How COVID-19 is affecting Recruitment in Ireland

Are there still companies hiring in Ireland? Which sectors should jobseekers look to?   It feels as though we’re surrounded by news of job insecurity and losses right now as businesses take action in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. Some industries are suffering more than others, however there are still some areas where hiring efforts

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5 rules for staying positive in a lockdown

The current Government-enforced lockdown and the subsequent requirement to work exclusively from home as the coronavirus pandemic continues is having a marked effect on worker wellbeing. Whereas under normal circumstances remote working may have positive effects on employee mental health – a Fundera study found that 81% of those who work remotely on a regular

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The worst interviews of all time

When attending a job interview, it is normal for a candidate to feel overwhelmed as the pressure starts to mount. Yet, while they may do everything in their power to wow the hiring manager or recruiter, interviews aren’t always plain sailing. But, candidates, it seems that you aren’t alone. Jobsite Adzuna has collated some of

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Sylvester Jennings of Arcon Recruitment pictured with members of Castlebar Mitchels GAA. Arcon Recruitment are delighted to provide ongoing support and sponsorship to the team. Wishing all involved a great season. Paddy Durcan, James Durcan ,Sylvester Jennings, Donie Vaughan , Ger McDonagh

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5 secrets for getting time off work for interviews!

Article Credit: CV Library   Job hunting is rarely easy. But it can be especially difficult when you’re looking for a new role while still working your current job. Getting time off work for interviews can be awkward! Finding time to look for roles, tailoring your applications and speaking to recruiters is tricky when you’re tied

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Key skills for a business leader

Effective leadership principles;   True leadership is having the ability to influence and encourage others to perform to the best of their ability resulting in organisational wins. A title does not give you leadership qualities. These qualities are learned through experience and by being perceptive.   The best leaders have a strong sense of self.

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Top tips on how to…

Be competent in a competency based interview.   Interviews have evolved and many companies, particularly the public sector and large organisations are switching to competency based interviews. These work on the premise that how you performed in the past is a good indication of how you will perform in the future. Questions are specific, based

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We’re Expanding!

We’re Expanding! Due to continuted growth and demand we are seeking a Recruitment Resourcer for our busy offices based in Castlebar. We require: 1 years’ experience in a fast-paced Sales / Sales administration role. (Experience in Recruitment would be beneficial.) Excellent interpersonal/communication skills with a friendly but professional manner. Multi-tasking, organisational skills, written and verbal

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Recruitment Open Day

  ❗CONSTRUCTION RECRUITMENT OPEN DAY❗ THURSDAY 20TH & FRIDAY 21ST OF DECEMBER 2018 10AM – 1PM DROP IN WITH YOUR CV AND MEET WITH THE CONSTRUCTION RECRUITMENT TEAM. NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND PLEASE CALL AILEEN OR CHRIS ON 📞0949029944 OR YOU CAN FORWARD CV TO 📧aileen@arconrecruitment.com 📧chris@arconrecruitment.com

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