As Christmas is nearly upon us, many people will have loved ones returning from overseas, myself included. Whilst this is a happy experience, the holidays go all too quickly and December excitement and joy can turn to sorrow as January starts and the planes leaving Dublin, Cork, Shannon and Belfast fill with people returning back to work.
A lot of the hesitations I have seen stem from non-existing stumbling blocks though, and my objective today is to explain why jumping ship just before the holidays is not only wise but advised!
Farce Number 1: Surely companies aren’t recruiting at this time of year?
The 2014 Summit included startups from a range of sectors such as lifestyle, e-commerce, development or “build summit”, digital marketing, sport, Food, e-health and Big Data.
I took the opportunity to speak to some of the company representatives exhibiting this year to discuss amongst many things: their company proposition, experience of sourcing talent and the importance of getting the right talent fit for their employee culture:
The retail banking industry is shaking up significantly at the moment, leading to a strong demand for qualified banking professionals with QFA and APA qualifications. We know there are a large number of talented individuals on the market, and we would you be very interested in meeting you!
Who would benefit most from attending?
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 recovery in the Irish economy has gained pace as evidenced by the big increase in professional jobs on offer according to the Morgan McKinley Irish Employment Monitor for July 2014.
Working as part of a successful team here in Morgan McKinley, I thought about what comparisons I could draw between teams that succeed and teams that don’t and I decided upon a combination of key factors that play a pivotal role in success. Here are some essential factors behind a successful team:
While it is great to see some positive media out there in relation to a general uptake in the wider economy, it seems people are still very much feeling doom and gloom in relation to the jobs market.