Not all superheroes wear capes – The changing face of the workforce

Not all superheroes wear capes – The changing face of the workforce


The Irish workforce is changing. There has been a radical shift in workforce dynamics that, for the most part heretofore, has gone unnoticed. Independent professional contractors are now becoming a more mainstream solution to staffing needs, having mainly operated in...
EC welcomes Dan Potts to head Contracting Division

EC welcomes Dan Potts to head Contracting Division


We are delighted to welcome Dan Potts to the Executive Connections Leadership Team as the Director of Contracting. We feel Dan’s commitment to exceptional customer service and his drive to exceed client expectations truly embodies the company’s core values and ethics...
Executive Connections receives Business All-Star Accreditation

Executive Connections receives Business All-Star Accreditation


Our team has been very busy over the last 8 weeks working with the All-Ireland Business Foundation to achieve our Business All-Star Accreditation Certificate.  This accreditation is an outstanding achievement and recognises the hard work and dedication of our team in...
6 things you need to know when attracting Millennials

6 things you need to know when attracting Millennials


Do you have plans to hire in 2019? It is becoming more and more likely that one of your next hires will be a ‘Millennial’. Born between the early 1980s up to 2000s, Millennials or Generation Y’s role in the workplace is a hot topic at the moment as they continue to...
How To Minimize Unconscious Bias During Recruitment

How To Minimize Unconscious Bias During Recruitment


Unconscious Bias, also called Implicit Bias, as a novel concept was first introduced in a paper of 2006, as “the new science of unconscious mental processes that has a substantial bearing on discrimination law”, and refuted the longstanding belief that humans are...
Asset Finance – Have Alternative Lenders overtaken the Banks?

Asset Finance – Have Alternative Lenders overtaken the Banks?


The Asset Finance area is one that has seen significant growth over the past 5 years. With more and more flexible financial solution being provided by alternative lenders are we seeing a shift in the tide from the pillar banks? The SME Lending sector is certainly a...
How to future-proof your career for the digital industrial revolution

How to future-proof your career for the digital industrial revolution


According to Orla Graham, Deloitte’s chief human resources officer, the workplace of the future will change. The focus will be on greater collaboration, team-working and innovation. It will require a workforce capable of working in diverse teams to do work which is...
Economy ‘to hit full employment’ in 2019 with record 2.3m in work

Economy ‘to hit full employment’ in 2019 with record 2.3m in work


The Central Bank says it expects to see an additional 89,000 jobs created in the Irish economy over the next two years, bringing total employment to a record 2.3 million. In its latest quarterly bulletin, the bank also upgraded its headline growth forecast for the...