In the Green Chair: Fiona Devine
Fiona Devine is Senior IT Recruitment Consultant at Eden Recruitment.   So how did you end up here in the Green Chair? I’m a proud Derry girl, and with my father being a shopkeeper in the city, I grew up meeting and dealing with people on a daily basis. It was only... 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
Employers: why should anyone work for you??
The provocative headline is adapted from the title of the book (and lecture in Dublin last year) “Why should anyone work here?” by Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones of London Business School. The book draws on their research of many well-known firms in the quest for the... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
Smoothies to power you through winter blues
January is the hardest month of the year. We are supposed to return to work refreshed and re-energised after the holidays – but who among us has ever had a relaxing Christmas? Energy levels are low, finances often in a perilous state, and let’s not even mention the... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
How to attract top IT talent
Most Irish employers will remember the dizzying heights of the tiger era, when the recruitment of developers and other IT specialists was a nigh-on impossible task. It wasn’t that companies couldn’t find people with the right qualifications. It wasn’t that they... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
Time to get serious about back-to-work mums
In the summer of 2012, it was reported that almost 1,000 people were emigrating from Ireland every week. As Ireland struggled to see a way out of the economic morass, the exodus of so many people – most of them young, highly educated, packed with potential – was both... READ WHOLE ARTICLE