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Don't call the tech industry Ireland's pot of gold

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Well, I guess you could call the country's tech industry a pot of gold - R&D spending hit 2 billion Euros in 2014 after all - but you'd look a bit of a fool wouldn't you? It's the written equivalent of wearing a "Kiss me I'm Irish" shirt on St. Patrick's Day. Instead of relying on jokes, here are some…

Will Brexit give the Dublin IT market a boost?

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Depending on the news sources you read, no one thought Brexit would happen. Misplaced political commentary aside, the British public has voted to leave the European Union (EU), kickstarting a long and drawn out process that is continuing to have global consequences. 

The shortest possible answer to what happens next is that the decision changes…

Emerging developments in Australia's payments market

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In the eyes of many tech companies, the wallet is one extra item that can be made unnecessary as smartphones become even more advanced. In their perfect world, leaving the house without your wallet would no longer mean being locked off from most of your finances. We can already call and pay for an Uber to take us home, so why not add paying for our…

Building ServicesBoom time Pay increases, truth or myth

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The recent speech from Reserve Bank Governor, Phillip Lowe, emphasized the fact that one of the issues facing the Australian economy at the moment is that on one hand wages are currently growing at the slowest rate on record whilst on the other we take on more debt than ever before. 

Within the Building Services sector the slow wage growth issue h…

How do changes to Australian visa laws impact recruiters moving to Australia?

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In this video blog The Recruitment Company's own Sarah Banek talks through changes to Australia's working holiday visa (417) and how this will impact recruiters looking to move their recruitment career to Australia. (spoiler alert: its good news).

 

 

If you are a recruiter thinking about moving your recruitment career to Sydney why not head o…

Recruiters, which Star Wars character is your boss? Part 1: The Motivator

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I think its fair to say that our industry attracts its fair share of sociopaths. Most of us are nice folk; even tempered and well adjusted. But then there are those amongst us who, to put it kindly, aren’t quite as balanced. And sometimes those individuals are actually quite good at recruitment. And one of the interesting traits of recruitment is that, regardless of which side of the sociopath line people sit, if they are good at recruiting they often get promoted into management roles.

Checklist for getting an Aussie work visa [video]

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Thanks for joining us for The Recruitment Company video blog. So, you've decided to make the big move over to Australia. Congratulations - this is a huge step in your recruiting career. However, there are several things you should know about getting an employer sponsored 457 visa before you can finalise your plans.

Firstly, you should know the min…