Recruitment Market Updates

However in this current employment market I do believe there are a number of situations where it can make sense to take a decrease in salary. You are looking to move into an area where you don't have the relevant experience - most employers need a new recruit to have relevant experience and ideally...

10/11/2014

Highlights of Morgan McKinley Working Hours Survey Ireland 7 in 10 professionals work longer than their contracted hours with at half of these working at least an extra hour a day every day. One-sixth of all workers work an extra three months a year more than they are contracted to. 75% of workers...

31/10/2014

About Morgan McKinley Working Hours Survey The Survey was carried out in September amongst 200 of Morgan McKinley’s clients in the areas of accounting & finance, financial services, tech, engineering, science and office support. Respondents were from all parts of Ireland and, with Morgan...

31/10/2014

Little did I know, I would be provided with a lot more to digest than just your standard freshly baked croissant. The EY panel was made up of 4 EY Tax and Economic experts, namely, Neil Gibson (Economic Advisor), Kevin McLoughlin (Head of Tax), Joe Bollard (Partner; International Tax) and Jim Ryan...

15/10/2014

With the national press highlighting a noticeable increase in confidence in the economy, recently qualified accountants want to find out what the reality on the ground is when it comes to looking for roles. With this in mind, we decided to speak to Morgan McKinley's 30 consultants who recruit for...

13/10/2014

There are countless reasons why it is so important to make sure you are happy in what you do. Here are just a few: • Self Fulfillment: More time is spent at work than anywhere else in your average day. If you are in a position that you are happy and motivated in, overall benefits to your health and...

25/09/2014

It must be budget time again as I have received multiple invites to breakfast briefings for the upcoming budget! We have had tough austerity budgets for the last few years and it's fair to say it can be a nervous time for everyone concerned. However, this year I feel it's different, the sentiment...

22/09/2014

Governments and non government organisations are all taking an interest and driving for large scale global change, one example being the OECD’s Action Plan on BEPS (Base Erosion and Profit Shifting). See the latest report here published by the worlds foremost authority on cross-border taxation. The...

15/09/2014

With the ACA exams out of the way, normally thoughts will turn to starting the next stage of your career. Whilst some employers will want to wait until the exam results come out in November before hiring people, others will be more flexible. As sponsors of CASSI, for many years Morgan McKinley have...

05/09/2014

In line with our commitment to keep professionals working in IT Data Applications functions up to date with employment and recruitment trends, in May 2014 Morgan McKinley conducted an international survey of its consultants in six markets. We have seen activity picking up in recent months although...

03/09/2014