Career Corner @CRC1029fm December 8th 2014 advice on changing your career path

Mark McDonald, Career Coach, Sli Nua Careers Ltd, talks to Aidan Crowley of Community Radio Castlebar –  a series of career tips interviews that will be broadcast each Monday on CRC-fm at 5.30pm GMT.


As one year draws to a close, many begin to plan for a change in the new year. This can be an ideal opportunity to reassess career options. Some will decide to seek to change job within their own sector and for some it can be an opportunity to change completely and seek a new challenge else where. So, what is the best way to approach this big decision and what should we do to try to ensure it works out for the best?




Community Radio Castlebar has a licence from the Broadcasting Commission of Ireland to provide a community radio service to Castlebar and the surrounding environs and was established in June 1995. The station broadcasts seven days a week, 24 hours per day. In June 2007 the station was awarded a further ten year licence for the period 2007 to 2017 on the basis of the business plan submitted to the Broadcasting Commission of Ireland. The station is managed by a company by limited guarantee which has a board of thirteen directors elected from the general membership. The membership is made up of three groups representing local statutory agencies, voluntary and local business groups and individual members of the community. The mission statement of the station is: “The service should reflect the needs in the local community as well as educate, entertain and inform its listeners”