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FAE Careers Evening

The ACA Professionals Committee of Chartered Accountants are holding a FAE Careers evening on Tuesday the 17th of February to provide newly qualified professionals with career and employment decision advice. The seminar aims to provide insights as to the opportunities in the market place for newly qualified accountants.   Lincoln are delighted to announce that … Continued

Ireland Salary & Employment Insights Survey 2015

We at Lincoln Recruitment Specialists are delighted to present our Ireland Salary & Employment Insights Survey 2015. Through researching market trends, conducting interviews with business owners, tapping in to the knowledge of our experienced consultants and conducting an in-depth salary review we have developed this comprehensive guide which identifies the key recruitment trends for Ireland in 2015. … Continued

New Website, Same Ethos

Welcome to the Lincoln Recruitment Specialists new website. We aim to provide a more user friendly, intuitive and responsive website to both candidates and clients. Our Market Updates, News & Events and Blog sections will keep you updated on all employment news, events, the latest trends, market information, career, leadership and motivational insights from our experienced … Continued

Curriculum Vitae Preparation

You will receive a better response to your CV if it is well written, organised, and relevant. This can be challenging because you ideally need to limit the length to 3 pages and in addition you need to ensure that it is relevant and not laborious to the reader. Very often it is your first … Continued

Interview Advice

Invariably, when pursuing new career opportunities, you will be asked to attend for an interview. The interview is often the most critical event in you securing that new job, and while each interview differs from the next there are some guidelines that will always apply. In addition, competency based interviews, are increasing popular and we … Continued

Working in Ireland

What you need to know if you want to move to Ireland for work. Firstly different rules apply to different nationalities: European Union Nationals EU Nationals do not require a work permit to live and work in Ireland. Non European Union and European Economic Area Nationals Visas are only granted to candidates with specific skills … Continued

Temporary and Contract Market FAQs

Who would benefit from a Temp Job? Temporary jobs offer the unique opportunity to earn income and add skills to your resume while continuing your search for that “perfect position”. Temp positions are appealing for a number of reasons: You may be a recent college graduate seeking experience or current student seeking employment during college … Continued

Q3 Ireland Legal Employment Market Update

Overview The conclusion of the third quarter saw the busiest month of the year so far (September) come to an end. There was a marked increase in new in-house roles coming on board – some of them contract based – and a number of smaller firms that had not recruited over the past few years … Continued

Lincoln Accounting Market Update – Industry & Commerce Q3 2014

OVERVIEW The Accounting market within industry & commerce has seen continued growth  in Q3. The demand for qualified accountants in the Irish market has remained increasingly strong with ‘Big 4’ qualified accountants with 1-3 years’ PQE within industry remaining the most sought after candidates in the market at present. Multinationals, PLC’s and Shared Services Centres … Continued

Banking & Financial Services Employment Market Update Q3 2014

OVERVIEW The employment market in banking and FS through the third quarter was predictably quiet but did have a noticeable pick up in September. This is quite typical of the market at this time of year with key decision makers and hiring managers trying to work their recruitment needs around the holiday period. September though … Continued

Funds & Asset Management Employment Market Overview – Q3 2014

MARKET OVERVIEW With the industry enjoying significant growth a number of strategic roles have come up in the Funds & Asset management employment market in areas such as Product Development, Relationship Management and Operations. At the more mid/junior level the funds market remains highly competitive with candidates having a lot of options when exploring their … Continued

Part Qualified Accountants – Market Update Q3 2014

Last year we continued to see a positive up lift in the Accountancy jobs market, particularly in the part-qualified and newly qualified area with strong demand for top talent within Multinational Software houses and of course within the FMCG and Pharma sectors. This trend also strongly followed within Financial Services where there was an increase … Continued

ANNOUNCEMENT: Lincoln Recruitment Specialists acquire Macklin Sterling

Lincoln Recruitment Specialists are delighted to announce its recent acquisition of Legal recruitment specialist consultancy Macklin Sterling Ltd.  This exciting acquisition will allow Lincoln to offer its clients expert legal recruitment services for all in-house and legal practice roles. The business acquired will be fully merged into Lincoln Search & Selection and its founding Director, John Macklin, will join Lincoln Search & Selection as a … Continued

Latest Lincoln Accountancy market insights April 2013

Lincoln Recruitment Specialists have completed in-depth analysis and research of the accountancy market for year to date 2013 and results highlight a number of heightened demands for niche and specific skillsets in the Accountancy market. Key requirements include: strong systems skills tax structuring ability an advisory focus to non-finance divisions and Previous exposure to MNC or … Continued

Guest Speaker John Teeling – The Future of Business, a personal perspective

Our most recent breakfast briefing took place on Friday, 5th October 2012 with one of Ireland’s most respected entrepreneurs John Teeling on the topic: The Future of Business, a personal perspective. John Teeling is best known in Ireland as the Founder and Chairman of Cooley Distillery, however he also focuses on the Natural Resources sector, where over the … Continued

Guest Speaker Conor O’Shea – What Businesses can Learn from Sports Management

Conor O’Shea attracts a crowd – even for a breakfast briefing at 7.30 in the morning. The ex-Leinster and London-Irish full back, now Director of Rugby at Harlequins RFC, was our keynote speaker at the booked-out Lincoln Insights Quarterly Breakfast Briefing in Chartered Accountants’ House last Friday, discussing what Businesses can learn from Sports Management … Continued

Guest Speaker Kingsley Aikins – Thriving in a Networked Age

Kingsley Aikins is a prolific and lifetime networker. He was until 2009 the President and CEO of The Ireland Funds, based in Sydney and Boston among 10 other cities around the world, facilitating the funding of over 1200 projects in Ireland worth over a quarter of a billion dollars. These projects were as diverse as … Continued