Category: Insights

  • Launch of the Early Career Awards 2023


    “The award is holistic in nature and it takes into account any obstacles people have overcome to get to where they are, it takes into account their personality and presentation and that is why all the finalists are interviewed by our wonderful panel of judges” Read more

  • Funds & Banking Q2 2023 Market Update


    General observations There was an initial cooling within the Funds market from the frenetic activity of the previous two years. Despite some recent negative market sentiment across the Tech and Financial Services industries, Fund Administrators have remained committed to hiring externally and the market remains very candidate driven. Whilst we have seen a partial decline […] Read more

  • HR Q2 2023 Market Update


    General Observations Over the second quarter of 2023, there has been strong activity in the HR Recruitment space. Most notably, there has been a surge in Talent Acquisition professionals entering the market. This is largely due to the well-publicised tech layoffs from key players in the industry. Lincoln HR successfully executed 3 Talent Acquisitions briefs […] Read more

  • Legal Q2 2023 Market Update


    General observations It is clear from assessing Q2 market conditions in the legal space that it is an opportune time to kickstart or progress your career as a legal professional. The legal support staff market is thriving at the moment and it is very much at the behest of the candidate. In particular, the demand […] Read more

  • Technology Q2 2023 Market Update


    General Observations There’s no secret that the demand in Technology staffing experienced a turbulent start in 2023. Given job performance over the last number of years, a cooling was inevitable. This has been felt across Q1 and Q2 in most sectors of IT. Given most announcements have significantly impacted the larger players across Technology, interestingly […] Read more

  • Compliance & Risk Q2 2023 Market Update


    General Observations As the year has progressed, we have seen a slight softening in demand for Compliance & Risk professionals as many organisations tighten their belts and bed down the numerous hires made in recent months and years. There was certainly a much more cautious approach to recruitment in Q2, not just within Compliance & […] Read more

  • Half Year Economic Outlook with Jim Power


    There is no greater manifestation on the ground in an economy in terms of real economic activity than what we’re collecting on the tax side. JIM POWER On the first of our webinar series, leading economist Jim Power dives into the Irish tax figures from the first 6 months of 2023, international trends, national employment […] Read more

  • Examples of intelligent interview questions to ask at the end of an interview


    “Do you have any questions for me? The most common feedback we receive from a client post interview with a candidate is “they didn’t ask any questions”. So, why is it so important to ask questions? Asking intelligent and high impact questions can demonstrate your knowledge, but more than anything it gives an insight into […] Read more

  • The number 1 quality people look for in a manager

    [I]f you were to go out and ask “what are the qualities of a good manager”, you will probably end up with a list of over 20 qualities. Why? Because it depends on so many differing factors and is of course, different for every organisation, industry and situation. The qualities of what makes a good manager vary greatly […] Read more

  • 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