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Challenges recruiting staff in 2024

Recruiting challenges in 2024 Are you an employer and struggling to recruit? We are now half way in to the year, hard to believe! Recruiting in 2024 has certainly presented a unique set of challenges, some of which may have evolved from previous years while others are influenced by new factors. I have listed the main challenges that employers are facing

New Job : Project Manager c50k – 60k + bonus + car Allowance

New Job opportunity for a Project manager who has a background in engineering/Construction or fit outs and can liaise with clients. An advantage would be having creative design experience and able to sit in a meeting with a designer/architect and discuss materials/colour/finishes etc. They will also consider ambitious graduates with a few years relevant experience who want to progress to Project management.

Busy Bee: Filling Jobs in the Bustling World of 2024

2024 has got off to a busy start with challenging roles to fill.There has never been a better time to look for work or change jobs as there are plenty of job opportunities.At Cathy Moran Recruitment we have been exceptionally busy filling these interesting and challenging roles.

Embrace Change – New Year, New Career !

As the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve, many of us are filled with a sense of hope, excitement, and the anticipation of a fresh start. It's a time when we reflect on the past year and set goals for the year ahead. One common resolution that frequently tops the list is the desire for a new career. The phrase "New Year, New Career" encapsulates the idea of embracing change and pursuing professional fulfilment. In this blog, I will explore the reasons behind this popular resolution, strategies for making a successful career change, and tips for navigating the exciting journey ahead.

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New job for Plant Manager,manufacturing, based in Midland of Ireland

This well established and reputable manufacturing company are a dynamic, progressive and forward-thinking manufacturer who are committed to delivering high-quality products to their customers. The company is part of an important group and global player.They are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Plant Manager to lead their manufacturing and plant operations and drive continuous improvement initiatives.

How to explain job hopping on your CV

Explaining job hopping on your CV requires a thoughtful and strategic approach. Job hopping, or frequently changing jobs, can raise questions for potential employers, but you can present it in a way that highlights your skills, experiences, and overall career growth. Here are some tips on how to explain job hopping on your CV:

Top Interviewing Tips to Land Your Dream Job

The job interview is a critical step in the hiring process, where you have the opportunity to showcase your skills, experience, and personality to a potential employer. While it can be a nerve-wracking experience, proper preparation and confidence can make all the difference. In this blog, we'll explore the top interviewing tips that will help you shine during your next job interview and increase your chances of landing your dream job.

What to include in your CV

What to include in your CV. Do you know what to put in your CV? Writing a good CV (Curriculum Vitae) is crucial for landing job interviews and securing your desired job. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you create and craft an effective CV

Job for Fire Safety Engineer covering Northern Ireland

This reputable Fire Safety company are recruiting for an experienced Senior Fire and Security Engineer to join their small team as they embark on an ambitious plan of growth and diversification. The successful candidate will become a key player in their company as they contribute their knowledge and experience.

What is the importance of a good CV?

What is the importance of a good CV? A good CV (Curriculum Vitae) is of utmost importance in various aspects of professional life. It serves as a snapshot of your qualifications, skills, experiences, and achievements. Here are some key reasons why a good CV is essential:

How Employers can avoid staff leaving

To avoid staff leaving, employers can take several proactive steps to create a positive work environment and increase employee satisfaction. Here are some strategies employers can employ: • Competitive Compensation: Offer competitive salaries and benefits packages that align with industry standards. Regularly review and adjust compensation to remain competitive in the market.

Navigating Counter Offers for Candidates

A Guide to Making Informed Decisions When Changing Jobs Changing jobs is a significant decision that often comes with exciting opportunities for career growth and personal development. However, it can also be a time of uncertainty, particularly when you receive a counter offer from your current employer. In this blog, we will explore the concept of counter offers and provide insights to help you make informed decisions when faced with such situations during a job transition.

Why Ghosting Your Recruiter is a Bad Idea

In today's competitive job market, candidates strive to present themselves as polished and professional individuals. However, there is a growing trend that undermines this pursuit of professionalism: ghosting recruiters. Ghosting, the act of abruptly cutting off communication with someone without any explanation or warning, has unfortunately made its way into the realm of job hunting.

