Industry Insider

THE WAY WE HIRE NOW – Recruitment & Retention Strategies For A Post Brexit Market.

With all the talk in published media and social comment on Brexit, it calls to mind those famous lyrics by the Clash – “If I go there will be trouble and if I stay it will be double”. With a number of global Financial Services brands actively considering their contingency options in the event […]

By |March 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Industry Insider, Opinion piece|Tags: |0 Comments

Cyber Crime – The New Age of Online Threat & How Cyber Insurance can mitigate this risk.

“Cyber” derived from “Cybernetic” which originated from a Greek word meaning “skilled in steering or governing”. Compare this to a modern derivative, that of “Cyber Terrorism” which Wikipedia defines as “the politically motivated use of computers and information technology to cause severe disruption or widespread fear”. Little could those ancient Greeks have imagined how their […]

By |December 11th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Industry Insider|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Hire With Your Heart & Follow Your Gut!

Why Gut Instinct and Intuition are reliable recruitment tools.
The Voice

There is a voice inside of you
That whispers all day long,
“I feel this is right for me,
I know that this is wrong.”
No teacher, preacher, parent, friend
Or wise man can decide
What’s right for you–just listen to
The voice that speaks inside.
― Shel Silverstein

After almost 16 years recruitment […]

By |September 17th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Industry Insider|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

DON’T REJECT, LET’S CONNECT

WHY BIG PICTURE THINKING WHEN MAKING NEW LINKEDIN CONNECTIONS CAN BE A POSITIVE FOR YOU AND YOUR BUSINESS.

“Invisible threads are the strongest ties.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

As individuals, it’s easy to be mice – shy, unobtrusive, unnoticed even. But why be a mouse? You could and should be a L.I.O.N. (No that’s not a typo) – […]

By |May 26th, 2015|Categories: Career Advice, Industry Insider|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Talent Trap – Finding & Retaining the best talent in the market.

A common challenge for all employers is sourcing and recruiting the best people in the market. But once they’re hired, how do you ensure that you’re making every effort to retain them? After all of the effort that goes into finding and identifying the best fit for your company, the last thing you want […]

The Running Recruiter

If you can fill the unforgiving minute

With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run,   

Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it,   

And—which is more—you’ll be a Man, my son!

If – Rudyard Kipling

In the past I took a slothful approach to personal fitness. If there was a choice between a lazy evening on the sofa watching […]

By |November 11th, 2014|Categories: Industry Insider|Tags: |0 Comments

The Protected Disclosures Act – What this means for Employees & Employers

I recently attended an Association of Compliance Officers Ireland (ACOI) seminar, the topic of which was the recently introduced Protected Disclosures Act and the rights of workers who report on wrongdoing in the workplace (Whistleblowers). It really opened my eyes as to how far Ireland is moving to protect the rights of such employees […]

By |September 29th, 2014|Categories: Industry Insider||0 Comments