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]

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 Dating Advice Can Help You Find Your Dream Job

According to Sigmund Freud and other well known philosophers, one's ability to love and work is deeply connected to one's degree of happiness and satisfaction with life. "Love and work are the cornerstones to our humanness" - Sigmund Freud If Freud’s philosophy bears truth, and your ability to love, work & be productive is deeply… [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]

“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]

STEM Student Visits Mount Carmel

We did something new with our most recent ALI visit – a student studying STEM was our Role Model rather than someone working in the tech industry. Orla Keaveney visited Mount Carmel Secondary School in Dublin 1. Orla is studying Electronic Engineering at UCD. She spoke about her own experiences studying Engineering and what interests… [Read More]