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Construction Industry 2016

Construction Industry 2016

The current construction industry is ambitious, dynamic and it is actively shaping Ireland’s future. In 2016 the Construction sector is set to grow more than 20%.

The recovery has been seen in both public and private projects. There is more than 15.6 billion worth of projects in the pipeline....

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8 Questions to avoid during the first round job interview

8 Questions to avoid during the first round job interview

So you gotten that all important call or email to inform you that the employer was impressed by your CV and would like you to attend an interview. You're dressed in your Sunday best and ready for any question they may ask.

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Top 5 Influencers in Digital Marketing 2016

Top 5 Influencers in Digital Marketing 2016

Thinking of a Career in Digital Marketing and wondering who the Top 5 Influencers in Digital Marketing 2016 are going to be?

A candidate we had in recently was interviewing for a position as a digital marketing assistant. Unfortunately for...

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5 Tips to finding a job you will love

So, its the year 2016 and all the talks of a recession are starting to fade into the media memory banks. No more are we being bombarded with job loss after job loss, instead people are looking to finding a job.

Instead we are getting a slightly more positive spin on the...

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How to get a job after college?

How to get a job after college?

Things are getting serious as you face your final semester of college before heading out in to the working world. After 3, 4, 5 years of studying in college you feel, surely it’s time you can swap the life of a student for a...

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10k Training

10k Training - Servisource Top Tips!

This year Servisource Recruitment will be out in full force at Dundalk 10k with a team of 10 staff members hitting the track, keep an eye out for our Servisource team in luminous pink t-shirts! For many of our team this will be their first time running a...

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Merrion Square has expanded due to growing jobs market in Dublin

Servisource Healthcare has offices in Dublin, Dundalk, Cork and Galway and due to an increase in demand for staff in the Dublin, Mid-Leinster region the team at the Merrion Square has expanded. “We have a wide variety of opportunities for healthcare & clerical staff across a range of areas including acute, mental health,...

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Moving home to Ireland

Moving home to Ireland

Thankfully, we weren’t forced to leave Ireland, unlike a lot of fellow Irish, it was a lifestyle choice for us. My partner had a secure job in Irish Defence Forces and I had just graduated with a degree in Public Relations. It had always been a dream of...

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Starting A New Job

Starting A New Job...

The process of finding a new job can indeed be aNew Job difficult task, from searching and finding the correct role to apply for, then writing up your CV ensuring that it stands out to potential employers, right through...

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Google Alerts – Getting You Hired!

Google Alerts When it comes to job hunting we all know the traditional methods of trolling the internet in search of a job.  But what about the hidden jobs that are not directly advertised? Well we have discovered a little gem that will put you ahead of the rest when it comes to job...
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How to Write a CV

A CV is the most flexible and convenient way to make applications. It conveys your personal details in a way that presents you in the best possible light. A CV is a marketing document in which you are marketing something: YOURSELF!!!!

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First day on the job

First Day on the job

We all have milestones in our life, first day of school, first kiss, moving away from home and that first day in your new job.  Regardless if your fresh from college or decide to steer your career in a different direction, your first day in...

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5 Real Life Lessons About Nurses

5 Real Life Lessons About Nurses

Nursing is a Calling, Not a Career Move

If you were to ask those working in the nursing profession why they chose to train as a nurse, the majority will tell you “it’s all I ever wanted to do.”

Nursing usually isn’t...

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CPL Employment Market Monitor 2015 Q2

Cpl Irish Employment Market Latest Trends and Figures. 'Employment Market Monitor' for the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Cpl have recently published their latest edition of the Irish Employment Markets Trends and Figures. 'Employment Market Monitor' for the 2nd quarter of 2015.

This CPL report documents all of Ireland's latest...

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Is the offer of full time employment enough to attract the Irish home?

Is the offer of full time employment enough to attract the Irish home?

Are we doing enough to attract the highly skilled Irish immigrants back onto home soil? Is this a question that companies in Ireland are asking of themselves? Is full time employment enough to attract the Irish home? I’m not so sure...

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Haven Haiti Photo Diary 2015

Haven Haiti Photo Diary 2015 - Build Week

We are delighted to see our chief boss man, Declan Murphy  back home safe and sound after an exhausting build it week in the sweltering heat of Haiti. In just six days the team of volunteers worked together to help rebuild communities in Hait. While there...
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Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 6

Declan's Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 6

Wednesday

Everyone realises today that there is only two days left so there is an extra effort today to get as much done as possible. With the tree planting complete, that crew are back at the orphanage and we have extra hands to get...

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Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 5

Declan's Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 5

Tuesday morning

boat- Haven Haiti Diary 2015The boat trip this morning is nice and cool, It is still 28 degrees at night in high humidity. Everyone is up early this morning and rearing to go. I...

