Recruitment issues, we are not alone

Recruitment issues, we are not alone

Having recently been appointed the Irish partner for Kennedy Executive Search I attended the annual Kennedy Partner Conference in Monte Carlo. It was strangely reassuring that the recruitment problems that Ireland is currently experiencing are the same as my fellow...

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Tips from the new playbook of how to attract talent

Tips from the new playbook of how to attract talent

It’s 2022 and everything you think you know about recruitment is wrong. The world of work has changed utterly in the past two years, talent is more mobile and scarcer (and knows what it does and doesn’t want). The old Playbook of how to attract the best people is now...

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Kennedy Executive Search Welcomes Partner In Dublin

Kennedy Executive Search Welcomes Partner In Dublin

Kennedy Executive Search proudly announces their first Irish partner office. Dublin-based Vista Executive Search joins the global network of privately-owned executive search and organizational development consulting firms with immediate effect. Vista Executive Search...

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How to hire senior talent in Ireland in December 2021

How to hire senior talent in Ireland in December 2021

No disrespect to people in technology or pharmaceuticals but the most complex business to be in is actually the people business and nothing is more complex than recruitment, especially with the talent war and the Great Resignation in 2021. Add on top of that the...

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LinkedIn Guide

LinkedIn Guide

Like it or not, LinkedIn has a near monopoly on networking in the workplace and is one of the main tools for recruitment. I understand why Microsoft bought it (great tool to plug into Outlook) but it also raises the fear that Microsoft will turn it into ‘bloatware’...

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Interview Guide

Interview Guide

An interview is a very artificial way for people to get to know each other and there is a move towards a more ‘real world’ type of meeting including a ‘walk in the park‘ final interview where you do not  actually meet in an office at all. Here are some pointers and...

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CV Guide

CV Guide

Here is a short guide to help you write a CV that will have the most impact. A CV (short for the Latin phrase curriculum vitae, which means “course of life”) is a detailed document highlighting your professional and academic history. Or in plain English, it should...

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What is the biggest threat to effective recruitment?

What is the biggest threat to effective recruitment?

There is an old adage that says that most projects tend to come in over budget and usually late! This can be due to unforeseen circumstances but in most cases, just poor planning. Recruitment, whether it is for one person or fifty is effectively a project and thus...

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