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#Recruitment

# recruitment - Friday 15 February, 2013

Careers clinic: A spell of volunteering can transform your job skills

As survey finds that one in five people who take a break to volunteer abroad end up changing careers, two volunteers speak about their ‘transformative’ experiences.

# recruitment - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

From The42 Dubs doctor: Kennelly and AFL trying to drag our young children over to Australia GAA

Dubs doctor: Kennelly and AFL trying to drag our young children over to Australia

David Hickey feels the doping scandal in Australian sport may hinder the AFL’s recruitment efforts.

# recruitment - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Careers clinic: What are you actually doing to get a job?

Jobs may be scarce on the ground – but they still exist. Here’s how to do everything you possibly can to find the job you want.

# recruitment - Friday 18 January, 2013

Sky to invest €1bn in Ireland as Dublin HQ officially opens

The TV and broadband company will invest in broadband networks and retail outlets as well as continuing recruitment.

# recruitment - Friday 11 January, 2013

HSE opens recruitment for graduate nursing programme

The INMO has urged new graduates not to be taken in by the HSE’s “disingenuous marketing”.

# recruitment - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Nurses' union demands boycott of graduate scheme over pay dispute

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says graduate nurses should not have to work for 80 per cent of the usual wage.

# recruitment - Saturday 15 December, 2012

15 words you must stop using in your LinkedIn profile

The 2012 list of overused, useless buzzwords on the careers networking site.

# recruitment - Thursday 13 December, 2012

1,642 sign petition calling on reversal of cuts to graduate nurses' pay

It comes after the HSE announced the recruitment of 1,000 graduate nurses and midwives on lower pay rates.

# recruitment - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

HSE to recruit up to 1,000 graduate nurses and midwives next year HSE

HSE to recruit up to 1,000 graduate nurses and midwives next year

The recruitment drive could save as much as €10 million by reducing the reliance on agency workers and overtime, the HSE said this evening.

# recruitment - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Shatter criticised for refusal to commit to minimum garda numbers

The Justice Minister also said he is unable to say when recruitment will recommence despite the high numbers expected to retire this year.

# recruitment - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Algorithm predicts how long workers will stay at a job

Certain factors – even the number of social media accounts you have – can indicate whether you will be likely to stay on in a particular workplace.

# recruitment - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Australia seeks Irish mental health nurses and midwives

The New South Wales health board has launched a new recruitment drive for 70 Irish nurses.

# recruitment - Saturday 6 October, 2012

'Alternative CV' bags UCD graduate a job with Twitter

Jordan McDonnell’s CV went worldwide with 115,000 views – and ended up getting him a job in his home city.

# recruitment - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

WE'RE HIRING: Attention Software Developers

Do you love the idea of building products that are used by millions of people every month? Check out our exciting tech vacancies…

# recruitment - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Careers clinic: How some graduates use innovative 'campaigns' to land a job Innovation This post contains videos

Careers clinic: How some graduates use innovative 'campaigns' to land a job

Multimedia campaigns, networking events, online pitches and a ‘Hire Me’ t-shirt: David Wogan decided to treat his job search as a mass-marketing project.

# recruitment - Friday 3 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Video: Archive footage shows off our wartime expertise Defence Forces This post contains videos

Video: Archive footage shows off our wartime expertise

Try to keep a straight face please ladies and gents.

# recruitment - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

UCD graduate’s alternative CV goes viral with 90,000 views

Commerce graduate Jordan McDonnell was being rebuffed for marketing jobs – so he put together a different kind of CV.

# recruitment - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Careers clinic: Should I send a thank you letter after a job rejection?

You’ve done the interview but you miss out on the job. Should you consider writing a thank you letter to leave behind a good impression in case a future opportunity arises? Liam Horan reports.

# recruitment - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Accountants cite bad spelling, formatting and grammar as worst CV offences

A survey of accountants has found that the majority rate CVs as average with 80 per cent of recruiters in the industry dismissing a candidate’s chances immediately due to a badly prepared curriculum vitae.

# recruitment - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Are you 'shovel ready'? 11 bits of jargon you didn't want to know Buzzwords This post contains images

Are you 'shovel ready'? 11 bits of jargon you didn't want to know

Going on a “client journey”? Looking for the “USP? Planning a “mind share”? Then you’ll know what all this lot are on about…

# recruitment - Friday 11 May, 2012

45 years: average age of civil servants as staffing levels approach crisis point

The country’s top civil servants say more urgency is needed on staffing levels, with some public servants taking on the work of two or three people.

