Would you like to be in control of your work,
Achieve more each day, and Reduce your stress?

With William Bruen
from www.trainedin.com


Many people feel they have too much to do with too little time, their Inbox rules them, they constantly juggle priorities and ‘fire-fight’, and they go home worrying about their work.

NRF would like to invite you to a 1-hour seminar on best practice techniques. These techniques will be presented within the practical context of your job and your organisation’s day-to-day activities.

What areas will be covered?

  • Information overload
  • What Steals your Time
  • Touching Work minimally (4 Ds)
  • Effective Workload Management (Horizontal Planning)
  • Email Management, Empty InBox

The trainer is William Bruen from Priority Management (PM) Ireland Ltd.

After leaving college, he worked for 7 years designing mainframe computers in the USA. He returned to Ireland in 1995 and was part of the team charged with converting Amdahl Ireland from a Manufacturing Organisation to an IT Solutions provider for the Fortune 500 companies in Europe. In 1998, he became the leader of the Technology Practice for Fujitsu/DMR Consulting. 

In 2003, he joined Priority Management (PM) Ireland Ltd. as Director of Course Development and Delivery. Through the delivery of the Working Sm@rt™ programme, he trained over 11,000 executives how to implement a personal effectiveness system giving them back complete control.

 In 2013, William set up Real World Training Solutions (RWTS) Ltd. to develop E-Learning content and an associated infrastructure to facilitate the delivery of high quality online training. 

This briefing is sponsored by Contracting PLUS.

Pre-registration is essential to secure your place at this briefing email jackie@nrf.ie

Date:     Thursday 18th June 2015
Venue:  Dublin Chamber of Commerce, 7 Clare Street, Dublin 2
Time:     8:00am – 9:00am Sharp
              Tea/coffee refreshments will be available from 7:30am


in Citywest Hotel, Thursday 14th May 2015, 8:30-13:00

brian  Brian Kerr  

Manager, Coach, Analyst and writer
Keynote speaker is the iconic ex republic of Ireland manager Brian Kerr. Brian currently works as a studio analyst and co-commentator for RTÉ Sport and TV3.

Brian will impart his experience and knowledge of the challenges he faced with teams of different skill levels and talents in world football.


Lionel Alexander
VP of Hewlett Packard

Lionel will show how to lead good talent and how to nurture and hold on to the skilled people you have. With skills shortages becoming more of an issue and the war for talent getting hotter.

Lionel Alexander is Vice President and General Manager of Printing & Personal Systems (PPS) of Ireland.  In this capacity Lionel and his team are responsible to Drive Growth for Home, Office and Large Format Printing. This includes Business Development and R&D.

One of Lionel’s key accomplishments was the transformation of a total manufacturing site in Leixlip to encompass R&D, Marketing and Global Consumer and Office Business Leadership.


Gina Quin, B.A, M.B.A., C.Dir
CEO, Dublin Chamber of Commerce

Gina speaks on behalf of Business in the Greater Dublin Region promoting a competitive and internationalised business environment and providing extensive networks for Business Development.  The Chamber is a leader in the development of a strong vision for a successful and sustainable Dublin Region.

Gina started her working career with Lansdowne Market Research, he then joined the Irish Trade Board where she worked with a variety of companies on export market development, in Europe and USA.  Having completed her MBA, Gina joined the Rehab Group in 1989, then took on the role of CEO of Gandon Enterprises, the Commercial division of the Rehab Group.

Gina is a recipient of the Alumni of the Year award from UCD Michael Smurfit Business School.   Gina is a Chartered Director and member of the Institute of Directors and a member of the MBA Association of Ireland.


Jonathan Campbell
MD of social talent

Jonathan will present on The Science of Engagement in social media: Jonathan will share the 6 simple steps that will get your recruiters response rates up to 65% and show how to leverage big data, HR analytics and some really smart research.


Roderick Smyth  
MD of Arithon & Temp Buddy
Serial entrepreneur

Roderick will show how technology has the power to build new industries and destroy established ones overnight.

Roderick explores the disruptive power of mobile technology, why the recruitment industry should take notice and what we can learn from companies who have capitalised on mobile disruption.

kevin green

Kevin Green  Vice President of CIETT

(the global organisation for Federations and agencies)
Kevin will present on how to grow your business in 7 easy steps.

Kevin Green has been the Chief Executive of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation since June 2008. The REC is the professional body for the UK’s £25 billion private recruitment and staffing industry.

Previously, Kevin was HR Director at the Royal Mail, where he was responsible for all people-related issues for the business with 165,000 employees. He was part of the leadership team which transformed the business from losing £1 million a day in 2003 to making over £600 million profit in 2007.

President of NRF Ms Barbara McGrath  will give insight of what is ahead for the year for the NRF and its members while NRF’s Vice President Frank Farrelly will look at facts and figures of industry performance both at home and around the globe and will also look at the trends that have developed over the past year.

The Conference will be chaired by NRF secretary Louise Nolan.
Helping the NRF launch the conference was Clara Finnegan from Lusk County Dublin.