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Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 4

Declan's Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 4

It's Monday morning. We are 5 hours behind Irish time so already the emails are flying in. Among them more donations which I am really grateful for. They are going to a great cause.

One piece of news which is really great is that...

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Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 3

Declan's Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 3

The two main recognised religions in Haiti are Catholic and Voodoo. It's Sunday morning and at 8.30 the water taxi takes us in two groups from the hotel to a place called Madame Bernard's where we go to Mass.

The nun who runs the orphanage where...
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Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 2

Declan's Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 2

It's amazing how an idyllic island in the middle of the Caribbean can be so poverty stricken when it's only 3 & 1/2 hrs flight from New York. When you think of the canaries or the south coast of Spain and Portugal and how their...

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Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 1

Declan's Haven Haiti Diary 2015 -Day 1

Haven Haiti Diary 2015 - Day 1: We are on our way! Got up at 4.15 am and with everything packed from last night we were able to get away quickly.

Last check Passport, wallet, phone! After a 35 min spin to the Airport...

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Declan The Builder Murphy – Build for Haiti, Round 2

Declan The Builder Murphy – Build for Haiti, Round 2

That’s right folks our head CEO is on the move again. After an awe-inspiring week last year Declan Murphy is heading back to Haiti for another “Build it Week”.

In 2010 Haiti was struck by a natural disaster, an...

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Running your first 10K

Running your first 10k

You have just decided to run your first 10k, but where do you start? Like everything, preparation is KEY. Regardless if you are running on a competitive level or not, do not underestimate the amount of preparation you will need. Below we are going to...

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7 Things I can do to make me more Employable

7 Things I can do to make me more Employable

Have you ever thought to yourself, I wonder what I can do to make me more employable?

I am about to give you insider information from a recruiter point of view on how to improve your chances, whether you’re thinking of moving jobs...

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Servisource Recruitment Virtual Jobs and Career Fair on Facebook

Servisource Recruitment Virtual Jobs and Career Fair on Facebook

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Throughout 2014 Servisource Recruitment successfully ran a nationwide Jobs and Career Fair taking in many locations such as Dublin, Dundalk, Drogheda, Newry, Belfast, Cork, Galway, Tullamore, Limerick, Sligo, Waterford and the UK. Each...

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Jobs of Christmas 2014

Continuing our now annual tradition of getting our recruiters to sing for their jobs. The talent just keeps getting better and better each year.

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Servisource Recruitment win Best Agency Online Service at the NRF Awards 2014

Servisource Recruitment win Best Agency Online Service at the NRF Awards 2014

Servisource Recruitment were absolutely delighted to be awarded The Best Agency On-line Service at the prestigious National Recruitment Federation Awards last Friday night in the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin. An excellent night was had by all at what has become THE calendar event...
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Servisource Recruitment establish London base

London’s skyline is once again occupied with Tower Crane’s with regeneration schemes in most London boroughs, the construction market is finally seeing the development of years gone but with an increase in demand for workers.

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Jobs and Career Fair Tullamore 2014 – 200 Vacancies

Jobs and Career Fair Tullamore 2014

- 200 Vacancies

The perception of the employment sector in Ireland at the minute tells a very different story to its reality. We are currently seeing many of our young, well-educated citizens emigrate to Australia and Canada, seeking employment and better opportunities. When all the...

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International Nurses Day 2014

International Nurses Day 2014

On May 12th, the anniversary of Florence Nightingales birth the world celebrates International Nurses Day.  The International Council of Nurses commemorates this important day each year with the production and distribution of the International Nurses' Day (IND) Kit which contains educational and public information materials, for use by nurses...
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Servisource Recruitment expand into UK Market

Servisource Recruitment expand into UK Market

Servisource Recruitment have recently expanded their operations into the UK market. After continuous market research and positive UK job creation Servisource Recruitment understand that the time is right for our continued expansion. We choose London as our main contact office for obvious reasons. Our new offices in the Regent...
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Themed Designs Coming to Dublin Childrens Hospital

Themed Designs Coming to Dublin Childrens Hospital

The Nationals Children’s hospital in Dublin has proposed that new evidence -based design is to be included in the new structure that is currently taking place in the hospital.  Children’s Hospitals in New Zealand and Australia have recently adopted themed designs in the...

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Irelands Annual Joint Midwifery Conference

Irelands Annual Joint Midwifery Conference

Servisource Healthcare are delighted to be attending Irelands Annual Joint Midwifery Conference which is being held 17th October 2013, in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dublin.

