How sport positively impacts my working and personal life
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 Football always stood out for me though, the […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Tips for candidates on doing Zoom/Video interviews
Video Interviews has become part of the ‘new normal’ in 2020. Zoom has emerged as the one that is most popular at the moment for employers conducting interview. We are getting feedback from our candidates that they are finding video interviewing ‘ different’ and hard to establish a rapport with interviewers. Here are our […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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, […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Grace Clifford on equality in ladies football
Congratulations to our Grace Clifford for this brilliant article in yesterdays Sunday Independent on equality within ladies football. Grace is the captain of the Kildare ladies team and we are all so proud of you here at Leinster Appointments! Read this interesting article following the link below. https://www.independent.ie/sport/gaelic-games/why-should-we-not-be-treated-the-same-thats-all-38917487.htmlRead More
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 […]Read More
Video Interview Tips
A few weeks ago, we had a candidate do a video interview for her dream job. It was 1pm during the day and she sat in her pyjamas in a messy kitchen (breakfast on display). Needless to say, she was unsuccessful. In fact, our Client mentioned that she was unable to focus on anything the […]Read More
Thinking of making the move back home in 2020?
What are the practicalities involved? For the first time since the recession, more Irish people are now moving home to Ireland than emigrating. While there is no place like home, it does have its challenges so it is worthwhile doing your homework before you take the plunge! Start your job search before you arrive home […]Read More