Flexsource Journal

How to Find and Partner With The Right Staffing Agency for Your Pharmaceutical Business Without a doubt finding the right talent can be a challenge for any business. It is an especially important topic right now because the pharmaceutical industry is growing in Ireland. And if your company doesn’t find the right talent to support that growth it could be to your detriment. However, if you partner with a staffing Read More
3 Tips for Finding Quality Pharmaceutical Staff in a Tight Labor Market
Ireland is the world’s 7th largest pharmaceutical products exporter and the largest net exporter of pharmaceuticals in the EU. Accounting for over 50% of all exports from the European Union. Being such a powerhouse in this sector comes with many opportunities for growing companies in Ireland, but it also comes with several challenges. Perhaps the biggest problem Read More
Why You Need to Focus on Developing Talent in an Employee Dominant Market
The employer’s market is well and truly over in Ireland. In fact, research studies indicate that Ireland's unemployment rate is profoundly low, currently sitting at 6.1% - the lowest jobless rate since 2008. In the highly competitive bio-pharma market, hiring and retaining great talent is perhaps the greatest challenge businesses face. But it also presents Read More
How to Place Reliable Entry Level Staff for Important Visual Inspections
Visual inspections are crucial in many industries. But none more so than the growing pharmaceutical industry in Ireland. Typically, staffing needs for visual inspections come when something has gone wrong with a batch, and you have to choose between pulling existing staff away from other batches or hiring new staff to fill the void. Unfortunately, Read More
A Quick Guide For Employers - What Should Be In An Employment Contract
Employment contracts are an extremely important document for employers. They create a legally binding agreement between you and your employee, ensuring that both parties are entering the working relationship on a fair and level playing ground. As an employer in Ireland you are legally required to enter into a contractual agreement with employees who work for a Read More
7 Interview Tips For Employers Looking To Make The Best Possible Hire

7 Interview Tips For Employers Looking To Make The Best Possible Hire

Although the Irish economy has held steady in recent years, and even grown by roughly 5% last year, this is far from a guarantee of success for businesses.  Building the right team of employees is crucial to your success - and all savvy HR managers and business owners know this. But how do ensure that you Read More
How To Retain Employees In The Long-Term (4 Smart Tactics)

How To Retain Employees In The Long-Term (4 Smart Tactics)

Employee retention is one of the most important aspects of establishing a fruitful and healthy business. Your staff are responsible for the fundamental activities of the business; including sales, marketing, planning, and customer satisfaction. Retaining employees can reduce the cost of hiring, or the loss of important expert knowledge. It also keeps your customers happy, Read More
How To Improve Processes At Work When Preparing To Hire and Scale

How To Improve Processes At Work When Preparing To Hire and Scale

Improving your organisation’s processes is critical when preparing to hire or scale. These process improvements contribute to the success and speed of your onboarding period for a new employee, create consistent quality of work across your organisation, and help your team get more things done in less time. Such benefits are crucial for the growth Read More
Non-Monetary Incentives That Will Have Your Staff Excited To Turn Up To Work
Did you know that less than 20% of Irish employees are actively engaged at work? No doubt your employees are looking for a competitive salary, promotions and raises, a retirement fund, and health insurance. But apart from these monetary incentives, many employees are also looking for other non-monetary benefits that will foster improved engagement and greater Read More