With so many people looking for employment, it’s difficult to know how to get the edge over your competitors. As a sales & marketing recruitment consultant at Morgan McKinley, I often give jobseekers advice on exactly that. Being a marketing professional is about communicating effectively, spreading the word, positioning the brand so that it is differentiated from competitors and recognisable in the market.
I'm constantly speaking to candidates who want to advance their career and apply for roles where they match 50% of the spec but where they feel they can learn on the job as they progress in the new role. Today, companies demand people with proven skills, qualifications and specific experience. So how does one go from having limited experience to being the fully formed lead candidate?
Happy New Year from the tax and practice desk at Morgan McKinley!
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.
If you’re like me, thoughts of Christmas in early November are quickly swept under the carpet with a touch of 'bah-humbug' to avoid any unnecessary spending. However, in the jobs market, early November is more like Christmas Eve and time for procrastination is running out by the hour.
We introduced our very own Tanya Thomas last week as the new resident Job Doctor for the Kilkenny People. This week we see Tanya tackling her first career problem, an email from one of the
The first keg was ‘tapped’, the Frauleins were in town - Cork’s Oktoberfest beag 2012 was a great success this year!
With decision makers back to work after the summer holiday period, the last month has seen new opportunities arise in the supply chain jobs market.