Your Career Checklist for the Sales Sector

Sales is continuing to be a competitive sector within the Irish job market, with most industries requiring sales individuals within their companies. When setting out to find you ideal role in sales it’s important to tick the following off your Sales checklist………. Working within the Sales and Marketing industry for many years, Stephen Harrington describes

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How to Use Social Media in your Job Search

Over 50% of companies admit to Googling or otherwise researching a potential employee online before offering them a job (quick go Google yourself!) On a serious note – there is no denying your CV is still king, but building an online presence is now essential for job seekers and professionals alike. Social Media is often

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Reeling in the Years: Recruitment

Allen Recruitment first opened its doors in the Autumn of 1998, nearly 20-years ago today. Like most industries, Recruitment has seen vast changes over the years, with the last 20-years conveying the industry’s most substantial transformations. Phil Finane, Recruitment Manager with Allen recruitment took a walk down memory lane, when he first embarked on his

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5 Words That Will Supercharge Your CV

Writing a good CV is part art and part science. It takes creativity and attention to detail to craft a truly eye-catching CV, and there are no shortages of acceptable formats or structures. Different industries have their own unique standards for CVs and there is truly no one “right” font, format, or style. However, there are

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So…. Tell me about yourself?

Yes, it’s the dreaded first interview question, the question that has you frantically searching in your memory banks and experiencing your professional life flash in front of your eyes. Surely it should be the easiest question you get asked in your interview, but sometimes, explaining yourself in a professional and interesting way can be as

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4 Ways to Quickly Boost Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is something that many organisations take very seriously. It has been a growing focus among leaders and is the driving force behind many strategic initiatives undertaken by major companies in recent years. Despite all this, one look at employee engagement scores in the workplace at large will show you that there is still

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Career Opportunities – Software Design & Development – Java Technology Stack

Career Opportunities – Software Design & Development – Java Technology Stack Permanent Roles   Dublin – South: Technical Solutions Architect – Java Defining design patterns, framework and standards definition. Contributing to Architectural Review and approving new technologies. Performing Proof of Concept work. Identifying refactoring and consolidation opportunities. Contact: Louise@AllenRec.com / 01 6694041   Dublin – City

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A Working Mothers’ Story

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, we are reminded once again how great our mothers truly are. We even got to witness the joys of working from home in a hilarious BBC interview. Now a household name, Robert Kelly, was giving a live Skype interview on the BBC, only for his kids to crash the interview

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