How Can I Protect My Data In The Recruitment Process

Our blog provides some advice and guidance on protecting your personal data through limiting the information you provide and even going as far as obstructing third parties from editing the presentation of your data. As data, privacy and GDPR are the topics of the moment, this blog is an initial step into these areas and… [Read More]

What Do Recruitment Consultants Actually Do? Pt. 2 The Client

We return after Part 1 to explain the relationship of a recruitment consultant to a candidate’s salary and why client companies are willing to pay for the expertise of consultants in order to source and attract the best candidates.   Another question from Irish Tech Community on Slack – this time about how it works… [Read More]

Changing Roles As A Longstanding Employee

We give some advice on entering and managing the recruitment process when you are a longstanding employee in a company. How do I approach my job hunt if I have been with one company for a long time? We frequently have candidates who are moving on from a role they have been in for 10+… [Read More]

How To Choose A Recruitment Consultant?

We go back to one of the original questions in the recruitment process and gives some advice on how to evaluate the best consultant to work with during the recruitment process. How to choose a recruitment consultant? In many of our blogs, we reference how you should “talk to your recruiter” about questions you might… [Read More]

Why Don’t Companies Tell You What The Salary Is For A Role?

Our blog this week comes from the excellent Irish Tech Community slack channel, http://irishtechcommunity.com. A common complaint for candidates can be when job adverts and recruiters are unable to inform them on the salary and related benefits for a role in which they are interested. This is another question which pops up frequently and another… [Read More]

How To Choose Between Multiple Offers

You have worked with your consultant, gone through a multitude of interviews and impressed all of the necessary decision-makers but what do you do when you receive a number of offers? We address this common occurrence and provide some tips on how best to think through your decision when faced with multiple offers. If you’re… [Read More]

What Do Recruitment Consultants Actually Do?

A lot may have changed as 2017 gave way to 2018 but there is a constant for us all.  Starting off the year we address what recruitment consultants actually do and what you should expect from one with which you are working. What Do Recruitment Consultants Actually Do? (for you – the candidate)   Fill… [Read More]

“How Should I Do My CV?”

This week, we give advice on CVs ahead of the inevitable surge in recruitment activity at the start of the year. “How should I do my CV?” This is a fairly common question and it’s a hard one because the answer is “it depends”. If you have 5 recruitment consultants in a room, you’ll probably… [Read More]

Should You Be Yourself In Interviews?

We all want to put our best foot forward when it comes to interviews but should we be ourself or cater ourselves to what we think the company wants. This week we talk about being yourself and making sure there is a personality fit for you as well as the company. Should you be yourself… [Read More]

How To Prepare For A Phone Interview

You have found a role that is appealing to you and have submitted your application. Now, the company have asked for an initial call to start the process. Read on to learn how to ace this phone interview whether it’s five minutes with a HR department or a technical interview with a CTO. How do… [Read More]