Recruitment Market Updates

The Irish SME market suffered a serious blow with the demise of the Celtic Tiger. Smaller accountancy firms who thrived off the back of the boom have suffered disproportionately on the way back down in relation to their bigger cousins in large firms. However with great change comes great...

19/12/2012

The most hiring in HR has been in the financial services area – both Irish and multinational; large global pharmaceutical; FMCG and IT companies. Other industries with ongoing requirements include telecommunications, professional services and energy. Employers are being very industry specific with...

14/12/2012

I attended a budget breakfast briefing this morning and on my way in, I have to say, I wasn't particularly upbeat about this year's budget. 'Most savage budget yet' ' bruising budget hits workers, commuters, jobless, the old and the poor' were among some of the news headlines this morning. However...

07/12/2012

Digital marketing is growing exponentially in the Irish market and worldwide. An interesting development we are seeing here at Morgan McKinley is that large companies, who previously had outsourced the majority of their digital marketing to agencies, are now bringing digital marketing back into the...

05/12/2012

A common question I hear from many current and future graduates is “Where are the future opportunities for work likely to be?” With the exception of IT which is enjoying a boom in Ireland, the areas of engineering, science and supply chain are all likely to grow in the coming years, particularly in...

24/07/2012

Today eight of the top ten global pharmaceutical companies are located in Ireland and they produce seven of the top ten selling medicines worldwide. With product pipeline cycles lasting between 12 – 20 years, the sector continues to be resistant to prevailing economic conditions. Such growth has...

20/07/2012

Many of you may be looking to move on from your current position or indeed just curious as to what the tax market is like at the moment. In this article, I will address the most common questions I'm asked in relation to tax employment. Are there opportunities for tax professionals? Yes there are!...

11/07/2012

The South East office is one of the smaller regional offices within our group so I recruit across these sectors. In my varied role I enjoy meeting a broad cross section of professionals from different disciplines and industries. I decided to conduct a mini-survey with the jobseekers that I have...

13/06/2012

The one certainty within the pharmaceutical industry is that all drugs lose their patent protection and delve in to competition from generic alternatives. Most recently, it has been the global big hitter Pfizer to meet this fate. Pfizer is one of many pharmaceutical companies racing to reinvent...

24/05/2012

Ireland is a location of choice for the majority of the world’s top pharmaceutical companies. Since the birth of the sector in 1959 when Leo Laboratories set up a manufacturing operation in South Dublin, the pharmaceutical sector has grown continuously and remains one of the most dynamic industries...

16/05/2012