Recruitment News Ireland - Hartley People

How do I write a CV if I have no job experience?

Whether you’re a graduate with little or no job experience or you’re starting out in the world of work you can still create a successful and worthwhile CV. Here’s are our top tips: Look at having a skills-based CV rather than the traditional biographical one. This means listing your skills and writing something about them.

Hartley People Recruitment and Training celebrate 20 years of business

  Through a global recession and unprecedented pandemic, the Waterford business has seen it all over 20 years and continues to thrive. Waterford-based Hartley People has reached an exciting milestone as the company celebrates 20 years of delivering best-quality recruitment and training solutions. Through Hartley People’s unparalleled local and regional knowledge some 7,000 candidates have

How to find a graduate job in 2020

Looking for your first real job after graduation can be a challenge, but for the class of 2020 this may seem like a particularly difficult task. But there is good reason to be positive. Many of our clients are still continuing with their graduate employment programmes and we are seeing renewed confidence in the job

Working and Job Seeking in the South East during the Pandemic Report

Almost half of employees (44%) felt they were better prepared to return to remote working, as the government raised the level of restrictions. Half of all employees are concerned about their employer’s flexibility around remote working. 57% of employees are concerned about the security of their jobs over the coming months.   2020 has been

Working on your CV? Here’s how to make it stand out

These are very uncertain times with many of us now finding ourselves out of work. Some of us will be lucky and will go back into our old jobs but unfortunately some of us won’t. If you find yourself in a situation of job insecurity or perhaps low job satisfaction, this is a good time

How to establish a completely remote hiring process

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect business both here in Ireland and globally, it is rare to find an industry that hasn’t been affected by the fallout. While some clients are understandably putting new hires on hold there are still some businesses that are continuing to grow even in these difficult circumstances. We are

Interviewing safely and efficiently during the COVID-19 outbreak

Conducting interviews will be difficult for businesses during this time but it doesn’t mean that that they can’t take place. With careful planning and adherence to health and safety guidelines interviews can proceed as scheduled. Whether you’re a job seeker or an employer, we have put together some useful guidelines to ensure the smooth running

The top 5 most annoying CV mistakes and how to avoid making them

Our Career Development Coach and in-house CV expert, Fiona Hartley estimates she’s read over 3,500 CVs over the years. That’s a lot of CVs! Fiona says she sees the same annoying mistakes coming up regularly, and even though some of them might seem trivial, she believes that having the best CV possible can be the

Hartley People supporting the Mount Sion Choir

Christmas is all about tradition and it’s tradition here at Hartley People to create a unique Christmas card for our clients, colleagues and friends alike each Christmas. This year, we decided to do something different and for the first time ever, we decided against sending out traditional Christmas cards. This is partly because we’re striving