It is widely cited that a diverse working environment allows for different perspectives, ideas and subsequently greater success. Despite this belief, we are still faced with a male dominated candidate pool across engineering disciplines in the Life Science industry in Ireland. A recent study conducted by Engineer...
Fastnet – The Talent Group has launched a new division to exclusively service the critical role of talent management within multinational and indigenous companies in Ireland. The establishment of the division is a response to the ever-increasing challenge for companies not just to attract, but to keep valued em...
Ireland's Life Sciences sector has grown from humble beginnings in the 1960s to global significance. The small island with a population of 4.5m has attracted nine out of the top 10 global pharmaceutical corporations. Ireland is today the world’s eighth-largest producer and fifth-largest exporter of pharmaceut...
Global corporate leaders are worried about international developments such as Brexit and the Trump presidency, but are upbeat for their own businesses, according to a survey released at the Davos summit.
The PwC survey found 38% of global businesses are very confident about their companies’ growth prospects fo...
Ambitious companies are investing more time and money into a longer term strategy approach to attracting and retaining top performing employees.
This more focused and committed approach to talent development is clearly visible in sectors such as pharma, biosciences and medical devices. Competition for top staff is v...
Ireland has ranked first in the world in the inaugural “Good Country” index which measures how much each country on earth contributes to the planet and the human race.
An IDA statement describes the index and how as part of the survey, Ireland was ranked against its peers in terms of education, s...
Fastnet’s temporary, contract and interim recruitment solutions allow clients the flexibility to increase and decrease headcount in an economic environment where change is inevitable and flexibility is essential. Whether it’s a start up, ramp up, specific project, seasonal fluctuation or if you simply requi...
Fastnet Recruitment & Search are proud sponsors of this year’s CIPD HR Leadership Event in Cork.
We welcome you to join us and many other HR professionals at this event which will focus on HR Leadership and the CIPD Calendar of events for the year.
Mary Connaughton, the newly appointed Ireland Director, CIP...
Niamh O' Driscoll, Managing Director, Fastnet Recruitment & Search
As Ireland’s economic growth continues to top the European Union league table at 7% this year, unemployment is now in the single digits and expected to fall to 7.9% by 2017.
There is no doubt that IDA Ireland has had an ex...