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#HerHaysStory Maureen Lynch, Director 

Maureen Lynch HHS blog image resized#HerHaysStory takes a look at the unique journeys of our inspiring female employees. Director, Maureen Lynch shares #HerHaysStory which includes the highlights and of her career and tips for marking the most of a career in recruitment. 

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Build a perfect CV with these 5 tips

Opportunities in Facilities Management are beginning to reappear, now is the perfect time to get your CV in shape. Hannah Murray, Recruiting Expert in Facilities Management, discusses 5 tips to improve your CV. 

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How to stop your best people leaving

How can you influence the best people in your organisation to stay? Hays Chief Executive, Alistair Cox, discusses the importance of managers who behave as role models and the influence they have on your staff. 

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Six negotiation mistakes to avoid

Founder and CEO of advantagesSPRING, Natalie Reynolds, believes passionately that everyone can learn to be an amazing negotiator In this blog post, Natalie discusses six mistakes to avoid in negotiating. 

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Fewer women means less tech talent 

IT is an industry that continues to be a male-dominated space, arguably to a greater degree than any other industry. Hays Director, James Milligan discusses the gender imbalance in the IT industry and how you can attract female talent to your organisation. 

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How to maintain a high performing team

In ever organisation you need to know when to retain the best people for your business and when to lose those who are not right business. This activity can be difficult, so how do you work out who to keep? 

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Opportunities for newly qualified accountants

Congratulations on completing your professional accountancy exams, your new qualifications give you greater control over the direction you want your career to take. Kieran Spillane, Hays Accountancy and Finance, has compiled a list of the most common routes taken by newly qualified accountants in order to give you a flavour of the journey ahead.

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CAO applicants: The construction sector is ripe with new opportunities.

Growth in the construction industry shows no sign of abating. By 2020, Ireland will need an extra 112,000 new workers in the sector to produce an expected output of €20 billion. The Government's commitment to create 60,000 new jobs makes the construction industry extremely attractive for graduates with the pick of employers competing for their skills. 

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Will 'Big Data' spell the end for executive recruitment?

With titles like ‘retained search’, ‘executive recruitment’ and ‘search and selection’ the top end of the recruitment business has always set itself apart from the rest of the industry. Firms either operate a distinct specialism (like at Hays) or create a premium brand which stands apart from the parent company. Some niche firms operate solely in the heady world of c-Suite recruitment. Richie Smith, Hays Ireland Client Engagement Director & Executive Recruiter discusses the impact Big Data will have on this approach. 

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Quit your job but not your career

Your resignation is unlikely to be the focus of a media storm but that doesn’t mean you don’t need to give it careful consideration. Now is unlikely to be the time for the truth. Remember that your job resignation is part of a formal process, don’t get caught up in the emotion and regret it later. By Nigel Heap, Managing Director, Hays UK & Ireland

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Skype interviews, be prepared

Today, a Skype interview connect an Irish candidate abroad with their employer of choice and neither needs to spend a penny on travel. High speed internet, high definition screens and pitch perfect audio have changed the face of recruitment.

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How to snag the graduate job of your dreams

With Tech companies around the world opening their doors to recent graduates of IT fields, Ross Heeney, recruitment consultant with Hays Digital Technology offers up some tips for finding the graduate programme that’s right for you.

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5 fashion dos and don’ts in the office

Dressing for your new job can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be. Sara Farrelly, Hays Banking Recruitment Consultant and fashion blogger will help you avoid the pitfalls with some simple tips.

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