can pass it on to Gill).

    • 31 min
    From Studying Graphic Design to Working in the Service Industry

    From Studying Graphic Design to Working in the Service Industry

    By the time Patrick got to the end of his time studying Graphic Design he knew it was no longer for him. After deciding to get a job as a kitchen porter he got his first taste of working in the service industry and quickly fell in love with the work involved in making an establishment a pleasure experience for customers. Now a Supervisor for Good Day Deli in Cork City (https://www.gooddaydeli.ie/) Patrick has found a career path he loves and in this episode gives a glimpse behind the curtain into what it takes behind the scenes to run a successful café.

    • 25 min
    How to Network when you don't know where your career is going

    How to Network when you don't know where your career is going

    Networking can be a stressful experience at the best of times, but it can be even worse if you don't know where your career is going and how it might benefit you. In this episode Cian speaks to marketing strategist Jeni Smith from https://www.networkingknowho.com/ about how to approach networking if you aren't sure which direction your career is going in.

    • 40 min
    From Saying Thank you to Talking about the Future of Graduate Compass

    From Saying Thank you to Talking about the Future of Graduate Compass

    With 2020 (finally) coming to an end. Cian says thank you for all the amazing support the show has received in its first half a year, and speaks about the future plans for 2021.
    Follow the show on Twitter and TickTock @GraduateCompass

    • 5 min
    From Studying German and Computer Science to a career in Radio

    From Studying German and Computer Science to a career in Radio

    Multi award winning radio presenter @ScottMcgerty (IG/TW) talks about his unconventional career journey into radio. If you are someone who wants to follow their career passion this is one that is not to be missed.

    • 38 min
    From Wanting a Career in the Creative Industry to working in Pensions

    From Wanting a Career in the Creative Industry to working in Pensions

    When James first planned to go to University in 1985 it was clear his future career would have to be something he loved and that allowed him to be creative. But he never could have guessed that the answer to both those requirements lay in the most unlikely of places....Pensions.

    • 38 min

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