Irelands Annual Joint Midwifery Conference

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Living as a Nurse in Dublin

Living as a Nurse in Dublin

Dublin - A Brief History

The City of Dublin can trace its origin back more than 1,000 years, and for much of this time it has been Ireland's principal city and the cultural, educational and industrial centre of the island.

Dublin became the capital of the English Lordship of Ireland from 1171 onwards and was peopled extensively...

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IADNAM Directors of Nursing And Midwifery Conference 2013

IADNAM Directors of Nursing And Midwifery Conference 2013

Servisource Healthcare are delighted to be attending this years Irish Association of Directors of Nursing And Midwifery Conference being held on 3rd and 4th October in Kilkenny. 

The Irish Association of Directors of Nursing and Midwifery (IADNAM) is a professionally...

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Living as a Nurse in Galway

Living as a Nurse in Galway

Galway is a multicultural, vibrant city based on the west coast of Ireland. It is a popular seaside destination as it boasts stunning beaches and a lengthy scenic promenade overlooking Galway bay and the coast of county Clare in addition to a lively and bustling city centre. Galway...

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Registered Nurses Competition

Are you a Registered General Nurse?

If Yes then We Want You to register with us.

Any nurse who completes a full registration with us before June 30th will be entered into a draw to win tickets from a select list of upcoming concerts in The O2 in Dublin. As always these will...
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National Slow Down Days

You may already be aware that An Garda Síochána are rolling out a “National Slow Down Operation” for the Bank Holiday weekend (this Friday, May 31st and Saturday June 1st) and  Read more

An Interview with an Irish Recruitment Agency

An Interview with an Irish Recruiter

Who We Are and What We Do

Recently we conducted an interview with an Irish Recruiter. Celine has been involved in the recruitment industry for over 15 years. This is the first part of that interview discussing the tasks carried out by a...

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Working Abroad – Whats it like to Live and Work in Australia?

Working Abroad - Whats it like to Live and Work in Australia?

Servisource has reached out to some friends and colleagues who left Ireland and are working abroad. This is the second in a short series of interviews on what life is like living and working abroad.

Profile:

Gillian is...

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Irish Jobs Market Shows Signs of Recovery

Irish Jobs Market Shows Signs of Recovery

Irish Jobs Market Shows Signs of Recovery. Truth or Fiction?

A headline that lifts our spirits slightly and gives us hope that, Yes, our nation is in recovery. We are back in business and Irish jobs are being created. Or, are we experiencing a false dawn,...

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Facebook Competition

Facebook Competition

As part of the launch of our new website we have 2 Premium Tickets to see The Killers live in the O2 on Friday 22nd February. The competition will run from today(1st February) until the 19th February with a winner picked at random on the 20th of February. To be in with a chance of...
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Whats it like to live and work in Canada

Servisource has reached out to some friends and colleagues who left Ireland looking for work abroad. This is the first in a short series of interviews on what life is like living and working abroad. Profile: Adam is a 24 year old male from the Dundalk area who moved to Canada 3 years ago. Motivation Why did you go...
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Santa Fun Run Photos 2012

Photos of our 3 staff members competing in the annual Santa Fun Run raising money for various charities.  

Santa Fun Run Photos

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Dundalk Santa Fun Run 2012

Dundalk Chamber of Commerce is launching a Great Santa Fun Run and Christmas Charity lunch which will take place on Friday the 14th December 2012. The Great Santa Fun Run will commence at 11.00am at the Square Dundalk and running/walking a small lap of the town returning back to the square.  

Santa Fun Run

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LinkedIn Connecting Etiquette for Recruiters

A follow up to our previous post on optimising your LinkedIn profile. Dealing this time with the etiquette of making connections.  

LinkedIn Connecting Etiquette

 

What’s the best way to connect to new people?

There are of course lots of ways of connecting with people you’d like to get in touch with.  You can claim that you have...
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LinkedIn Essential Requirements for Recruiters

A short blog post advising on essential points to optimise your LinkedIn profile.  

 LinkedIn Essential Requirements for the Optimisation of your Profile

We all know how important LinkedIn is these days when it comes to identifying suitable candidates for job openings, connecting with perspective clients requiring the filling of rolls and also as a tool to help...
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Haven Haiti Day 7 Diary

Our volunteers last day in Haiti working with the HavenHaiti Charity House Building Mission   The final push to the finish. President Carter asked that we try not to leave Haiti without finishing all the houses so there is a huge focus today on covering as much ground as possible. It is supposed to be a half...
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Haven Haiti Day 6 Diary

Weight Loss, Garth Brooks, Shaving in the Dark and iPhone apps. Day 6 of our Volunteer in Haiti blog.  

