Obama feverOn May 23rd I was one of the privileged few who got to shake the hands of an inspirational couple, Barack and Michelle Obama. Hours of waiting in line in spontaneous rain storms just melted away as he reached out his hand.I have always been proud to be Irish but in recent years, as the papers have been awash with bankers, bailouts and
The last few months have seen a strong increase in professional vacancies across most industries in Ireland in terms of pharmaceutical recruitment. However, the number of open permanent positions have not been as high as previously hoped. This can be explained to some extent by the fact that the flagship products of many companies are nearing the
Irish-owned global professional recruiter Morgan McKinley has set up a team dedicated to interim technical roles, due to significantly increased demand for contractors in this field.The new specialist team in Dublin will supply technical contractors across a range of sectors including: supply chain, procurement, operations, engineering, process
Morgan McKinley Dublin now has a specialised team dedicated to technical contract and interim roles, with an emphasis on the provision of daily rate contractors. What are the benefits of this compared to the traditional FTC / hourly rate assignments? Here are just a few...Cost effective: Even though contractors command higher day rates, by hiring
HighlightsThe April 11 Morgan McKinley Irish Employment Monitor recorded a negligible decrease (0.2%) in the number of new professional jobs in the market from March 11It did however, register a 60% increase in new professional job vacancies compared to the same time last yearApril 11 saw an 18% decrease since March in the number of professionals
After a beautiful long weekend of unwinding and recharging the batteries, yesterday morning I decided to ease back into reality by checking out my news feed on Twitter... I came across an article in the careers section of the New York Times about how employees can ask for help in the workplace without making themselves look or feel incompetent.
HighlightsIn March 11, the Morgan McKinley Irish Employment Monitor registered a 20% month-on-month increase in the number of new professional jobs in the marketThe number of new professional job vacancies was up 75% year-on-year from March 10 and was the highest volume recorded since October 08March 11 also saw a 22% increase in the number of
Figures from Tourism Australia reveal that in the 12 months ending on 31 January 2011, the number of Irish nationals that were granted a visa to work in Australia jumped by 30% compared to the same period in 2009/10. Our colleagues in Morgan McKinley's Sydney office have also noticed an increase in demand for accountants, particularly in the