When candidates say no

  Its a sad and all too familiar story You swim through dozens of applications, sometimes hundreds for your requirements and interview the top of the top and then you find them, the STAR candidate. You fall in love with their profile and look forward to having them join the team. Then tragedy strikes, they

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Make Someone Feel Really Special

2016 is continuing to see a rise in the level of job creation in Ireland, particularly among foreign headquartered multinational companies. Recently IDA posted a  66% year-on-year rise in job creation adding 12,000 net jobs, the highest in its 67 year history. Employment at overseas companies now stands at 187,056. The ability to source skilled

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Who is Wally?

  Wally is that hard to source applicant that you been searching for the past three months. Your company has been losing productivity and has not been able to proceed with your next phase of expansion until this person comes on board. A question: has Waldo passed you by and you have not recognised him

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The rise of the contingent worker

The rise of the contingent worker –benefits to workers or only employers? 2015 has seen a continuation in the trend of companies using contingent staff to fuel their growth in Ireland. At Allen Recruitment we have seen a continuous rise in the adoption of this model by companies of all types, not just large US

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