Category: Diversity

  • Neurodiversity: A Competitive Advantage in the Irish Workforce


    Neurodiversity in Ireland The idea of inclusion in the workplace and anti-discrimination have been key targets in the global workforce for many years. With the onset of time, the aspects of each have grown, with one of the newest additions being the inclusion of neurodiversity in the workplace. Neurodiversity is a framework which embraces a… Read more

  • The Power of the Subconscious Mind

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    We spend most of our time on autopilot. Everything we do, from breathing to walking, to eating and having a conversation, occurs automatically as a way for our brain to preserve energy for what it considers more important tasks. This is the subconscious mind at work. Freud developed the 3-level model of the mind, which is… Read more

  • 3 Irish Women in STEM

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    To mark International Women’s Day 2021, we would like to take the chance to highlight some Irish women who are paving the way in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). Of course, there are many names we could mention in this piece, but the following five have really stood out to us over the past… Read more

  • Women in Construction: Bridging the gap


    “Addressing the gender imbalance in the construction industry is more than a moral issue. It is a practical challenge for our industry in the face of ongoing productivity issues and an imminent skills shortage.” Jean Winters, Industrial Relations, and Employment Director, Construction Industry Federation. According to a Membership diversity report issued by the CIF, only 5.5%… Read more

  • The Definitive Accountancy Guide 2022

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      Our Accountancy and Finance team have worked together to produce a useful guide for newly qualified accountants, those returning to the workforce and even those who are still studying that is packed with: Advice Trends Career Paths Interviews Salaries And lots more VIEW THE GUIDE   Read more

  • The Great Irish Standoff

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    If remote work is the hottest benefit since company cars in the 80’s then why are so many companies in Ireland holding back from committing to even a hybrid model? From what we can see in the marketplace two things are happening: 1) Employees are threatening to leave should they not get offered fully remote… Read more

  • Increasing Diversity and Reducing Bias in the Workplace

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    Diversity and inclusion are now at the forefront of most organisations’ strategies for improvement and growth. Businesses everywhere are striving to be more inclusive of prospective employees in regards to gender, age, ethnicity, sexuality and more. In order to increase diversity and reduce bias, one must look at every stage of the hiring process, from… Read more

  • Lincoln Recruitment Joins the 30% Club


    Lincoln Recruitment has joined the 30% Club list of signatories, strengthening our commitment to improving gender diversity in the higher ranks of business. The 30% Club launched as a campaign in the Ireland in 2010 with a goal of achieving a minimum of 30% women on FTSE-100 boards. As Managing Director of Lincoln Recruitment, Shay… Read more

  • Subconscious Discrimination: When Cognitive Bias is employed in Recruitment, Promotion or Selection

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    Whenever you are responsible for hiring or promoting an employee, your subconscious plays a large part in the selection process, whether you realise it or not. Unfortunately, the methods that people use to make these types of decisions will often lead to cognitive biases being employed. There is always a risk that a person will… Read more