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New Job for HR Manager or experienced HR Officer

New job for HR Manager,will also consider a HR Officer who has experience in a stand alone role. You will be responsible for the development and delivery of human resource projects, plans and strategies that help enable the teams reach their departmental and organisational potential. You will play a leading role in the development and continuity of the organisation. In addition, you will be actively encouraged to engage with continuous learning to ensure your own personal development.

Are you struggling right now to recruit and retain staff?

Are you struggling right now to recruit and retain staff? Why are companies finding it hard to recruit? There are a number of reasons why The main reasons are as follows : After the worst of the pandemic, many people have got used to flexible working, working from home and not prepared to work full-time in an office. They know they are just as productive, if not more productive, working at home with fewer distractions.

New Job – Senior Software Developer- Belfast

Are you looking to get out of an overpopulated, unexciting software house and to move to a company with personality where there is plenty of room to grow? This is a unique opportunity! This successful, software company based in Belfast has a dynamic and entrepreneurial team of dedicated specialists. This is a not just a job, it is a great chance to enhance your learning opportunities. They are handpicking first-rate individuals to slot into their passionate team. They aren’t a global company throwing their weight around and are very focused on where they want to go and how they are going to do it.

New Job – Sales Executive – North West – 27.5k + 0TE 40K + Company Vehicle + Mobile

A well-established, successful, food wholesaler has a new opportunity for a target orientated Sales Professional who can sell! If you are highly organised, commercially focused and looking to further your career this job could be for you. This is a great opportunity for someone who has a proven track record in identifying sales opportunities, building rapport with customers and successfully closing them. Your role will be to initiate and grow sales with the North West. If the thought of sitting behind a desk all day gives you itchy feet, this could be the job for you as you’ll be required to spend a large amount of time on the road. An excellent renumeration package is on offer to the successful candidate and you will be well rewarded financially

Job Opportunity for Social Media Researcher – YouTuber under the Jobstart programme

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Social Media Researcher with an interest in video projects to assist with tasks for a leading YouTube production company based in Derry. Northern Ireland. The ideal candidate will be responsible for a wide range of activities and projects which will assist the organisation’s campaign developments. In this position you should feel comfortable planning video projects. This position involves communicating with producers/videographers/editors/managers and possibly booking talent for appearances. They also require assistance with video pre- production and post production and therefore must be able to properly research for these activities and projects. You will become a key member of the team and have the opportunity to work for one of the most viewed and fastest growing YouTube channels in Northern Ireland.

New Job for Accounting & Finance Manager

A new role has been created for this community organisation based in Derry. This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced Accounting and Finance Manager that is self-motivated with good organisational skills and experience in finance, budgets and funding. The ideal candidate will have worked in a similar role managing budgets with a finance department either in a community organisation or finance and accounting department within a company. Understanding of funding sources and financial reporting to funding bodies advantageous. You will be responsible for the everyday financial and administrative function of the organisation including financial management and report to Project Director.

Top Tips for Finding a New Job in 2022

January marks the start of new year’s resolutions and making changes in our lives. One of the most common new year’s resolutions is finding a new job, one you love! What better time of the year to find a new job and start off your career afresh! Here are some top tips to get you started:

New job for Process Engineer Co Antrim

This is an exciting opportunity to join this successful Project Engineering firm who specialise in manufacturing projects . As a Process Engineer, you will play a vital role in the growth of the business. The Process Engineer is responsible for designing efficiency, cost-effectiveness, environmental and safety controls into a process. In this role you will be involved with the final handover of a new facility to operations. You will be required to upgrade the processes and factor in environmental and health protection. The role will focus on process capability and product reliability. You will assist the manufacturing and support areas of the business to improve the process on site.

Reflections on Recruiting in 2021

As another busy year of recruiting comes to a close, it's time to reflect on 2021 and look ahead to 2022. Here’s to a busy and productive 2021 and I look forward to what 2022 brings. Despite the pandemic and restrictions, job opportunities have increased. People are now having flexibility and able to work from home. Hybrid working is now the norm and flexible working is here to stay. The good news is there are plenty of job opportunities for those that want to work. Businesses are still moving on and new opportunities have been created.

