The Rise of the Remote Worker

Remote work has doubled in Ireland since 2015, with 59% of IT firms admitting that some of their staff work remotely on a regular basis or work whilst on the road. The UK have also seen a significant rise in remote working, with the latest figures from the Trade Union Congress highlighting an estimated 1.5

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Avoidable Jobseeker Mistakes

A jobseeker’s journey can be a long winding road with numerous hurdles and many ups and downs. Some people head into job seeking blindly, thinking that it’s just a matter of applying for X job with your CV, to land a dream job. If only things were this easy, the job seeking market is more

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You said WHAT on your CV?

CVs are our achievements, experience and personality packed into a few short pages, which we hope will make enough of an impression to lead us to an interview and perhaps a job. Allen Recruitment have seen thousands of CVs pass through its doors over the past 20 years, with some leaving a lasting impression for

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Your Career Guide for the Finance Sector

Ireland is highly ranked within Europe’s financial sector, hosting over 500 global financial institutions. Moreover, providing financial services internationally, with close to 40,000 Irish people working in some sort of financial role. Dublin is the hub of Ireland’s financial activity, with the Irish Financial Services Centre (IFSC) accommodating some of the world’s largest financial establishments.

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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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6 Tips to Maximize Your Networking

Whether you’re looking for a new job or not, networking is a vital skill that you should be continually developing. As much as you might wish it to be different, your own skills and expertise at your job aren’t always enough. Often, it’s exactly like that saying: “It’s not what you know, it’s who you

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