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]

Go Your Own Way: Commuting Alternatives & the Personal Transport Revolution

According to Census 2016, nearly 2m people across the Republic commute into cities dotted along the coast of our little island on a daily basis, with the average journey taking 28.2 minutes. Those of us who commute to Dublin city centre may find this figure somewhat incredulous at times, with my own journey from the… [Read More]

Here Comes GDPR

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that a new EU wide data protection regulation is coming into effect on May 25th 2018. GDPR aims to strengthen existing laws and enforce the protection of the personal data of all EU residents. You’ve probably already received a few emails from the various services you… [Read More]

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]

Sparking Sustainability: The 88th Annual Geneva Motor Show

The 88th Annual Geneva Motor Show traditionally heralds the beginning of the vehicle design showcasing season throughout European metropolises, travelling via London, Frankfurt en route to Paris in October. As such, auto manufacturers, depending on their market scope, will often use the premier event to herald the arrival of groundbreaking concept cars, revitalised design languages… [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]

A Changing Landscape: From The Valley To The Slopes To The Docks

For years the place that has been eponymous when anybody mentions tech companies is Silicon Valley. Home to companies like Facebook, Google, Apple, LinkedIn etc. and with a thriving tech and entrepreneurial ecosystem it has been held aloft. However, in recent years there has been another location that has been gaining traction and producing some… [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]

“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]