“Setting the Standard for Excellence in Recruitment” www.collinsmcnicholas.ie
Our Mission Statement“Our mission is to achieve a consistently high level of excellence in the quality of recruitment andHR consultancy services which we provide to our clients and to our candidates.”Who Are We?Collins McNicholas was established in 1990 and has Our Peoplesince become Ireland’s most respected recruitment and We pride ourselves in offering an exceptional serviceHR Services organisation. We have five offices across to both our clients and our candidates, maintaining atIreland – Galway (Head Office), Dublin, Cork, Sligo and all times, the highest professional standards throughAthlone (Co Westmeath). our commitment and ethical work practices. Because of the importance we place on serviceWe focus on quality and not quantity, and through our a excellence we are one of the few recruitmentconsultative approach advise jobseekers on the best organisations with a long-standing team ofcareer opportunities available in the market. We were experienced recruiters. This level of experiencefirst Recruitment and HR Consultancy Company in provides us with the required exposure and knowledgeIreland to receive the ISO 9002 accreditation, that enables us to thoroughly understand the businessdemonstrating our commitment to providing the best needs of our clientsservice to our candidates and clients.We are proud of our achievements to over the past 17years and endeavour to lead the industry when it comesto best practice recruitment in Ireland.Our Company ValuesCollins McNicholas is renowned nation-wide for its ethics Our Expertisewithin the HR Industry. The culture of our company isunderpinned by core values which drive the group We work across all levels of experience from entrynation-wide and provide a premium service to level to senior management, specialising mainly incandidates and clients alike. They are: the following areas: - Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices - Integrity - Technical & Engineering - Confidentiality - ICT - Openness & Friendliness - Production/Manufacturing - Quality - Accountancy, Banking & Finance - Sales & Marketing - Willingness to go "the extra mile" - Business Support Services - Long-term Relationship between clients and - Retail & Hospitality Management candidates. - Executive Search & Selection
Our Services Awards & AchievementsCollins McNicholas offers a wide range of Recruitment − Achieved ISO 9002 certification in 1994.and HR Consulting services that are uniquely tailored toeach client’s specific requirements. We provide these − Received award from PacifiCare for “Excellencebespoke solutions to companies all across Ireland from in Recruitment” in supporting the startup of thatSMEs to multinationals, public sector and semi-state facility in Letterkenny in 1998.organisations. − Received an award from company “And” for our achievement in managing their start-up. FurtherRecruitment Services to this we jointly presented to Western Branch of the CIPD “How to manage a start up’ − Permanent Solutions − Temporary & Contract − Winner of Irish Times Cedar Awards for client advert (Bausch & Lomb). − Executive Search & Selection − Public Sector − Winner of the prestigious "Excellence through − Volume Recruitment People" certification in 2004. − Master Vendor Services − Winner of Galway Chamber Business Award for − Campaign Management the SME category in September 2005. − Payroll Services − Short listed for the Cork Chamber Business Award for the SME category in 2006 HR Consultancy − We are regularly officially invited to the openings − Psychometric / Aptitude Testing. of most IDA start up’s in Ireland and have − Outplacement received honorable mentions at many of these − Job Description Development over the years. − Executive Coaching − On-Boarding − Received recognition for our contribution to − Interview Skills Training Teleflex Medical during their initial start up in Athlone Co. Westmeath. − Career Transition Services − Contracts of Employment − Received recognition for our contribution to KCI − Executive Hiring Best Practice Athlone during their initial start up in Athlone Co. Westmeath.Our Clients
Some Testimonials Briefly …Why Us?From our Clients: • Our people –30 talented, expert, creative and clever recruitment industry professionals who"Collins McNicholas are very proactive on behalf of the will understand your business and place thecustomer and adept on candidate selection. I find themresponsive & supportive of our business, and view them right people who will add value and become theas a business partner rather than service." foundations of your future success. Helen Fahy, HR Manager, Ireland & UK, Celestica Ireland Ltd. • Exceptional Database – spanning 17 years with more than 150,000 active and current“Acorn Life has enjoyed a long standing relationship with candidates across the widest possible range ofCollins McNicholas. They understand our specific needs, skills and experience you could imagine.are always professional and have a high calibre of Assessed, interviewed, understood and with thecandidates which is paramount in this competitive toolkit of skills you need. All over Ireland.market, where we need the best in the business" Carina Leonard, HR Manager, Acorn Life • Sourcing strategies that are fresh, original and innovative because we think that sometimes the“I found Collins McNicholas to be helpful, friendly and best people are where no one else thinks ofefficient, took the headache out of organizing interviews. looking.Collins McNicholas’ liaison officer was at the end ofphone or email to deal with any queries or worries duringthe process of recruitment. Top class of • A Strong valued Brand – with an outstandinginterviewees presented for interview.” Reputation. We earned our reputation by providing a committed, professional & ethical John Grant, CEO Western Alzheimer Foundation service.From our Candidates: Collins McNicholas prides itself on the discretion and quality of our conduct in our dealings with clients. All"I would really like to thank you for all your help over thepast months, I really did appreciate it all so so much. our consultants abide by a strict code of conduct thatYou are an excellent professional and a lovely person to surpasses virtually all other recruitment firmsdeal with. May I wish you every success in the future commitment to assuring quality of services.and you never know are paths may cross again." Whenever clients deal with Collins McNicholas theyI wish to thank you most sincerely for all your very know that they have a firms confidentiality, integrity,assistance to me over the last month. Your and care at the forefront of all dealings.professionalism is matched only by your verve andenthusiasm for both the candidate and the client. I willcertainly recommend you and your firm to any goodpeople I know in the industry.""I just want to thank you so much for meeting me andkeeping in touch, it was good to know that you werereally helping as I sometimes found other recruitmentagencies we not as helpful or as informative."