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How to Approach Your First Day on a New Job

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Guest blogger Daniel Ross talks about some tips to making your first day in a new role as productive as possible. The first day on the job means you’re meeting people for the first time. First impressions are always important. This is your opportunity to make a mark, to give people something to remember. The usual things to worry about are choosing the best outfit, rehearsing a one-minute introduction, practicing your body language, etc. Before you start panicking on how to go about your first day, here are a few tips that can help you out: Prepare Your Mind, Body and Soul This means being mentally, emotionally and physically ready for your first day. Coming prepared for anything will always have its advantages. It’s best to keep track of all three things because it will only take one slip up to hurt your chances of making a good impression on your first day at your dream job.

#Untetheredlife Part 1The Dad, the Runner and the COO

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Ever wondered if flexible working, activity based working and remote working actual work within a busy sales floor? Ever wonder if a recruitment company can thrive when you tell the team they can work from home, work the hours they like and have autonomy to manage their day how they see fit? Over the last few years The Recruitment Company has embarked on an experiment that we call ‘becoming The Untethered Recruitment Company’ to see if it works. The answer is that yes it does (mostly) work so long as certain criteria are in place. But what does it mean for the people that work within the untethered environment? For those who are untethered from the office, from having to work a 9-5 job and from having to recruit like everyone else? In this blog series we ask some of the team to describe what it means for them personally

Candidates: How to get rid of nerves before an interview

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Attending a job interview can be one of the most stressful challenges that many of us face. It's certainly one of the trickiest parts of the recruitment process, leaving even the most seasoned employees worried.

In this article we'll take a closer look at a few strategies for dealing with any butterflies that you might have, as well as a few wa…

What does the GDPR mean for recruitment in Dublin?

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Every year, society becomes more and more reliant on data. This makes it vital to have appropriate regulations in place that protect all of the information that is now being collected and kept. That's why we now have Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 

The GDPR will significantly change laws surrounding data protection, and it'…

What are the latest trends in DevOps for 2018?

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More and more businesses are embracing the various practices and tools that make up DevOps, and it's easy to see why. The efficiency, speed and reliability of DevOps is essential for modern enterprises, driving performance and making it possible to keep up with the huge consumer demand for better software and technology solutions. 

The chal…

3 questions that poor recruitment leaves candidates asking

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Looking for a new job can be a stressful and complicated process, which is why it's so important for recruiters to understand the most common complaints that candidates have with traditional, and even outdated, recruitment processes.

These can leave candidates asking all sorts of different questions that they really shouldn't be worrying about.…

Why hybrid IT is the future of IT infrastructure

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As new technologies continue to emerge on what seems like a weekly basis, it's more important than ever to be agile enough to cope with any new developments. This flexibility is particularly critical to the future of IT infrastructure services, with many businesses now electing to implement a 'hybrid' model.

In this article, we'll explore how a…

How to improve your company culture by using video

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Here at The Recruitment Company, we're big fans of innovation, particularly when it comes to the benefits of video for businesses. There are so many different ways that creative use of new video technology can benefit organisations, and one of the most important is by improving company culture.

In this article, we'll take a closer look at how t…

What is the future of payment technology in Australia?

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Rapid advancements in technology are affecting almost every element of our lives, with new products and services making everything from booking a function space to recruiting a new employee quicker and easier. One sector that exemplifies this new approach is banking, particularly with payments and transactions, which have previously been slow, u…