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
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
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
In recent years, Ireland has become one of the biggest pharmaceutical locations in the world. Even though the bio-pharma industry is still relatively new in Ireland, it is growing at a rapid speed. For instance, only 2,500 people worked in the sector in 2005, and as of 2016 that number grew to a staggering 25,000 Read More
It was the perfect storm - both metaphorically and literally. One of Dublin’s biggest distributors of home-grown and imported fresh produce had let go of 40 employees. Despite this being a planned redundancy, they didn't anticipate what would happen next. A severe weather warning hit Dublin and snow was on its way. Sure, for most
Logistics companies all over Ireland rely on Flexsource and other recruitment agencies to fill their fluctuating 3PL staffing demands. The main reason for outsourcing this function is because it’s complex and riddled with risk. Your demand fluctuates, which means you need flexibility with your team. But flexibility doesn’t necessarily sit well with the best talent.
If you’re reading this article then you are possibly considering a partnership with a recruitment or staffing agency. Staffing agencies provide a lot of benefits in an Irish job market that is favouring employees. They alleviate the pressure of the hiring process, tap into a pool of skilled and relevant candidates, and are a trusted
Applying for a job can be a challenging experience for many individuals. The recruitment process is often arduous or unclear, and differentiating yourself from other candidates can feel like an impossibility. Since most employers only require job applicants to provide a resume, a cover letter can be a great way to stand out from the
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