Eden survey shows workplace satisfaction on the rise
While workers in Ireland are more content this year than in 2017, younger employees are less happy than their middle-aged counterparts and private sector staff are less satisfied than those in the public sector. These are the findings of research commissioned by Eden... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
Jobseekers: how to get ahead in retail
It might surprise you to hear that retail is the country’s largest industry, employing more people than any other sector.  Its size alone means it offers lots of opportunities for a great career. So too does the fact that it is multi-faceted – retail roles... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
The top five traits of successful people
Peter McGuire of the Irish Times spoke to Ken Lee, Managing Director of Eden Recruitment, on the qualities graduates need to develop in order to be successful in the jobs market: Graduates might be blue in the face from hearing about soft skills. Employers want... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
How to attract the best IT talent
These are heady times in Ireland’s jobs sector but companies recruiting for IT talent must ensure they are not missing a trick, writes Fiona Devine. It has taken 10 long years, but Ireland has come full circle. Last year, our economy grew by a staggering 7.3% – three... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
Crafting a classic cover letter
Perhaps the most effective cover letter ever written was the one sent by Robert Pirosh, a young advertising copywriter from New York, to various Hollywood film executives in 1934*. Attempting to break into screenwriting, Pirosh condensed his love of language – and his... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
Identifying a candidate’s Emotional Intelligence
What sets a star performer apart from the pack? Traditional wisdom might start by citing intelligence, or IQ, as a determinant of success.   Yet we all know the brightest isn’t always the one who will deliver in the workplace. There’s diligence, ambition, perseverance... READ WHOLE ARTICLE