# recruitment - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

HSE recruitment moratorium 'destructive and irrational', say health staff

That’s according to members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, who will hold their 93rd annual conference this week. The theme for the event this year is ‘Safe care – safe practice – no compromise’.

# recruitment - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Almost 10,500 apply for 600 Defence Forces positions

Almost 10,500 people applied for 600 jobs available in the Defence Forces and naval service – but what is the recruitment process like? We take a look.

# recruitment - Sunday 22 April, 2012

See the posters that lured the 'Lost Generation' to war WWI This post contains images

See the posters that lured the 'Lost Generation' to war

A selection from the Library of Congress’ 1914-1920 collection.

# recruitment - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Careers clinic: The Professional Unemployed - a phenomenon

They were in comfortable jobs before the recession took them out at the knees – and they don’t know how to apply for a job. Read more…

# recruitment - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Priests, teachers and Instagram: the week in statistics

How much does it cost to live? How much are we saving? How long do we have to get a job? And plenty more…

# recruitment - Friday 13 April, 2012

What recruiters look at during the 6 seconds they spend on your CV

The average recruiter is swamped with CVs – so they only get seconds to view each one. Here’s what they take in.

# recruitment - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Slideshow: Irish World War I recruitment posters World War I This post contains images

Slideshow: Irish World War I recruitment posters

National Library of Ireland’s archive shows the emotional, moral and practical pressure put on Irish men to join the ranks in the ‘Great War’.

# recruitment - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Working Abroad Expo shuts doors early due to crowds Emigration This post contains images

Working Abroad Expo shuts doors early due to crowds

Entry to the RDS is now only being granted to those who have pre-paid or are already in the existing queue.

# recruitment - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

From The42 Headhunter: RFU want O'Shea to help pick England's next coach Jobs Market

Headhunter: RFU want O'Shea to help pick England's next coach

Conor O’Shea will join a five-man panel to pick Martin Johnson’s successor, the Telegraph reports.

# recruitment - Thursday 23 February, 2012

UPC reports record growth in service subscriptions UPC

UPC reports record growth in service subscriptions

The company saw a 68 per cent growth in home phone customers in 2011 – and now has 255,400 broadband customers.

# recruitment - Monday 20 February, 2012

Where in the world? Saskatchewan wants Irish workers

The Canadian province is sending a recruitment delegation to Ireland next month looking to fill 275 jobs.

# recruitment - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Mastercard announces 130 new jobs for Dublin

The highly skilled jobs are to be created in the company’s new global office for technology which will be headquartered in Dublin.

# recruitment - Sunday 12 February, 2012

In pictures: 13 of the weirdest real-life job applications Jobs This post contains images

In pictures: 13 of the weirdest real-life job applications

From topless photos to Donald Trump role plays, here are some of the ways people tried to make their applications stand out…

# recruitment - Monday 30 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Twitter's viral 'best worst recruitment ad' ever Recruitment

VIDEO: Twitter's viral 'best worst recruitment ad' ever

“Do we have any positions open?” “Does a Tweet have 140 characters?” [awkward pause] “Yes!”

# recruitment - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Careers clinic: What on earth is an online job interview?

With increasing numbers of job applicants, companies are using online tools to cut down on face-to-face interviews. Here is what you need to know…

# recruitment - Monday 23 January, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

In today’s 9 at 9: The troika warns of a ‘financial bomb’ in Dublin; recruitment drive for teachers; and the search continues for the bodies of two fishermen from the trawler Tit Bonhomme.

# recruitment - Saturday 7 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Want to live out that childhood dream of being an astronaut? Job Fairy This post contains videos

# recruitment - Thursday 29 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Looking for a job? Stephen Hawking is hiring an assistant Stephen Hawking

Looking for a job? Stephen Hawking is hiring an assistant

The theoretical physicist is looking for a technical assistant to help him carry out his work as an academic and a public speaker.

# recruitment - Monday 12 December, 2011

Poll: Are the Irish a hard-working people? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are the Irish a hard-working people?

Stats say we have one of the shortest working weeks in the EU – but some of the most productive workers. What’s been your experience of the Irish work ethic?