How sport positively impacts my working and personal life


By Grace Clifford – Senior HR Recruitment Consultant From a young age I always enjoyed sports and being active. From playing football at any chance I got, being constantly outside running around or having PE as my favourite (and only favourite) subject, I always knew sport would be a huge part of my life. Gaelic […]

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Reasons why you might consider temping


While we continue to see growth in new jobs, companies are remaining cautious and temp jobs have become increasingly popular in the Irish market place. So, if candidates are struggling to find a permanent job or don’t want to tie themselves down to one role for a long period of time, temping could be the […]

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How to Prepare for a Graduate Interview


For many people, the first interview after college is your first professional interview and the first step in your professional career. The purpose of a job interview is to find out if you have skills, experience and attitude that the organisation is looking for. It is important to be as prepared as possible to ensure […]

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Your boss can’t ‘see’ you working remotely so how do you prove you are working!


 Be Responsive but don’t go overboard on the updates! Send updates but don’t overwhelm.    While it is important to answer your phone and respond to emails during working hours, don’t feel the pressure to respond to each and every email instantly just for the sake of it. You’ll be measured on your productivity not on […]

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Starting A Job Remotely In 2020, Is This The New Norm?


It is commonplace for those starting in a new role to have first day jitters, but what about those starting in new roles virtually in today’s very different work landscape ? The reality is, your first day and many days after that may well end up working virtually, from the safety of home depending on […]

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Top Tips For Working From Home


Adjusting can be a tough thing to do particularly when we are going through such uncertain times. Working from home for many of us is a new experience and it can be difficult to get in the zone while in the comfort of your own home. Follow some of these simple tips to continue to […]

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The Benefits of Team Sports Participation in the Workplace


We are all too familiar with the benefits of physical exercise on our health. It is safe to say the list is endless. In more recent times we have come to learn that our body releases endorphins – aka. Happy hormones, when we engage in physical activity.  This can reduce feelings of stress and anxiety, […]

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The Importance of Interview Feedback


The Importance of Interview Feedback I have been in recruitment for more than 13 years . I speak to my candidates on a daily basis and one of their biggest bug bearers is the lack of feedback they receive when they interview with a company directly. When they attend the interview there is a percentage […]

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Insights from this incredibly successful and inspirational lady after 65 years in business


Read our Leinster Appointments Manager Mark Cosgrove’s interview with his inspirational Grandmother.   92 years young, and still the head, and guiding figure in my family’s business, after almost 65 years at the helm alongside my late Grandfather, Patrick Kavanagh. Working still each day, purely for the love of her business, alongside a small, mostly […]

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