ISS Ltd – Interview Prep Series: First Impressions

Ever wondered about the power of first impressions in an interview setting? It’s phenomenal.   Within seconds of meeting, we unconsciously judge and are judged. This instant assessment might seem daunting, but it’s also an incredible opportunity. Let me share a recent experience that really drove this home.   I walked into a room to…

Medical Device R&D Engineers: Ever wanted to create your own Job?

Which came first the chicken or the egg?   In your standard recruitment process I normally find out what my client wants to hire; what skills, experience, qualifications etc they require for a specific role, and then I go and try and find this person. So far so good?   Well, what if the client…

What 15 Years of Sales Recruitment has taught me about Salespeople

As a recruiter with 15 years of experience in the sales recruitment sector, I have learnt a tremendous amount about what makes a great salesperson.   I have meet with, interviewed, placed, and built long standing friendships with Salespeople who have sold in every industry imaginable. And it is fair to say that I have…

Work Life Balance is a Fallacy: If you love your Job, you never work a Day in your Life.

We’ve all heard this phrase before: “If you love your job, you never work a day in your life.” But is it true?   At first glance, it appears to be an idealistic perspective of working life. After all, who wouldn’t want to love their job? However, upon further examination, this phrase reveals a more…

The Medical Device Industry, Ireland. The battle for Talent.

The Medical Device Industry in Ireland is growing rapidly and is set to continue to flourish over the next 20 years. Ireland is fast becoming a hub for medical device companies due to its highly educated workforce, competitive tax incentives and world-class infrastructure.   In recent years, Ireland has seen a huge increase in medical…

ISS Ltd – Mar 2023 Featured Role: Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer

This months Featured Role is a Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer, and we are happy to offer a Signing Bonus (€) to the successful candidate.   Working with a leading Medical Device Manufacture with substantial Operations in Ireland and Internationally; this opportunity is offering a very competitive package (€80k – €85k+ Basic), plus Annual Bonus (10%).…

The power of Sport and Recruitment

There is a reason that we all see Charity Runs and other Sporting Posts on LinkedIn on a regular basis, the Link between Sport and Business is undeniable, but has its links to Recruitment ever been fully understood?   If you want to measure how important your Sporting background is too you in getting a…

Merry Christmas to everyone in my Network both Clients and Candidates

I wish everyone a Happy Christmas and New Year and look forward to working with you all in 2023.   We worked with some great Talent this year at ISS Ltd and it is a privilege to work with some of Ireland’s best companies in the Medical Device Industry.   What made this year a…

The Recruitment Shortages Facing the Irish Medical Device Industry in 2023

Ireland’s commitment to developing cutting-edge technology has made it an ideal location for the medical device industry. Not only does this bring opportunities for those already working in the field, but it also offers new prospects to those seeking employment. With access to world-class research facilities, universities, and a highly educated workforce, Ireland is well-positioned…

We Need to Speed Up the Recruitment Process

The recruitment process is a challenging one; it can be extremely draining on your resources, energy, and time. The longer the process takes, the more it costs the company, as well as makes the process more frustrating for everyone involved.   When it comes to the recruitment process, time is of the essence. Having a…