New job for SEO Link Building Specialist based in Northern Ireland

This is an exciting career opportunity for an SEO Link Building Specialist to join an award-winning digital agency who are based in Australia. They are an Irish company and are expanding to Northern Ireland and have an opportunity for remote working based in Derry/Londonderry. They are looking for someone passionate about SEO link building, outreach, and all things digital. You will be working on some of Australia’s most iconic brands with the support of the wider team. You will have your career development aligned with your future goals and objectives.

How to make your CV stand out: The importance of a summary profile

How to make your CV stand out : The importance of a summary profile So, what is a profile summary? A profile summary is a written statement located at the top of your CV that briefly highlights your experience, qualification, skills and achievements. It is usually written in a short paragraph or a few sentences or phrases and can be put in bulleted form. Keep your profile short and concise and think of the summary as a snapshot of your skills, accomplishments, and knowledge.

Sales Order Processor 18k – 20k based in Omagh

Due to continued growth and expansion this innovative flexible packaging company have a new opportunity for an Order Processor. The company pride their selves on quality, flexibility, rapid response and reliability and require the successful candidate to possess these qualities. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated and highly organised taking pride in their work. You will report directly to the Operations Manager ensuring the proactive and timely processing of orders received daily within a specified time frame. This is a high volume, fast paced role working to tight deadlines which requires high levels of speed and accuracy.

Retail Store Manager c30/32k + Bonus – based in Derry/Londonderry

A new opportunity has arisen for a competent & enthusiastic Store Manager with a strong retail sales background to join & lead a dynamic team in their new Derry/Londonderry store. This company have over 30 years furniture experience and are proud to call themselves market leaders offering 5-star customer service. They are opening up in Derry/Londonderry. This challenging and rewarding position involves managing and supporting a team of sales people. You will have previous experience motivating and leading a team, ensuring they reach and exceed both personal and company targets.

New Job for Accounting & Finance Manager in Buncrana Co.Donegal

A new job opportunity has arisen for an experienced Accounting and Finance Manager to join this fast paced, growing business. This is a hands-on role and you will have the opportunity to create and reshape accounting and control processes for the successful development of the business. The ideal candidate will be a qualified Accountant with commercial acumen. This is a senior role, reporting to the Director.

Graduates: that placement year really counts!

The important of getting a placement from your university experience. Did you know that getting a work placement during your time in university may well be the difference in securing a job once you graduate? This is why it is really important to consider the option of a course and a university that offers this opportunity: A placement year increases your chances of employability once you graduate.

Job opportunity Field Sales Executive (Packaging) based Omagh, N.Ireland

Field Sales Executive c30k + OTE 40k, not capped + company car- Covering Ireland North & South My client is an established innovative flexible packaging company that provide solutions to the food, industrial and horticultural industries. As they experience a period of sustained growth, they are looking for an experienced Field Sales Executive with a proven track record in field sales, preferably within packaging.
Interviewee finding a new job

Top Ten Tips on How to Find that New Job

Do you need help in finding a new job? Or are you just not sure where to look? Looking for a new job is a full-time job in itself. The best advice I can give is to allocate time to search, make a list of the different places to look, and keep notes!
Cathy Moran Interview Week GenC 2021

Interview with the #WeekGenC employability panel

Check out my recent interview with the #WeekGenC employability panel, when I was joined by Holly Johnstone from @Hypixel and Stephen Sheridan from the @careersnwrc @mynwrc, where we shared tips and advice on job applications, CVs, interviews and a whole lot more!

New job for HR Officer based in Derry/Londonderry

This role would suit a HR Professional who is assertive and confident in their ability. You will be self-motivated with good organisational skills and can stand alone. As HR Officer, you will provide day-to-day advice to line managers and staff on HR policies and procedures. You will also take the lead on HR administration tasks, including employment documentation, recruitment, training, performance management and employee relations. The role is key in continuous improvement of HR processes to ensure that we support and build our team effectively.