Haven Haiti Volunteer Diary

Progress on site is going well and it looks like all 100 houses will be completed by Friday afternoon. It was another early start this morning which started by almost having a domestic in the...
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Haven Haiti Day 5 Diary

Record breaking heat, enthusiastic american DJs, talkative females, billion dollar teams, positive attitudes and a question and answer session with Jimmy Carter. All in a days work for the chief Declan Murphy and his team of volunteers in Haiti.   Just when I thought this place couldn't get any hotter it broke all records today. This may...
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Haven Haiti Volunteer Pictures

Some fantastic pictures that the chief has sent back from Haiti where he is currently working as a volunteer with the Haven in Haiti Charity  

Start of Day 5:

Haven Haiti Start of Day 5

Getting organised for Day 5

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Be Winter Ready 2012

Severe weather challenges all of us. Activities that we take for granted can become difficult or even hazardous when severe weather occurs. However, by taking some simple steps you can reduce the impact of such events. This winter-ready booklet gives information on being prepared, providing practical advice for coping during episodes of severe weather, as...
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Haven Haiti Day 2 Diary Evening Entry

From washing dishes with Garth Brooks to serving dinner to former american president Jimmy Carter. The ups and downs of life as a volunteer with Haven Haiti.  

Haven Haiti Volunteer Mission Day 2 Diary Evening Entry

The whistle goes at 3.30pm to finish and just as well because there are some volunteers starting to feel weak and...
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Haven Haiti Day 2 Diary

Our CEO and chief Declan Murphy left Ireland last Friday 23rd Nov as part of the Volunteer In Haiti, Build it Week NOVEMBER 2012. Declan departs along with other volunteers to complete a week of House Building in Léogâne, one of the areas hit worst by the 2010 earthquake.   Haven Haiti Volunteer Mission Day 2 Diary...
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Haven Haiti Day 1 Diary

Our CEO and chief Declan Murphy left Ireland last Friday 23rd Nov as part of the Volunteer In Haiti, Build it Week NOVEMBER 2012. Declan departed along with other volunteers to complete a week of House Building in Léogâne, one of the areas hit worst by the 2010 earthquake.  

Haven Haiti Volunteer Mission Day 1 Diary...

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Haven Haiti Volunteer Mission

Our CEO and chief Declan Murphy leaves Ireland today as part of the Volunteer In Haiti, Build it Week NOVEMBER 2012.
Declan Murphy
Declan departs along with 200-300 other volunteers to complete a week of House Building in one of the areas hit worst by the 2010 earthquake.
In November...
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Biomnis Healthcare Innovation Awards

The Biomnis Healthcare Innovation Awards took place at the Burlington Hotel last Friday and recognise innovation and leadership in healthcare services. We were very proud when Natalie Clarke, our Homecare Nursing Manager, was nominated for an award on behalf of myhomecare.ie, the homecare service delivered by Servisource. The award for which myhomecare.ie was nominated was Innovation...
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INMO Conference 2012 with Norah Casey from Dragon’s Den

Servisource exhibited at the very energetic and thought provoking INMO Annual Conference in the Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney today. The highlight of the day was a rousing performance from Norah Casey of RTE’s Dragons Den. Norah having previously been a nurse and presiding over the Nursing Standard journal in the UK delivered her ’10 Steps...
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Glitz and Glamour to raise funds for Children in Need

A fantastic night was had by all who attended the Servisource Healthcare Halloween Gala Ball, in aid of Children in Need. It was a night of glitz and glamour as guests donned their glad rags to enjoy a night full of entertainment and fun while helping to support this very worthy cause. The event started with...
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Servisource Recruitment Shortlisted for Louth Business Awards

The Dundalk Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala Dinner took place on Saturday 15th October in the Tain Suite of the Fairways Hotel. This year’s event was a sell out with almost 500 guests in attendance. Servisource were delighted to be shortlisted for the Best in Practice Award, which recognises our high standards and premium quality...
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Agency Workers Regulations 2010

The Agency Workers Regulations came into force in England, Scotland and Wales on 1st October 2011. In Northern Ireland the Agency Workers (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2011 will come into effect on 1st December 2011 and in the Republic of Ireland by 5th December 2011.   The Regulations  will give agency workers the right to the same basic...
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myhomecare.ie Sponsor Dundalk Golf Classic 2011

A great day was had by all at the Dundalk Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic which is now one of the best established and popular golf classics in the North East region. Even the sun managed to shine for the 38 teams who took part.  This very prestigious annual event, sponsored by myhomecare.ie. was held on...
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Servisource to open Step Down unit at Louth County Hospital

To kick off the New Year with some good news for the Dundalk area we are absolutely delighted to announce that Servisource has been awarded to run an 18 bed Step down unit at Louth County Hospital. The unit will be opened on the 14th January 2013. With this announcement comes the creation of some...
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