Podcasting – The New Talent Engagement Medium

“Podcasts aren’t a bubble, they’re a boom—and that boom is only getting louder.” - Miranda Katz  Netflix are recognised as one of the most innovative companies in the world and this carries through to their approach to HR, employee engagement and recruitment strategies where they are seen as thought leaders. Their 2009 culture deck is… [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]

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]

Why Do Recruitment Consultants Withhold Client Company Identities?

A common candidate complaint is that recruitment consultants refuse to tell them who the client company is for whom they are recruiting. We discusses why this can happen and equally explains how we are always open to candidates and will answer their questions and tell them the company name. Why don’t recruitment consultants tell me… [Read More]

Seeking Sponsorship

Do you require sponsorship to work in Ireland? Are you frustrated by recruitment consultants who say that a role isn’t accepting sponsorship candidates? Discover why this happens and get some tips on how best to find a role and a company who will sponsor your visa. I need to be sponsored for a visa –… [Read More]