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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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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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Attracting Talent to Life Science Organisations in Ireland
10/08/2020
By Jennifer O' Brien A McKinsey Global Institute study predicted correctly that employers in North America and Europe will demand eighteen million more third-level educated workers than will be available in 2020. Even throughout the COVID pandemic, we can see the demand for highly skilled talent remains. This wi...
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Reflections on International Candidate Mobility
23/07/2020
As part of our Fastnet blog series, I have been asked to share some insights with you from my recent master’s degree thesis in International Business, completed at Cork Institute of Technology in 2019. In 2017, I began the Master’s in International business as a part-time evening student, supported by ...
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The Journey of Strategic Talent Management- Jennifer O' Brien
02/07/2020
Last week, I began my series of articles to delve into the topic covered in my MA HRM thesis. The thesis focused on the extent to which Strategic Talent Management is understood, and properly utilised, in the Life Science Sector in Ireland. I chose this sector as the focus of the study due to the significant presence o...
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Strategic Talent Management within Ireland’s Life Science Sector- Jennifer O' Brien
24/06/2020
In 2016, I began a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management with Cork Institute of Technology, now Munster Technical University. Throughout my time in this degree programme, as well as my work with Fastnet – The Talent Group, I became very interested in the concept of Strategic Talent Management and how...
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STRONG DEMAND FOR TOP LEADERSHIP TALENT IN LIFE SCIENCES
25/05/2020
Eoin Burke-Kennedy had a recent article in The Irish Times captioned ‘Irish exports hit record €15.7bn in March as demand for medicines surges’. Quoting the latest figures from the CSO he went on to advise that: “goods exports rose by €4.3 billion or 38 per cent in the space of one month in ...
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Therese Keohane, BUL at Fastnet, discusses recruiting for the Life Sciences sector during COVID-19
21/04/2020
Our professional and personal lives were transformed by Leo Varadkar’s announcement on March 13th. Working in recruitment, I constantly have discussions with clients and candidates on traits such as flexibility, being adaptable or a self-starter, dealing with difficult situations; but I never would have thought t...
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Staying Connected While Working from Home- our Marketing Executive, Elaine,discusses the importance of consistent communication while working from home during the COVID-19 crisis
In November 2019, I returned to work after taking a 3-year break to care for my young family. While I loved being with the children, motherhood is hard work and I missed the social interaction you get from being part of a team. I also missed working in marketing. I missed the intellectual stimulation. Suffering the sa...
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