What if your job interview was like X-Factor “Judges' Houses”?


Why didn't Nicole choose Michelle? Why do employers choose one applicant over the other? If your job interview was like Judges’ houses, would you make it through to the live show and get the job?

It was interesting to see some unusual choices being made by the judges on X factor at Judges’ Houses.  Only 3 out of the 6 performers could go through but were you shocked that certain contestants didn’t make it?

How you recruit affects your bottom line!


Technology is changing how customers and consumers interact with companies. Your business either chooses transparency or transparency will be set among you; time is ticking.

The market place is returning slowly but surely. Companies are investing heavily in online marketing and brand image, however if you look at recruitment as a key touch point, between a company and the market place, surely reputation is something to be invested in as much as product design & innovation?

Why Stay In Practice After Qualification?


Many consider industry roles to have a greater commercial focus in contrast to the technical world of practice, they may also see an initial increase in salary and there is an obvious appeal in not wanting to go through another audit busy season! However, it’s not only industry that offers a commercial role.

Benefits of working in Practice post qualification:

A new specialist hub for fund administration in Ireland


Top ranking financial institutions are investing in Cork and setting up European operations here. Specialist areas being managed out of Cork include anti-money laundering, front and back office fund administration including corporate actions, settlements, transfers, information processin

Technology has gone from Fiction to Fact


3D printing or additive manufacturing (AM) is any of various processes for making a three dimensional object of almost any shape from a 3D model or other electronic data source primarily through additive processes in which successive layers of material are laid down under computer control. A 3D printer is a type of industrial robot.

Top 3 reasons why people leave a job


Although the study was based on employees in the US, I was not surprised by the results. These reasons are the motivating factors I have repeatedly heard from many candidates as to why they are seeking out new opportunities.

The top 3 reasons why people leave a job are:

1. Advancement

2. Work/life balance

3. Money

Where is the learning in this for us?