Joanne McDonagh's Blog (38)

BOOST YOUR CV WITH THESE GREAT ONLINE COURSES





Online courses are a great way to help you level up and stay competitive while you are looking for a job.

We have listed 8 online courses that will enable you to gain CV worthy skills that you can learn from the comfort of your own home. As they say, there is no time…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on January 16, 2018 at 11:46am — No Comments

DO YOU LEAVE YOUR CANDIDATES IN THE DARK ?

It’s that time of year when new trends begin to emerge for the upcoming year. We recently discussed an emerging trend in our last article 2018 HR TRENDS – CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.

 

Minimal job descriptions, no confirmation email and no notice when the job position is filled, all contributed to…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on January 9, 2018 at 5:24am — No Comments

GET THE BALL ROLLING – MOTIVATING STAFF AFTER THE HOLIDAYS







It was the most wonderful time of the year and although some staff members are ready to get back into action straight away for the new year, some staff members need a little nudge.

Returning to work from this state of relaxation causes…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on January 4, 2018 at 9:22am — No Comments

REZOOMOS RECRUITMENT PREDICTIONS FOR 2018

Well, 2018 is fast approaching and there are a plethora of recruitment trend predictions floating around for the upcoming year.

Some trends will carry on from 2017 including the automation of recruitment and data analytics.

Here are our top 3 predictions for recruitment trends for 2018 with lots of lovely stats to provide you with a deeper insight into why we have selected these particular ones.…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on December 13, 2017 at 5:07am — No Comments

RECRUITMENT LESSONS FROM SANTA CLAUS

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s time to review the last 12 months and think about how you can drive your recruitment…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on December 5, 2017 at 9:51am — No Comments

WHAT’S NEXT FOR HR ? IT’S TIME TO LOSE THE PAPER..

Today’s job seekers needs and expectations differ to what once was, now they expect a more streamlined digital environment when they are going through the recruitment stages.

So, how can companies easily transition to these stages of the candidate’s journey without losing any vital parts of the process? The answer lies in going paperless and embracing digital.

By going digital it allows both the HR and employee to experience a stronger candidate and…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on November 24, 2017 at 10:14am — No Comments

2018 HR TRENDS – CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

One of the biggest undertakings in HR is recruitment.

When we think of recruitment and the process it involves we instantly think about the process such as specifications of a particular job, the action of attracting candidates to apply for that job, screening and selection of candidates, hiring the right candidate and the onboarding of those candidates.

These processes are changing and are facing new changes in 2018. What will the next HR trends for…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on November 14, 2017 at 8:02am — No Comments

2018 HR TRENDS – EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Trends in HR are ever changing. Every year new trends arise due to the issues that HR face and the discussion around how to solve them. Employee experience is the latest trend taking hold of the HR industry.

With companies being faced with the task of creating environments that make people genuinely want to show up to work.…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on November 10, 2017 at 10:26am — No Comments

CHOOSING BETWEEN TWO EQUALLY-QUALIFIED CANDIDATES

Very often in recruitment, you can be faced with a situation where you have to choose between two equally qualified candidates for a certain role. 

Even though many people think that this is a great situation to be in it…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on October 31, 2017 at 11:19am — No Comments

Top 5 Ways To Beat Stress At Work

Is your job demanding? Stress can account for 40% of all work-related illnesses and has remained a major issue in the global workforce.

Having the skills to be able to deal with pressure in a demanding position is a well sought after skill, but…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on October 17, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

OCTOBER HR EVENTS FOR YOUR CALENDAR IRELAND & UK 2017

As we near the end of Septemeber we bring you some of the top upcoming HR eventsaround Ireland & The UK for the month of October. You might want to circle these ones on your…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on October 4, 2017 at 11:48am — No Comments

5 QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD AVOID ASKING AT INTERVIEWS

Do you have any questions? This is one of the most dreaded questions candidates dislike being asked! We recently covered questions you should ask at the end of interviews but what about the ones you…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on September 12, 2017 at 5:56am — No Comments

4 THINGS JOBSEEKERS WANT FROM YOUR HIRING PROCESS

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When someone applies for a job, there are certain things potential candidates will expect from the hiring manager during the hiring process.



Often the employer’s wants/needs are highlighted while those of job seekers are overshadowed.  So here are 4 things to keep in mind that job seekers expect from you during your hiring…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on September 12, 2017 at 5:53am — No Comments

6 GREAT HR BOOKS YOU SHOULD BE READING !

In order to keep pace with the changes taking place in the business ecosystem, it is imperative for HR professionals to take every opportunity to gain knowledge and insights from every available source. 

As…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on August 16, 2017 at 5:22am — No Comments

MANAGING DEPRESSION IN THE WORKPLACE A HR GUIDE

Depression can be a devastating and long-term illness that afflicts workers in all types of employment.

1 in 6 workers deal with mental health problems such as anxiety, stress or depression. With these stats increasing, every company will at some stage experience mental…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on August 2, 2017 at 10:14am — No Comments

Metrics You Should Be Measuring for HR Success

Hiring candidates in a perfect world goes something like this:

Step 1: Post the job opening for the position you need to fill.

Step 2: Fill that position with a qualified candidate.

Step 3: Pop the champagne bottles because you are on…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on July 14, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

MARKETING YOUR PERSONAL BRAND THROUGH A DIGITAL CV

In part 1 of our blog collaboration with Maeve Ahern O’Neill from The Branding of Me we discuss how you can market your personal brand through a digital CV  

Rezoomo’s newly launched Digital CV gives you the chance to tell your story, showcase your skills and in turn get you noticed by hiring managers.

In this blog we give you an overview of how you can use your …

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on June 27, 2017 at 5:28am — No Comments

Blog Your Way To Your Next Job ..............

If you’re already blogging, you know that operating a blog is a great way to share your perspectives, inspire discussion, and connect with like-minded individuals. But did you know that blogging can also land you a dream job?

Employers like to hire people who are well-informed and keen. That’s why you should consider adding a Blog to your social media presence or even better to a free Rezoomo digital CV.

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on June 21, 2017 at 9:37am — No Comments

THE SOAR OF UNLIMITED HOLIDAY POLICY

Take all the time you need. Taking time off gives up the opportunity to recharge our batteries and is crucial every now and then. The majority of companies have a set number of paid days that employees can take off every year, recently there has been a rise in the number of companies offering their staff the opportunity to take as many days off as they like. This practice is highly disputed with some saying that it leaves employees confused to how much time they should take off or those in…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on June 12, 2017 at 11:46am — No Comments

Work In HR ? Here Is A Question To Think About ...

Are you really selling your companies culture ? 

Recruitment as we know it has changed. The ball no longer lies with the recruiter but with the employee.  Job seekers especially millennials are getting fussier about where they work and are doing their homework on companies before they even apply for a role.

What you need to ask yourself at this stage is are you really selling your companies culture ?

If you are unsure or your answer is no,…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on June 12, 2017 at 6:49am — No Comments

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