Adventures in employer branding:Part 2. SHOW, don’t TELL

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In part 1 of this series we talked about the danger of over selling.  But what if you don’t sell at all? 

Employees are attracted to organisations that match their own values. And so an effective employer brand will showcase your organisation’s values.  That way you’ll find applicants who’s values match your own and who, hopefully, will go on to b…

Top trends for project managers in the second half of 2017

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Project management is a rapidly changing industry, and as anyone within the profession will know, it's important to stay on your toes and keep abreast of the constant shifts. A keen eye for the latest trends will help you to keep your skills current and significantly improve your chances of success in project services recruitment. With half of 2…

Video interviewing: The benefits of meeting candidates face-to-screen

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You've heard it time and time again - technology is ruining our social skills, stopping us from building real life relationships and transforming us into nothing more than screen-poking Neanderthals. Yet despite the ever-present paranoia surrounding tools such as social media and video calling, we beg to differ. In fact, video interviewing can h…

Adventures in employer branding: Part 1. The costly mistake of overselling

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The thing with employer branding is that the more effective it becomes, often the less effective it becomes. 

“Huh!?”  You exclaim.

Well let me explain.  Employer branding is all about making your internal culture external.  There are many new channels open to employer branding and many of these channels were once the exclusive domain of marketin…

Cybersecurity workers needed to protect Australian businesses

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Cybercrime is a big issue for modern businesses, and many Australian organisations are struggling to find enough specialists with the right expertise, Consequently, IT security workers are in high demand across the country, and more action must be taken to close the skills gap. What is being done to improve the IT recruitment landscape and ensur…

Video killed every other star, so why not use it for job descriptions?

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Writing job descriptions is already one of the most challenging parts of the recruitment process. You've got to pick an audience, a list of key competencies and - worst of all - try and be way too fun (those pesky millennials and their wafer-thin attention spans).

Here's where we'd normally say we've got a few tips and tricks to make it way eas…

Where are the best career opportunities in Dublin?

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Dublin is one of the most exciting hubs of growth and innovation around today. If you're looking to make the big move to Ireland and take advantage of this rapidly changing business landscape, it's important to have an idea of where you're going to target your job search. Technology is now one of the cornerstones of the Dublin economy, and is cr…

Project management software - pros and cons

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Good project management is key to maximising the efficiency of processes and promoting good outcomes, so it's important for businesses to get quality project services recruitment. While the skills of project managers are fundamental, having the right tools allows them to take their performance to the next level and deliver the best possible resu…

STEM studies are driving the future of Dublin's tech industry

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Already, Dublin boasts a world class IT industry that puts it on par with technology innovators across the globe. Yet to remain competitive, it needs to have sufficient talent to meet its future IT recruitment needs. Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) plays a key role in developing the skill sets of the next tech work…