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]

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]

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]

Back To Front 1.0.3 – Microservice Architecture

In the series “Back to Front” our consultant Eoghain looks at the latest developments, releases and news in technologies from (you guessed it) the Back-end to the Front.  In the latest installment, Eoghain gives his thoughts on microservice architecture.  Yes it is an architecture trend, yes it has its fanboys and fangirls... and yes I… [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]

Employer Branding And Community Engagement: Championing A Cause

"Success follows those who champion a cause greater than themselves" “Talent is our biggest asset” the buzzline of all top companies but also reflected in the lengths companies are going to attract and retain employees, particularly those who can make a difference to the success of their companies. It is an increasingly competitive talent market… [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]

Back to Front 1.0.2 JS Framework Battleground

In the series “Back to Front” our consultant Eoghain looks at the latest developments, releases and news in technologies from (you guessed it) the Back-end to the Front.  In the latest installment, Eoghain looks at the much-contested area of JavaScript frameworks. JS Framework Battleground 2018 There has been a lot of buzz around about which… [Read More]