The job market post Covid-19 in Ireland

Well, where do we start?  At the beginning of 2020, we were cresting on the wave of full-employment.  Recruiters were struggling to get quality candidates.  Fast-forward to May 2020 – there are around 1/4 of the population on some form of welfare support. While some industries are slowly coming back to life – construction for[…]

First and lasting impressions at interview

First and lasting impressions at interview Recently I have had feedback from 2  separate clients about 2 candidates that didn’t get any further than first stage interview. This was of course 90% due to their performance in the actual interview situation, but one of the more standout comments fed back, was that on both occasions,[…]