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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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

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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