Top Interview Tips

It’s perhaps the most daunting and challenging part of the recruitment process – the dreaded interview.

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On March 8th, 2013, posted in: Blog by

Europe out-tweets US in social media usage for recruitment

The message is clear: if you want to source your next job role, you might just find out about it on Twitter.

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On February 27th, 2013, posted in: Blog by

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Recruitment agency still critical for IT and project management pros

Direct recruitment models may be popular with some multinational or even smaller organisations but there’s no substitute for the face to face contact between candidate and professional agency executive during the recruitment process.

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On February 25th, 2013, posted in: Blog by

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How effective are other recruitment channels?

While recruitment agencies and internet-based tools are used by candidates to find prospective employers, we also looked at the effectiveness of the more traditional media that candidates respond to.  It’s very clear from our survey that the role of more traditional media has diminished in importance. Our results indicate that more people appear to be […]

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On February 25th, 2013, posted in: Blog by

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Pay Cuts Slow | Employers can expect high productivity

There may be up to 1,000 IT vacancies in the country, with some of those vacancies commanding significant premiums in pay rates but many of those working in the sector regularly work unpaid overtime. Over half of respondents (55 per cent) indicate that they work over and above their contracted hours of employment.   Admittedly, this […]

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On February 25th, 2013, posted in: Blog by

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Interview preparation neglected by job seekers

Without stating the obvious, interviews are an unavoidable and necessary part of securing that next role.   A candidate’s ability to successfully navigate his or her way around the interview process will determine success or failure.  But reaching the interview stage of the recruitment process in itself is quite a challenge. We asked respondents to tell […]

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On February 7th, 2013, posted in: Blog by

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Agencies remain a critical cog in the recruitment process

Direct recruitment models may be popular with some multinational or even smaller organisations but there’s no substitute for the face to face contact between candidate and professional agency executive during the recruitment process.  And that’s according to job seekers. Three quarters of respondents to our IT employment market survey said they prefer to conduct the […]

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On February 7th, 2013, posted in: Blog by

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IT salary cuts slow but over half of employees still expected to work unpaid overtime

There may be up to 1,000 unfilled IT jobs in the country but those working in the sector are still expected to deliver their ‘pound of flesh’. According to Clarion Resourcing’s annual survey into the IT employment market, over half of respondents (55 per cent) indicated that they are expected to work unpaid overtime.  Admittedly, […]

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On February 7th, 2013, posted in: Blog by

IT salary cuts slow but over half of employees still expected to work unpaid overtime

Dublin, Ireland, Thursday, 7th February 2013:  The rate of salary cuts among IT and project management professionals has slowed considerably, according to the results of a report into the IT employment market, released today by recruitment specialists, Clarion Resourcing. The report, which sought the opinions of almost 3,000 private-sector IT and project management professionals, reveals […]

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On February 6th, 2013, posted in: News by

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NRF Shortlists Clarion Resourcing for Best in Specialism Award

The Clarion Resourcing team was delighted with its shortlisting for the Best in Specialism category for Project Management at the recent National Recruitment Federation Awards. Attended by Minister Joan Burton, T.D., these hotly-contested awards recognise recruitment organisations for their customer service in terms of communication, support, advice sharing and problem solving. “We put together a […]

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On December 17th, 2012, posted in: News by

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