Mary O'Brien Killeen

Senior CV Coach & Interview Trainer

Mary is a former bank manager and throughout her career she has accumulated a wealth of knowledge in interview techniques and compiling written reports.

She has also successfully managed her own two businesses employing a staff of circa 15 which honed her people management skills.
She is a fully qualified financial advisor.

You might like to know a little about Mary when she’s not working with clients – HERE

Testimonials HERE

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    Patricia Maloney

    Patricia is an experienced and highly-successful Career Coach. She has mentored candidates to achieve successful career outcomes all over Ireland, and, indeed, overseas.
    In 1990, she founded the first private college (Park College, Galway) to provide a repeat Leaving Certificate programme to second-level students in the west of Ireland. A pioneer and an innovator throughout her life in education, she saw over 2,500 students pass through the college.
    Working closely with so many students helped to develop Patricia’s in-depth knowledge of careers. She possesses an expertise in helping people to realise their full potential.
    She is an Honours Graduate of Business Studies from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, an Honours Graduate from NUI Galway with a B. Comm, a. H. Dip. in Education, and a Bachelor of Law (LLB).

    You can read her Career Blog HERE

    Testimonials HERE

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      Sean Browne

      Sean has held senior positions in a number of sectors, including the airline industry, manufacturing, construction, distribution and retail.

      He has vast experience of working in small-family owned businesses and multinational companies where he occupied roles ranging from Financial and Business Analysis to Financial Management and Control.

      He has also developed and taught several modules across a number of disciplines at third-level, and presented his work at international conferences.

      Sean is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and holds a B.Comm, a M.Sc and a Ph.D from NUI Galway.

      Read Sean’s blog HERE

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        Deirdre May

        Deirdre May, a Limerick woman who forged a highly-successful career in sales and marketing, is our Limerick Career Coach.
        Deirdre graduated from Trinity College, Dublin, with a degree in Speech and Language Therapy, and later moved into sales and marketing and enjoyed 12 years of great success with French Pharmaceutical company, Servier Laboratories.
        Throughout her career, Deirdre honed her excellent interpersonal and communication skills. It is these skills, plus her dynamic personality, that she brings to Sli Nua Careers in the Limerick region.
        Having both therapeutic and business backgrounds, she provides a unique perspective on navigating today’s complex career issues.

        Internationally Certified user of Thomas International’s Personal Profile Analysis (PPA) and its related instruments.

        Testimonials HERE

        You can read her blog HERE

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          John Moloney

          John Moloney is a retired Primary School Principal and current community activist with over 40 years’ experience of disadvantaged education and advancing the lives of people and communities.

          Prior to being a Principal, he was a Primary School Teacher (with experience of all classes from Junior Infants to Sixth Class), Learning Support Co-Ordinator and Home-School-Community Liaison Co-Ordinator.

          John played a key leadership role in the initiation, implementation and successful on-going development of many, Dundalk, initiatives tackling educational disadvantage and social marginalisation.

          John’s authentic commitment and altruism is evident in his on-going voluntary leadership roles.

          His experience gives him a comprehensive understanding of the selection and interview process and how you can present yourself in the best possible light.

          John is externally focused, thoughtful and unselfish with outstanding people skills.

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            Fintan Dunne

            Fintan served for 38 years as an Officer in the Defence Forces and retired in the rank of Commandant. During his service with the Defence Forces, he held a wide range of appointments both at home and abroad. He has served with the United Nations (UN), the European Union Monitoring Mission (EUMM) and the European Union Force (EUFOR).

            His career in the Defence Forces has included appointments in Training, Logistics, Planning and Personnel Management.

            He has experience of being a member of Interview Boards to fill appointments at all levels in the Defence Forces. Fintan has a Degree in Public Management and is a graduate of the Military College, Command and Staff Course.

            Read my Career Blog HERE

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              Mary Reale

              Mary has worked in office administration for over 20 years.  With an entrepreneurial spirit and strong work ethic, she has successfully set up her own Virtual Office Assistant home based business.

              She provides sales and office management support to senior staff in an international publishing company.  

              Her attention to detail, excellent organisational and time management skills means that every task is completed to the highest possible standard.

