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Fastnet – The Talent Group® is a market leader in providing national contract solutions, primarily to the Life Sciences sector. 

Fastnet has twenty years’ experience working with a broad spectrum of companies, from global multinationals to SMEs.   We have a team of experienced talent consultants and an extensive industry network, which enables us to source great contracting roles from our clients.

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From word go, Fastnet were extremely understanding and accommodating. They had fantastic roles available and there is plenty of potential for permanency in the roles they offer. 

Chris, Process Specialist


Great experience - Deirdre was always extremely professional & helpful with anything you may require. Would have no hesitation recommending the team at Fastnet! 

Anonymous, Contractor


Amazing to work alongside, always on hand to offer great support and advice. Would gladly do so again! 

Allen Grennan, Document Controller

 



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FASTNET FIRST-HAND: Strategic Talent Management - Looking Back
02/12/2020
Article by Jennifer O'Brien Over a series of articles, I have explored and shared the crux of my studies on the concept of Strategic Talent Management, deciphering the literature, exploring the concept with established Senior Industry professionals and ultimately exploring five major themes recurrently appearing t...
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FASTNET FIRST-HAND- In conversation with Claire Harrington, Good Shepherd Cork
26/11/2020
Over the years, Fastnet has formed a strong friendship with Good Shepherd Cork. In 1972, Sr Colette Hickey of the Good Shepherd Sisters founded Edel House emergency accommodation for women and children in Cork city. Since then, their good work has extended to a wider range of services to reach more vulnerable people wi...
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FASTNET FIRST-HAND- COVID 19 and Life Science Supply Chains
10/11/2020
By Danielle Francois 2020 has been a year of shocks. Shocks to our economies, shocks to how we interact at an interpersonal and social level and of course shocks to Supply Chains all over the world. The COVID-19 Pandemic has arguably been the biggest shock to Supply Chain since globalisation really took hold 25 years ...
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FASTNET FIRST-HAND- Retaining Talent within Ireland's Life Science Organisations
04/11/2020
Despite 40% of organisations in Ireland experiencing an increase in employee turnover and these high attrition rates being a significant organisational cost, it is interesting to note that 56% of organisations do not calculate the cost of labour turnover. Similarly, only 32% of global leaders view retention as a top pr...
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FASTNET FIRST-HAND- Lockdown 2.0-The Importance of Empathy
20/10/2020
Back in March, when a global pandemic chased us out of our offices, I can say with all honesty, I found myself feeling more overwhelmed than ever before. Like so many, I was working from home, whilst caring for and homeschooling my 3 kids (although ‘home-schooling’ is very generous for what we managed to ac...
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FASTNET FIRST-HAND- Diversity within the Executive Search Process
12/10/2020
By Nicole Ueland-O' Connor Following on from my first article on international candidate mobility, in this article I will explore the issue of diversity within the executive search process as it was one of the themes I examined in my recent thesis for my Master’s in International Business at Cork Institute o...
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FASTNET FIRST-HAND: Introducing Danielle Francois, Lead Talent Consultant
06/10/2020
In conversation with Elaine Harrington; Welcome to the team, Danielle! You are the first member of the team to join remotely. How have the last 4 weeks been? "It has been a different experience for sure, you miss out on quite a lot of the social aspect of work and onboarding into a new company when you do n...
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Engaging Talent in Life Science Organisations
29/09/2020
By Jennifer O'Brien From an organisational perspective, engagement is the ‘engine of the vehicle’. It begins long before the employment contract is signed and continues right throughout the employee lifecycle. To give an overarching view on employee engagement, it can be carved into three areas; cogn...
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Developing Talent in Life Science Organisations – Challenging the Concept of a Traditional Career
31/08/2020
By Jennifer O' Brien Recently, the concept of a traditional career is being challenged, which in turn is steering companies toward constant learning experiences that allow employees to build skills quickly, easily, and on their terms. These new learning models are challenging the traditional concept of a static ca...
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Managing Talent within the Life Science Sector in Ireland
20/08/2020
By Jennifer O'Brien We have all heard the age-old saying that people leave managers, not organisations. Historic and recent literature both stress the need to hold Line Managers accountable for talent. But, is this the case? Should a portion of the blame not fall on the shoulders of HR, and the organisation alike?...
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