Recruitment Market Updates

As a result, quite a few of our clients have been recently enquiring about some of the “extras” that their competitors are offering. With the economy continuing to strengthen and as the unemployment rate approaches 4% (down from 15.6% in July 2012) engineering employers are beginning to really...

18/07/2019

It's certainly one which shows no sign of slowing down or stopping anytime soon. Obviously there is no major issue with this if employees are on board and want to work overtime, but when it starts to become detrimental to one’s mental/physical health or when an employee isn’t receiving compensation...

16/07/2019

As is the case in many other industries, Engineering recruitment traditionally experiences a sort of lull lull during the summer months, with employers and job seekers alike taking time off to enjoy the summer sun. This piece will offer some guidance on how to navigate this period in the market to...

15/07/2019

..as some companies move away from the more traditional annual leave options and towards other options such as unlimited annual leave. Our latest Working Hours survey looked into some of the habits of Irish professionals in regards to their annual leave. From our findings, we can see that there are...

12/07/2019

During summertime, it can be the common preconception that both hiring and job seeking go on a sort of slowdown, however this does not necessarily mean that candidates aren’t looking. Yes, annual leave and holidays during the summer can sometimes make it difficult to speed up the hiring process or...

10/07/2019

As mentioned above, summer is generally a period of ''slowdown'' across the board. However, there are certain practices one can do to make the most of the summer months and ensure that you use it as a period of growth as best you can. As an employer, start by assessing the work that needs to be...

10/07/2019

During the summer months, hiring in general can go through a lull across most sectors, HR being one of them. It's the age old story, employers and job seekers going on their summer holidays, causing recruitment to draw near to a halt, and any processes that are ongoing experience significant delays...

08/07/2019

As we move through the summer months, it is easy to let the term ‘’Summer Slowdown’’ spring to mind in relation to hiring. With so many people using up the majority of their annual leave and taking their main holidays during the summer months, sometimes both employers and employees alike seem to...

04/07/2019

However, that doesn’t mean that hiring stops completely and that companies aren’t or shouldn’t be looking for new talent. There are certain tips you can follow to make the most of the summer period and to ensure you don’t miss out on any possible opportunities Make a decision on what you need in...

04/07/2019

As is the case across many other sectors, the summer period can mean a slow down in operations within Financial Services. Many hiring processes can drastically slow down, or even come to a complete halt, with key decision makers within the business taking time off during this time. However, if you...

04/07/2019