              Mary holds a B.A. in Information Systems Management, from IT Tralee, Diploma in Social Media from Pitman Training College and a Diploma in Supervisory Management from the Institute of Commercial Management.

              Her interests include fashion, walking, vintage cars and animal welfare.

              You can read her blog HERE

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                Ines Gonzalez

                I’ve been in Dublin since 1998, and my career includes working for multinational companies such as Oracle and Pfizer. 

                Since 2013, I have focused on advising professionals through personal mentoring, and face to face training to find those opportunities they were looking for.

                I work with many organisations and regularly participate as a speaker for the Council of Spanish Residents in Ireland and the Circle of Spanish Entrepreneurs in Ireland where I am co-founder.

                I am currently part of the team of European Mentors selected by the School of Industrial Organisation (EOI) helping entrepreneurs to take their projects to an international environment in its “European co-working” programme.

                Read Ines’ career blog HERE

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                  Arthur Geraghty

                  Arthur has 30 years’ experience in the education sector in Ireland, Switzerland and the UK. He has been a principal teacher for 14 years, and has significant experience in recruitment for the sector sitting on interview panels for many schools. He has sat on Boards of Management at secondary and primary levels.

                  He is a graduate of NUI Galway with a BA in Mathematics and Economics, and a H. Dip. in Education. He also holds a PGCE from the University of Wales, and a P.G. Dip. in Ed L. from NUI Maynooth.

                  A qualified mentor, he mentors newly appointed principal teachers with the Centre for School Leadership and the Irish Primary Principals’ Network.

                  His special interests include music, photography, culture and social history; and he has travelled extensively. He has worked in India with Global Schoolroom & University College Dublin, training teachers. He’s a member of the Teacher Network of the National Gallery of Ireland. A Galway man, he enjoys GAA sports and prefers the ‘smaller’ ball to the ‘larger’ one.

                  He has had articles published on his great-grandmother’s campaign to retain her employment as a teacher “Socks for the King’s Children” (IPPN); and on his work in India with Global Schoolroom (IPPN) .

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                    Siobhán O’Malley

                    Siobhán served for 16 years in the Irish Defence Forces, working at home and in international peacekeeping environments. 

                    She has considerable HR experience with specific interest in recruitment and selection, training and management of training at all entry levels.  

                    Siobhán is trained by Saville & Holdsworth Occupational Psychologists in Interview Skills. 

                    She is the holder of a B. Comm (Hons) from NUI Galway, where her streams were HR, Economics and French. In 2008, she retired from the Defence Forces as a Captain.

                    Read Siobhán’s Blog HERE

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                      Angela Tjalsma

                      Angela has vast experience in a variety of international roles, including Project Management, IT Team Leader and Sales. Her background in personnel management has given her an outstanding perspective of what captures an employer’s attention in a CV.
                      She is the holder of a Degree in Business Administration. Apart from her native English, she is also fluent in French and Dutch, and has used both languages extensively throughout her professional career.

                      Read Angela’s CV blog HERE

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                        Mark Smith

                        Mark co-owns a thriving business in the health services industry. In a career spanning over 30 years, he has extensive commercial experience in a number of industries, including construction/road haulage, catering and the health sector. 

                        “My working life has taken me from the shop floor to the boardroom and from the UK to Ireland. A strong customer focus and attention to detail continue to be my priority in everything I do,” he says.

                        Mark is a youth sports coach, Foroige leader and community worker, having dedicated many years to the voluntary sector and gaining a third-level qualification in Youth and Community Development at NUI Galway and Social Entrepreneurship. 

                        “I have a passion for community development and helping young people achieve their full potential”.

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                          Colm Flynn

                          Colm is a member of the Guidance Department in Coláiste Bhaile Chláir, Claregalway, Co. Galway.

                          He achieved first class honours when completing his MA in Guidance Counselling and Lifespan Development at the University of Limerick.

                          He has experience of providing careers and educational guidance related services in his school, and also of working with adults at various stages of their career path.

                          Colm also holds a QQI Level 6 Diploma in Professional Coaching Practice and Ethics.

                          A keen sportsperson, he has played at all levels of hurling for Galway, including senior, and continues to be an active member of Tommy Larkins GAA Club. He also enjoys coaching emerging players.

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