Employer Brand Vs Employer Reputation

What happens when your employer brand is actually the trailer for Prometheus? In an increasingly competitive market, convincing candidates to join your company is incredibly challenging.  Convincing them to stay is equally challenging. As hiring companies recognise the difficulties of attracting talent, concepts that in the past may have been thought of as implied or… [Read More]

Recruitment: From Outbound To Inbound

Recruitment is evolving – slowly perhaps – but it is evolving.  But the pace of evolution is matching neither the speed at which growing and successful companies skills needs are evolving nor the speed at which the drivers, expectations, and motivations of candidates are changing.  For companies, new roles have emerged and continue to emerge… [Read More]

Recruitment Is Important – The Great Untruth

The first in a series of posts on how the recruitment industry needs to move to a more strategic model of service delivery Every year, normally at the start of the year, there is a plethora of survey announcements declaring those key issues that are keeping CEOs throughout the world awake at night – and… [Read More]

5 Tips For Building Trust In Your Local Technical Community

With more and more international technology companies setting up in Ireland and even more Irish based technology companies scaling up, one of the challenges these companies face is introducing their employer brand into the local technical community. Establishing trust and credibility in order to engage with the technical community should be a priority for them… [Read More]

Where Music And Tech Meet – James Murphy’s Remixes

So, LCD Soundsystem came to Dublin end of September. During the summer I spent hours pressing refresh on TicketMaster’s website, picking traffic signs from image grids to prove I’m not a robot and still no ticket appeared out of the internet ether. I had resigned myself to enviously reading Twitter about how great the shows… [Read More]

Dixit Algorismi: so says al-Khwārizmī

Cathal Grogan - Verify Recruitment Algorithms - a process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problem-solving operations. They have always held a certain fascination for me. I've dabbled in tomes from Sedgewick to Cormen, marvelled at the algorithms of the ancients from the Peasant Method of Multiplication to Euclid's Greatest Common Divisor,… [Read More]