Tips on how to get through the Interview process

Tips on how to get through the Interview process The interview process can be a stressful and nerve-wracking experience, but it doesn't have to be. With the right preparation and mindset, you can increase your chances of success and make the process much easier to manage. Here are some tips to help you get through the interview process:

Employers: What benefits are you offering to attract and retain top talent in 2023?

Employers: What benefits are you offering to attract and retain top talent in 2023? Are you struggling to recruit and attract top talent? If so, what changes have you made since the pandemic? Recruitment has changed and if employers want to retain and attract top talent, changes need to be made too.
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New Job For HR Manager based in Buncrana Co Donegal

This is an opportunity for a HR Generalist to work in a stand-alone HR role based at the company’s head office based in Buncrana. The company operate throughout Ireland from Donegal to Waterford to Galway. You will work with the company Directors providing support and advice on staff issues This role would suit an experienced HR Generalist or experienced HR Officer looking for the next step up and based in Derry/Donegal area. The successful candidate will be responsible for looking after all HR related issues within the company throughout Ireland and based at their office Monday to Friday

New job for Qualified Accountant based in Derry/Londonderry

Qualified Accountant up to 45k Derry/Londonderry Due to continued growth and success this well-established construction and property firm are looking for a Group Accountant who will report directly to the Group Finance Manager. This role would suit a qualified and experienced Accountant with minimum 2 years post qualifying experience who is looking for progression. The ideal candidate will be hard working and self-motivated with an eye for detail.

New Year New Career 2023

As we approach the end of 2022, it has given us time to reflect on the past year. One thing we all do is make New Year’s resolutions. This could be to lose weight or get fitter or change jobs. There is no better time than January to start looking for a new job, it’s a fresh start plus the start of annual holidays too! People are more motivated in January The pandemic and cost of living crisis has given people time for self-reflection and time to realise they need more money, changing jobs is the only way to get it. Change is good so embrace it! The good news is, there are more jobs to choose from, it’s a candidate’s market.

Top Tips finding a New Job in the New Year

Top Tips finding a New Job in the New Year Are you looking for a new job and don’t know where to start? The process of searching for a new job can seem lengthy and complicated, but the good news is that there are plenty of job opportunities out there. Here are a few tips to help you land that job.

New Job for Business Development Manager covering Republic of Ireland

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 Business Development Manager with a proven track record in field sales, packaging industry desirable although not essential. The company pride their selves on quality, flexibility, rapid response and reliability and require the successful candidate to possess these qualities

Employers, are you struggling to Attract and Retain Candidates in Today’s Challenging Market?

How to Attract and Retain Candidates in Today’s Challenges Market Are you struggling to recruit the right staff, or find you are you having trouble attracting the right talent for your organisation? September marks the end of the summer, and with everyone back to work, recruitment has never been so challenging and Now is the time to invest in your current staff and be open- minded when recruiting. You can no longer rely on posting adverts online or on job boards: you need to widen your recruitment net, otherwise you won’t fill those important roles. Working with a Recruiter you trust can alleviate this, a trusted recruiter knows the market well.

New Job for Operational Manager with plumbing/Bathroom experience & background at Management level

A new role has been created for an experienced proactive Operations Manager from a retail background or customer focused background in any of the following areas: Plumbing, tiling, bathrooms, tiling, kitchens or construction. The successful candidate must have a proven track record in managing people as well as the day-to-day operations of the business. The successful candidate must have a positive can-do attitude offering new ideas and solutions in driving the business forward. This is a senior role reporting to the Directors.

New job for Project Manager based in Belfast or North West

This well respected and local specialised design manufacturer are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join their busy team. They have an amazing portfolio of client throughout the UK and Ireland and deliver a high-quality service to their clients. They take immense pride in their work and their reputation among their clients is first class. They take pride in their staff offering a competitive salary with additional benefits. They have a great opportunity for an experienced Project Manager who has worked with delivering projects in a manufacturing/construction setting, with the ability to manage installation on client sites

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.