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 […]
Mindfulness In The Workplace – How reducing stress can radically increase your employees happiness & productivity
Stress really is the silent assassin. We all undergo stressful periods in our daily lives and most of us at some point have to deal with it’s effects on us and others. I recently attended an excellent presentation on Mental Health in the Workplace given by Helen Chan of Aware and her first message […]
When it comes to hiring, great companies place the quality of their hiring as the primary metric by which they succeed or fail. In order to properly judge the quality of candidates offered, they firstly look for a skills match between you and the position they’re trying to fill. Do you have the basic […]
I read an article recently about a man who saved another man from drowning. I’ve often struggled with what motivates these supermen, comic book hero types to intervene and save the life of another, yet this is a daily occurrence.
This man literally and metaphorically put his neck on the line to rescue a drowning […]
You’ve been invited to interview for a great job opportunity. This could be the position of your dreams and you want to impress. How do you prepare so that you’re hitting all the right notes and ensure that you’re successful?
At Campbell Rochford we believe that a couple of key preparatory tools will ensure that […]
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 […]
Curriculum Vitae – a Latin expression that can be loosely translated as “the course of my life”, are two words that can strike terror and panic into the most polished of job seekers. One of the toughest parts of any job search can be writing a CV with many dreading the thought of having […]
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 […]
According to that font of all knowledge – Wikipedia, Atrophy is defined as “the partial or complete wasting away of a part of the body”. Sounds pretty awful doesn’t it? But what if this “wasting away” happens to your career and what can you do about it if you recognise the symptoms?
It doesn’t just happen […]
When it comes to applying for any new position, the first thing that all candidates need to examine is their CV. Honestly, how long is it since you last looked at your CV in any great detail and what does your CV say about you today that perhaps is no longer relevant or looks […]