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Implications of the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018

29-05-2019

Introduction The Employment Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2018 came into effect on March 4th 2019 with the aim of improving the security and predictability of working hours for employees on insecure contracts and those working variable hours. This short summary, by Brendan McGinty, Managing Partner, Stratis Consulting, highlights some of the key provisions and practical implications Continue reading

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NRF champions interests of all employees

22-05-2019

Thanks to the Irish Examiner for featuring, Geraldine King, CEO of the National Recruitment Federation, in “My Job” in the business section on Friday 17th May 2019. Read the article below… Background Voluntary organisation set up to establish and maintain standards and codes of practice for the Recruitment Industry in Ireland. Founded in 1971, the Continue reading

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Recruitment 101: What to Do and What to Avoid

15-05-2019

Thanks to The Gloss’ “Look the Business” who recently chatted with Geraldine King, CEO of the National Recruitment Federation, for an update on employment law for employers… ‘Persons with young children need not apply’ appeared in an online Dublin job advert last year. It was promptly and widely condemned as blatant discrimination, and quickly removed. Continue reading

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Falling into recruitment: the best trip I’ve ever had!

02-07-2018

Sometimes I find myself wondering how it is that I ended up in the wonderful sector of employment we call the recruitment industry.

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GDPR is here – we at Careerwise are ready, are you?

02-05-2018

This months blog contributor is regional committee member and Director of Careerwise Mike Morrissey. A very relevant topic for this month!

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Are We Recruiters or Counsellors? – Neil Buckley RedChair Recruitment

28-03-2018

When I was asked to write this article, I wanted to write about something that I knew would relate to all fellow recruiters within the industry. At some point, we have all experienced some if not all the below…I am going to use the word “symptoms” and I will explain why.

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NRF Membership Blog – Donal O’Donoghue

16-11-2017

My goal, as committee member responsible membership growth, is to have every licenced recruitment organisation in Ireland recognised as an NRF member. Ireland already leads the way in this regard with 95% of the companies our sector already operating as NRF members.

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The importance of building your employer brand

12-10-2017

As employer brands are based on intangible factors such as image, identity, and perception, being able to discover what it is about a brand that creates an emotional inclination and a sense of identification with the company, can prove invaluable to employers.

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Top 6 tips from NRF President Frank Farrelly – How do SME’s compete for talent with Blue- Chip Companies.

18-07-2017

The simple answer is that they should not compete directly, as larger employers have advantages based on scale or employer brand. Most forward thinking companies have been investing in their ‘Employer brands’ for year. You will not be able to replicate quickly, cheaply or most importantly authentically.

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Darwin & Recruitment by Turlach McAlister

24-05-2017

The Darwinian principle of the survival of the most adaptable is one that everyone needs to bear in mind, but the old adage that people buy people should never be forgotten

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