Why Should Your Business Embrace Social Media?

The popularity of social media has grown dramatically in recent years, and it seems, while many organisations have leveraged it as a successful branding tool, its effectiveness in recruitment has not been realised by many. Social media has had an unavoidable impact on hiring. Alongside the right recruitment software, social platforms are a great way ...more

How to Write an Effective Job Advert

Attracting the right people is the time-consuming objective of many a hiring manager, which is why your recruitment strategies need to be on point. Before your firm communicates in any other way with a candidate, they will encounter your job board advertising and immediately begin to come to conclusions on your company and vacancy. Therefore, ...more

Three Reasons Why You Need an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

There are few things as frustrating as a ton of spreadsheets and an inbox full of job applications. However, an applicant tracking system presents a range of benefits including an improvement in your time to hire and a reduction in costs. So, what exactly is an applicant tracking system? An ATS is an aspect of ...more

What Do Millennials Look For In a Job Role?

 Millennial employees – roughly classified as those born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s – often, certainly not always, view their job as merely a stepping stone and a growth opportunity. Their desire for an open and limitless role can result in frequent job-hopping, as they look for their next stimulant. Millennials have ...more

3 Tips for Recruiting Millennials

It’s fair to say that the Millennials – 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. They seek responsibility, power and can be influenced much more readily than many of their older counterparts. Ultimately, ...more

3 remote worker tips for boosting productivity

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