What are competency based interviews?

What are competency-based interviews? Did you know there are different styles of interviews? Have you ever thought you were prepared for an interview and then been taken aback by the interview questions? It is important to make sure you prepare for interviews. One of the first things you need to find out is what style of interview questions are going to be asked. I will help you define the 2 styles and help you answer competency based questions at interviews

New job for Graduate Software Developers based in Derry/Londonderry

Are you a Graduate with 1- 2 year's software development experience looking for an opportunity in Derry/Londonderry? Experience must be from either from a year's placement or within a technology company in .NET and Javascript. Be part of this technology team.A new opportunity has arisen to work with this technology company who has expanded their office to Derry. The company is built by and for Technologists who pursue the best innovative solutions for the marketplace. They value their staff and offer a flexible working environment. Currently staff are working from home, however, there is flexibility to work in the office if required. This is a great opportunity for a Graduate with at least 1-2 years’ experience in .Net and Javascript.

New job for Sales/Business Development Manager with packaging or food manufacturing experience

New Job opportunity A well-established, successful, packaging company have a new opportunity for a highly organised, commercially focused, Sales professional looking to further their career. This is a great opportunity for someone who has a proven track record in identifying sales opportunities, creating solutions, and successfully closing them. Your role will be to initiate and grow sales of the companies packaging solutions throughout Ireland, North and South and the UK. The company are offering the successful candidate the opportunity to grow and progress within the company to a senior level.

Six words to avoid on your CV

Six words to avoid on your CV When writing your CV, you need to make sure you are creating a document which not only demonstrates your professional skillset and attributes but one that gives a sense of who you are as a person. It should highlight your experience and explain why you should be the successful candidate. I encounter the same words daily when reading CVs as a Recruiter. If you want your CV to showcase your best attributes, be memorable and unique and avoid these six words and phrases.

Top 5 Tips to succeed in recruiting, during and post the pandemic

Top 5 Tips to succeed in recruiting, during and post the pandemic Check out my recent presentation for Enterprise week 2021 under “HR Top Tips: Surviving a Pandemic”

New job – Mid level Software Developer based in North West

An opportunity has arisen for a Mid-level Software Developer to work and assist the Lead Developer with this technology company. This is a great opportunity to work for a fresh new team. Minimum requirement is 3 years + commercial experience and ideally 4 years .

New job Accounting Technician/Bookkeeper based in the North West

Accounting Technician / Bookkeeper c24k Derry /Londonderry A well-established, successful company are seeking an individual to join their busy accounts team. The ideal candidate will have previous Industry experience of 4 years + within a busy office environment. You will be self-motivated with the ability to work within a team, with little mentoring and high level of accuracy. You must be reliable, trustworthy, and dependable. Overall, you must be a good all-rounder in an accounts/bookkeeping role who can easily adapt

How to shine on your CV

PART TWO: How to Shine on your CV My recent blog covered what to include in the perfect CV. Let’s move on to what you can do to be unique and memorable when discussing your educational and professional achievements.

What to Include on the Perfect CV

With unemployment rates at the highest they have been in a decade, there are so many well-qualified, experienced people currently job-hunting. With so much competition, you want to ensure that your CV is interesting, informative and portrays the best, most accurate version of your professional self.

New Job – Junior /Mid-level Software  Development Engineer

An opportunity has arisen for a Junior/Mid-level Software Developer to work and assist the Lead Developer with this technology company based in Derry/Londonderry. This is a great opportunity to work for a fresh new team based in Derry. Minimum requirement is 2 years + commercial experience and ideally 4 years.

New Job Software Tester for Derry/Londonderry

A new role has been created for an ambitious Computer Science/Engineering Graduate with 2 years’ experience looking to secure a career in Software Testing based in Derry/Londonderry. They are a technology company based in Belfast and expanding to the North West. The role • You will be required to carry out the following; the planning, design, management, execution and reporting of tests, using appropriate testing tools and techniques and conforming to agreed process standards and industry specific regulations. •Take technical responsibility across all stages and iterations of software development. •Plan and drive software construction activities.