Much was made of Ireland’s injury list by all of the experienced rugby commentators nationally and internationally last week. Missing several big names and countless caps through injury and retirement, the commentators told us that the Springboks (to paraphrase Christy Moore) would lead us “on a merry dance”.
The Morgan McKinley Irish Employment Monitor measures the pulse of the Irish professional jobs market by tracking the number of new job vacancies and new candidates within the Republic of Ireland each month.
The European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM International and now in its 8th year, engaged with over 24,000 businesses from 33 European countries. As winner in the Customer Focus category, Morgan McKinley will now represent Ireland in the second phase of the competition.
Trinity College Dublin is top of the list of eight featured, receiving a ranking 200th overall and listed at 69th in Europe. The seven other Irish universities featured include;
Fáilte Ireland has already promoted Ireland very cleverly via a three minute video showcasing Ireland's great strengths
While there are many companies relocating operations to Eastern Europe, Ireland still remains to be one of the most attractive European locations that attracts foreigners and candidates speaking multiple languages. Some of 12% of Irish population are listed as foreigners with majority coming from EU countries. How does Ireland compare to other European countries?
According to the Irish Funds Industry Association, Ireland is "a small but flexible and open economy with a strong tradition in knowledge based industries, providing a critical gateway to international markets within and outside Europe". From our perspective, we agree completely and are proud of the abilities and skill sets of the Irish labour market.
Social Media – there’s no getting away from it. Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Pinterest, My Space…chances are most people in your circles are active users of at least one of them. And that includes your professional circle, bosses, prospective bosses and people who could potentially refer you into your next role.