What is Irish Recruiters• Irish Recruiters is a LinkedIn group set up in December 07 by Declan Fitzgerald• The aim of which is to build community, promote education and raise the levels of recruitment sophistication within the Irish recruitment industry so that we all can get better at sourcing the best talent the world has to offer to these shores.• It also hopes to enhance Ireland’s brand as a centre of recruitment excellence around the world.• It is an network for recruiters based in Ireland and Irish recruiters based abroad.• The network meets up regularly in the form of Tweet Ups, Tuesday Club events, Irish Recruiters conferences and a Christmas dinner.• It is not trying to be the NRF or CIPD. It includes all facets of the Irish recruitment Industry e.g. employers, agencies, job boards, ATSs, etc.• It’s focus is on the internationalisation of recruitment and how technology is evolving the industry at lightening speed.
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Interesting facts about Irish Recruiters LinkedIn Group• Currently has 2120+ members and Deloitte Digicel growing. Diageo Pocket Kings• 147 CEO/Owners and 114 directors Hertz of Recruitment Agencies Sales Force Amnesty• 317 recruitment agencies Cisco Accenture represented Pfizer Siemens Tesco• 19 Job Boards Vodafone ARUP• 175 Recruitment Managers and 32 Eircom The Irish Times HR Managers from 224 companies Bank of Ireland Pocket Kings• Approx. 6% are from overseas Bank of Scotland Microsoft• 55 from Australia Ulster Bank BT Modus Link• 77 from Northern Ireland Independent Morgan McKinley• 40% of members are non agency Abbot Dell Board Bia Yahoo GoogleHave you joined the group yet? Facebook Xerox Concern EricssonIf not, go to groups section in LinkedIn LinkedIn KPMG and type “Irish Recruiters” to apply UCC
Education and Community • Irish Recruiters Conferences are normally half day events held in Dublin with speakers from home and abroad. These events typically have snappy 30 minute presentations with break out discussion sessions • Irish Recruiters a monthly newsletter that is shared with all members of Irish Recruiters. It is full of rich information from the world of recruitment and technology. It is also the perfect location for members to advertise their services • Irish Recruiters Tuesday Clubs are help each quarter of the year and are presentations given by Declan and members on hot topics in the industry as well as a series of break out discussions. These are a great way to network, share and learn from each other. • In association with the CIPD Irish Recruiters has teamed up to create Ireland’s first set of internet and social media courses. Trainings have been updated in 2011 to now include: • The Certified Internet Recruiter course – which over 125 recruiters have taken across the country • The Advanced Certified Internet Recruiter course • LinkedIn Recruitment Training • Social Media for HR • Using the internet and social media for to build your online brand and find a job