3 tips for becoming a Millennial-friendly employer

It’s fair to say that the Millennial generation – those born roughly between 1982 and 2000 – haven’t always attracted the most favourable reviews. However, workers in this age group have also been noted for their great talent and a propensity to seek responsibility, power and influence much more readily than many of their older ...more

3 tips for making your remote workers more productive

With the advancements in technology that we have seen in recent years, together with demand from employees for more flexible hours, it’s not surprising that we have seen the rise of the remote worker. While such workers certainly make a certain amount of business sense, they do have their disadvantages – not least the difficulty ...more

Why is continual employee training so crucial?

The importance of employee training and development can never be underestimated. Not only can well-chosen training equip your workforce with invaluable new skills and experience, but it can also help to increase job satisfaction, boost motivation and reduce employee turnover. Although one-off training courses can certainly be good for enhancing the skills of your workforce, ...more

4 ways to improve employee engagement by working as a team

Engaging your employees can be one of the most challenging, yet rewarding tasks of a management role. Although the initial process can be difficult, when your employees are well-engaged, they will be more efficient, motivated and dedicated to their positions. The improvement of your employees’ engagement levels is certainly not meant to be a ‘one ...more

4 reasons why a strong employer brand will help you to get more hires

If your Irish organisation is struggling to attract its target talent, you will need to think carefully about its appeal to candidates – including whether its employer brand is sufficiently compelling. Your firm’s employer ‘brand’ is composed of the values that underpin your business’s culture and how it operates. A powerful employer brand is therefore ...more

5 common misconceptions about pre-hire assessments

Implementing a pre-hire assessment as part of your recruitment process can be a risky endeavour. On one hand, giving candidates a chance to demonstrate their skills and abilities in a task akin to what they would encounter in the workplace can be useful. However, you also do not want to risk losing out on a ...more

5 innovative recruitment methods for attracting top talent

If you are responsible for recruiting top talent within your organisation, you will be aware of the shift experienced within recent years in the balance of power between employers and candidates, as the latter have been given more choice and freedom with the recovery of the economy. Companies are now fighting to recruit talented individuals, ...more

Why it is highly recommended to create a multicultural workforce

Not all Irish firms that are already making use of our extensive employer resources will necessarily grasp why a diverse and multicultural workforce is so important. Some may argue that it is more important for organisations to have employees from similar backgrounds and of similar culture in order to minimise the scope for conflict and ...more