The employer brand: how to cultivate it
“If you lose money for the firm, I will be forgiving. If you lose reputation, I will be ruthless.” Warren Buffett’s words of warning set the scene nicely for a blog on employer branding, a very current buzzword in HR circles.   Employer branding is how organisations... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
Syncing your CSR and talent strategies
Employers spend lots of time working out what makes Generation Z tick. And how to shape their practices and policies to attract this coveted group.  Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is never far from their minds. Today’s new wave of recruits prioritise... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
Jobs to suit your study timetable
You’ve found your feet in this new world of college.  The juggling of lectures with a social life with suddenly having to look after yourself was overwhelming at first, but a routine is setting in. That routine involves spending money – lots of it – so... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
Writing your CV in colour … with pictures
For most people, writing a CV isn’t a lot of fun. It’s something we tend to put off, maybe because we don’t really like ‘pitching’ ourselves in the way it requires, or having to face where we are at career-wise and put that to paper. By the time we get through... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
Eden in Irish Times graduate feature
Eden Recruitment Chief Executive Ken Lee was one of three experts recently interviewed by Peter McGuire of The Irish Times for a feature on “The 25 things employers and graduates want from each other”. With a bit of luck, today’s graduates will make quite... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
Age: diversity’s “forgotten cousin”
Just what do we means by diversity in the workplace? Well, google the term, and you’ll see what it means to most people. Gender, religion, culture, ethnicity … these are the terms that dominate in diversity-speak.  Keep searching and you may stumble upon ‘age’. Fact... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
The job interview: going that extra mile
You’re well prepared. You’ve read up on the company. You’ve practiced all the hard questions and even written down your answers. You’ve printed off your CV and have been to the dry cleaners and back. Bring on next week’s job interview! Yet a little voice is telling... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
In the Green Chair: Mary O’Connor
How did you end up in the green chair? I think a long-standing passion for meeting people from a range of different countries and cultures goes some way to explaining my being here! From au-pairing at a young age throughout Europe and America, I became interested in... READ WHOLE ARTICLE
Back to work after the summer break
Feeling you need a holiday after your holiday – it’s a common sentiment and one connected to the angst we share in returning to our desks and the pile of unknowns that is surely awaiting us there. Admit it, few of us saviour the return to the grind of work, however... READ WHOLE ARTICLE